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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student
# Evidence
# Evidence

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student

Feb 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 74,880 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that a separate GSOC investigation is also being carried out.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution
# Veteran Comedian
# Veteran Comedian

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution

Feb 18th 2021, 4:51 PM 34,965 Views 0 Comments

Fox walked free from court last May after being cleared of all charges against him.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Man due in court charged with alleged sexual assault in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Man due in court charged with alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Feb 11th 2021, 11:48 AM 26,763 Views 0 Comments

The victim was out running when she was attacked.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Tolka Valley Park
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Tolka Valley Park

Jan 31st 2021, 7:24 AM 44,752 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are “following a definite line of enquiry”.

# sexual-assault - Friday 29 January, 2021

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years

Jan 29th 2021, 5:27 PM 32,664 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

Dec 1st 2020, 5:57 PM 34,160 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,007 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld
# WRC
# WRC

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld

Nov 19th 2020, 4:45 PM 52,263 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19
# Colleges
# Colleges

Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 10,873 Views 9 Comments

Minister Simon Harris says colleges have until February to publish their action plans on tackling sexual violence and harassment.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says
# Tories
# Tories

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Sep 15th 2020, 4:45 PM 35,720 Views 10 Comments

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment

Sep 5th 2020, 5:18 PM 85,875 Views 33 Comments

Dr Ní Shúilleabháin described her ordeal in today’s Irish Times.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 36,665 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape
# New York
# New York

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Aug 19th 2020, 9:13 AM 47,752 Views 0 Comments

The actor has already been charged with groping three women.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
# Sexual Assault Trials
# Sexual Assault Trials

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 32,970 Views 24 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
# Courts
# Courts

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,609 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

# sexual-assault - Monday 27 July, 2020

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws
# Consent
# Consent

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws

Jul 27th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,946 Views 24 Comments

Simon Harris will meet with the National Women’s Council’s advisory committee on ending sexual violence later today.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

Jul 1st 2020, 10:49 AM 12,122 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman
# Worcester
# Worcester

Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman

Jun 30th 2020, 11:20 AM 37,805 Views 31 Comments

Alex Hepburn, 24, was jailed for five years in April last year for the attack.

# sexual-assault - Friday 26 June, 2020

Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things
# Opinion
# Opinion

Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things

Jun 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,153 Views 51 Comments

Irish comedian Maeve Higgins offers support to Irish women in the industry on the back of revelations about the behaviour of some male comedians.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 18 June, 2020

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

Jun 18th 2020, 7:42 AM 56,110 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly raped the women between 2001 and 2003.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Veteran comedian Sil Fox cleared of sexually assaulting woman at Dublin bar
# Courts
# Courts

Veteran comedian Sil Fox cleared of sexually assaulting woman at Dublin bar

May 27th 2020, 1:25 PM 42,755 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault in December 2018.

# sexual-assault - Friday 1 May, 2020

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer

May 1st 2020, 1:11 PM 20,858 Views 94 Comments

This is the first public comment Biden has made on the accusation.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims
# Dublin
# Dublin

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims

Apr 21st 2020, 5:35 PM 29,604 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin man is currently serving a prison sentence for a previous rape and sexual assault conviction.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case
# New Trial
# New Trial

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case

Apr 11th 2020, 7:54 AM 16,580 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood producer is already in prison in New York after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls
# Courts
# Courts

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls

Mar 25th 2020, 9:28 AM 24,988 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexually assault.

# sexual-assault - Monday 9 March, 2020

Alleged sexual assault victim told mother she didn't want to go to crèche, court hears
# Creche Assault Trial
# Creche Assault Trial

Alleged sexual assault victim told mother she didn't want to go to crèche, court hears

Mar 9th 2020, 7:23 PM 42,234 Views 0 Comments

A man is charged with 23 counts of assaulting four girls in the crèche.

Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault
# On Trial
# On Trial

Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault

Mar 9th 2020, 4:01 PM 18,532 Views 0 Comments

The former first minister of Scotland is at the High Court in Edinburgh for the first day of his trial.

# sexual-assault - Friday 28 February, 2020

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel

Feb 28th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,904 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'
# Courts
# Courts

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'

Feb 25th 2020, 8:11 PM 32,094 Views 0 Comments

The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
# New York
# New York

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Feb 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,625 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

# sexual-assault - Monday 24 February, 2020

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,044 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
# Support System
# Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,010 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

# sexual-assault - Friday 21 February, 2020

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,544 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl
# Dublin
# Dublin

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

Feb 19th 2020, 3:49 PM 45,201 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store
# Courts
# Courts

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store

Feb 18th 2020, 10:40 PM 40,863 Views 0 Comments

He was remanded in custody for sentencing in April.

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
# Me Too
# Me Too

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 9,034 Views 0 Comments

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment
# College Campuses
# College Campuses

Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment

Feb 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,730 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Education has funded the nationwide project.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward
# CUH
# CUH

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward

Feb 12th 2020, 2:59 PM 29,391 Views 0 Comments

The assault on a 17-year-old girl by Andrew O’Donovan was only interrupted because his heart monitor began to accelerate.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs
# Courts
# Courts

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs

Jan 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,893 Views 32 Comments

The woman and the man’s son were friends and had attended the same special needs school.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,447 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

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