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#Sexual Offences

# sexual-offences - Thursday 18 June, 2020

First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014
# Crime
# Crime

First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014

Jun 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 4,995 Views 7 Comments

However, drug and fraud offences increased.

# sexual-offences - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'

Dec 4th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,645 Views 6 Comments

Only 11% of sexual offences reported last year were detected by gardaí.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months
# Dublin's Fair City
# Dublin's Fair City

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:23 PM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

# sexual-offences - Monday 5 August, 2019

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials

Aug 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,552 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.

# sexual-offences - Monday 1 July, 2019

Cliff Richard launches campaign calling for anonymity for sexual offence suspects
# Privacy
# Privacy

Cliff Richard launches campaign calling for anonymity for sexual offence suspects

Jul 1st 2019, 1:28 PM 37,250 Views 65 Comments

Police raided Richard’s home in 2014 during an investigation into a sexual assault claim.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 20 December, 2018

A year in crime: Sexual offences increase by 11% and robberies up 22%
# Cso Statistics
# Cso Statistics

A year in crime: Sexual offences increase by 11% and robberies up 22%

Dec 20th 2018, 10:21 PM 11,995 Views 66 Comments

However, homicide offences, burglaries and thefts decreased in a 12-month period.

# sexual-offences - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Prostitution offences have dropped hugely in the last five years
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Prostitution offences have dropped hugely in the last five years

Nov 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,184 Views 48 Comments

New figures from the gardaí and the CSO suggest that sexual offences have diminished massively in recent times.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Dónal Óg Cusack resigns as Clare hurling coach over character reference for Tom Humphries
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Dónal Óg Cusack resigns as Clare hurling coach over character reference for Tom Humphries

Oct 24th 2017, 7:54 PM 46,127 Views 114 Comments

In a statement Cusack said, “I showed a lack of judgement in this situation for which I am genuinely sorry.”

# sexual-offences - Monday 10 July, 2017

Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned

Jul 10th 2017, 2:25 PM 22,493 Views 0 Comments

The former Irish Times sports journalist pleaded guilty last March to six sexual offences.

# sexual-offences - Monday 19 June, 2017

Man who tied up and raped woman at gaming convention jailed for 12 years
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Man who tied up and raped woman at gaming convention jailed for 12 years

Jun 19th 2017, 5:02 PM 28,913 Views 36 Comments

The court heard Keith Hearne carried out “a series of extremely violent sexual offences”.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Well-known journalist pleads guilty to sexual offences involving child
# Courts
# Courts

Well-known journalist pleads guilty to sexual offences involving child

Mar 7th 2017, 11:48 AM 52,133 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old man was remanded on bail until July when he will be sentenced.

# sexual-offences - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences
# Crime Statistics
# Crime Statistics

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

Mar 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 12,896 Views 29 Comments

But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.

# sexual-offences - Friday 4 December, 2015

Man who kept Irish woman and two others as 'slaves' found guilty of false imprisonment and rape
# London
# London

Man who kept Irish woman and two others as 'slaves' found guilty of false imprisonment and rape

Dec 4th 2015, 1:41 PM 29,200 Views 8 Comments

He was also found guilty of child cruelty and sexual offences spanning more than 30 years.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

There's been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year
# Irish Crime
# Irish Crime

There's been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year

Jun 30th 2015, 1:34 PM 9,513 Views 23 Comments

The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.

# sexual-offences - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Jun 8th 2015, 12:37 PM 10,417 Views 21 Comments

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

# sexual-offences - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls
# Court
# Court

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls

Jun 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,766 Views 0 Comments

He will go on trial on 13 July.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland?
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland?

May 21st 2015, 7:42 PM 21,214 Views 49 Comments

Our nearest neighbour is cracking down on sex buyers.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Max Clifford arrested by 'Operation Yewtree' police
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Max Clifford arrested by 'Operation Yewtree' police

Mar 12th 2015, 10:56 PM 17,865 Views 0 Comments

Clifford is serving an eight-year sentence for indecent assault.

# sexual-offences - Monday 15 December, 2014

Calls for pre-trial hearings on disclosure of sensitive material in sex offence cases
# Privacy
# Privacy

Calls for pre-trial hearings on disclosure of sensitive material in sex offence cases

Dec 15th 2014, 9:19 AM 4,169 Views 1 Comment

The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.

# sexual-offences - Monday 8 December, 2014

DJ Neil Fox arrested over three more alleged sexual assaults
# London
# London

DJ Neil Fox arrested over three more alleged sexual assaults

Dec 8th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,209 Views 0 Comments

One of the assaults was alleged to have occurred this year.

# sexual-offences - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

Dec 5th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,555 Views 38 Comments

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# sexual-offences - Friday 23 May, 2014

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall receives a further two years in prison
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall receives a further two years in prison

May 23rd 2014, 1:48 PM 10,596 Views 14 Comments

This new jail term is on top of a 15-month sentence he is already serving.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 14,605 Views 40 Comments

The 71-year-old was arrested in relation to sexual offences according to 13 alleged victims.

# sexual-offences - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe

Feb 12th 2014, 10:20 PM 15,590 Views 15 Comments

Starr’s lawyer said today that he plans to file a High Court application for judicial review over the conduct of the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.

# sexual-offences - Friday 13 December, 2013

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
# BBC
# BBC

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation

Dec 13th 2013, 1:24 PM 10,887 Views 15 Comments

Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.

# sexual-offences - Friday 1 November, 2013

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

Nov 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 18,765 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation

Oct 29th 2013, 3:40 PM 14,906 Views 14 Comments

The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries
# CSO
# CSO

New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries

Sep 24th 2013, 11:00 PM 4,762 Views 49 Comments

New crime statistics shows decline in crime in the twelve months up to June, but there’s a rise in dangerous driving leading to death.

# sexual-offences - Monday 5 August, 2013

Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'

Aug 5th 2013, 6:25 PM 15,964 Views 0 Comments

An 82-year-old man was re-arrested today by police as part of Operation Yewtree.

# sexual-offences - Monday 10 June, 2013

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’
# Rape
# Rape

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’

Jun 10th 2013, 10:52 AM 19,727 Views 104 Comments

A man was a given a suspended sentence last week after being found guilty of raping his wife’s sister when she was 14.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Rise in number of homicides and sexual offences in 2012
# Crime
# Crime

Rise in number of homicides and sexual offences in 2012

Mar 28th 2013, 5:29 PM 5,654 Views 54 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said the overall drop in crime lat year provides reassurance that “efficiencies” are making a real contribution to public safety.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

TD claims Ireland is becoming a 'safe haven for convicted sex offenders'
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

TD claims Ireland is becoming a 'safe haven for convicted sex offenders'

Mar 19th 2013, 2:55 PM 7,751 Views 25 Comments

Denis Naughten takes issue with laws that don’t require sex offenders to register with Gardaí immediately upon arrival here.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Swedish court overturns rape conviction after forced 'infidelity check'
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish court overturns rape conviction after forced 'infidelity check'

Feb 21st 2013, 6:14 PM 17,800 Views 50 Comments

A court in Stockholm says Rachid Zoghlami’s actions were not driven by sexual intent, prompting calls for a reform.

# sexual-offences - Friday 30 November, 2012

Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe

Nov 30th 2012, 11:05 AM 7,528 Views 28 Comments

The man from Berkshire, England was interviewed under caution on suspicion of sexual offences.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Jordan team pulls athletes accused of sexual offences from Paralympics
# Withdrawn
From The42
# Withdrawn

Jordan team pulls athletes accused of sexual offences from Paralympics

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:38 PM 4,669 Views 3 Comments

The three men, who are due to appear in court on October 18, will take no part in this month’s Games.

# sexual-offences - Monday 30 April, 2012

New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies
# Crime
# Crime

New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies

Apr 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 2,699 Views 13 Comments

This was one of the trends seen in the Garda Recorded Crime Statistics 2006 – 2010, which also showed a detection rate of 99 per cent for controlled drug offences and road and traffic offences.

# sexual-offences - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach

Feb 8th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,185 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.

# sexual-offences - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland
# Crime
# Crime

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:29 PM 663 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.

# sexual-offences - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Rise in number of sexual offences committed by juveniles
# Child Crime
# Child Crime

Rise in number of sexual offences committed by juveniles

Sep 13th 2011, 11:50 AM 1,384 Views 15 Comments

A new report into juvenile crime has revealed that 195 sexual offences, including 50 rapes, by under 18-year-olds were dealt with by Gardaí in 2010.

# sexual-offences - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
# Crime
# Crime

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Jul 28th 2011, 2:24 PM 176 Views 1 Comment

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.

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