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#Sexual Offences

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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 5,028 Views 7 Comments

However, drug and fraud offences increased.

'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 8,785 Views 6 Comments

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

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 13,968 Views 14 Comments

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

'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 14,661 Views 6 Comments

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

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 37,290 Views 64 Comments

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

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 12,021 Views 66 Comments

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

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 21,316 Views 50 Comments

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

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 46,253 Views 114 Comments

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

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 22,517 Views 0 Comments

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

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 29,016 Views 36 Comments

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

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 52,176 Views 0 Comments

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

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 12,916 Views 29 Comments

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

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 29,250 Views 8 Comments

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

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 9,538 Views 23 Comments

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

'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 10,456 Views 21 Comments

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

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 11,798 Views 0 Comments

He will go on trial on 13 July.

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 21,263 Views 49 Comments

Our nearest neighbour is cracking down on sex buyers.

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

Max Clifford arrested by 'Operation Yewtree' police

Mar 12th 2015, 10:56 PM 17,879 Views 0 Comments

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

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 4,201 Views 1 Comment

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

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 17,242 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,582 Views 38 Comments

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

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 10,743 Views 14 Comments

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

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 14,649 Views 40 Comments

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

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 15,624 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.

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
# BBC
# BBC

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation

Dec 13th 2013, 1:24 PM 10,939 Views 15 Comments

Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.

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

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

Nov 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 18,797 Views 1 Comment

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

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 14,935 Views 14 Comments

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

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 4,790 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.

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 15,987 Views 0 Comments

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

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 20,362 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.

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 5,676 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.

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 7,781 Views 25 Comments

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

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 17,825 Views 50 Comments

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

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 7,563 Views 28 Comments

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

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 4,681 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.

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 2,724 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.

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 5,218 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.

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

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:29 PM 683 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.

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 1,404 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.

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 193 Views 1 Comment

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

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