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#Grooming

# grooming - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

# grooming - Monday 18 December, 2017

RTÉ sports producer pleads guilty to sex offences in Leeds court

Kieran Creaven was suspended by the broadcaster following his arrest.

# grooming - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

# grooming - Monday 20 November, 2017

RTÉ producer charged with child sex offences to return to Dublin on bail

Kieran Creaven, 55, faces charges of grooming and attempting to have sex with an underage girl.

# grooming - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# grooming - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# grooming - Friday 6 October, 2017

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

# grooming - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'

The former sports journalist will be sentenced in three weeks time after a hearing yesterday.

# grooming - Monday 6 March, 2017

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

# grooming - Monday 3 October, 2016

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

# grooming - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast Short Back And Sides

This soothing pet grooming Instagram account is a must for any dog enthusiast

Just leave us alone with this account for the day.

# grooming - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Group of 10 jailed for more than 125 years for sexual offences against girls

The 10 men were convicted of child abuse offences in February.

# grooming - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The42 Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more' Grooming

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'

The jury watched a video recording of the girl’s police interview during the ex-Premier League footballer’s trial today.

# grooming - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website Tagged.com.

# grooming - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex

The 26-year-old set up a profile as a 13-year-old girl called “Julie” and later introduced himself as Julie’s brother.

# grooming - Friday 10 July, 2015

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation

A new bill wants people who groom children to face 14 years in jail.

# grooming - Monday 15 June, 2015

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl

Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.

# grooming - Friday 22 May, 2015

'Be careful what images you post online, they could be used by paedophiles'

Frances Fitzgerald has warned young people to be particularly careful.

# grooming - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

# grooming - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The42 Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl Grooming

Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl

England international Adam Johnson appeared to answer bail today following his arrest back in March.

# grooming - Monday 8 September, 2014

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

# grooming - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean Forty Licks

Caring cat just wants this little girl to be squeaky clean

This cat is serious about grooming.

# grooming - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 things only people who work from home will understand Home Office

16 things only people who work from home will understand

Freelancer? Jobseeker? Stay-at-home parent? We’re talking to you.

# grooming - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life

The men were found guilty of grooming vulnerable underage girls for sex.

# grooming - Monday 17 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you brush your hair? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you brush your hair?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# grooming - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space? Life In Zero G This post contains videos

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?

Your guide to extra-terrestrial grooming, with Commander Chris Hadfield.

# grooming - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

# grooming - Saturday 12 May, 2012

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

# grooming - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

'Why wasn't he stopped?' asks abuse victim of school caretaker

Derek Mulligan has demanded answers from the Donegal school where he was molested by employee Michael Ferry.

# grooming - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham

A teenage girl groomed by Paul Wilson contacted police, which led them to his crimes. He’s pleaded guilty to a total of 47 charges including rape and making indecent images.