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#Rape

# rape - Monday 30 July, 2018

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.

Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years

The woman described how she had no prior knowledge of sex the day the man raped her.

# rape - Friday 27 July, 2018

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed

The man had initially denied knowing the girl, but later admitted to having sex with her in his bedroom.

'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978

Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# rape - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# rape - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# rape - Monday 2 July, 2018

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# rape - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# rape - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

# rape - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

# rape - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

# rape - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

# rape - Monday 11 June, 2018

Man jailed for punching, kicking and repeatedly raping woman has conviction overturned on appeal

The three-judge Court of Appeal directed a retrial.

# rape - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges

Weinstein’s lawyer said the film director is “confident he’s going to clear his name”.

# rape - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

He then stole the woman’s phone as he left her house, a court was told.

# rape - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# rape - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

# rape - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

# rape - Monday 7 May, 2018

Second Indian teen raped and set on fire

The incident happened on Friday, the same day as the similar case.

# rape - Saturday 5 May, 2018

14 arrested after teenage girl raped and burned to death in India

The 16-year-old was abducted from her home when her family was away to attend a wedding.

# rape - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

# rape - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

# rape - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

# rape - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits

His lawyer said they would appeal the sentence.

# rape - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

# rape - Monday 23 April, 2018

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day

The man has pleaded not guilty to 56 counts of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

# rape - Sunday 22 April, 2018

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

# rape - Friday 20 April, 2018

From The42 'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women' Issue

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'

Anna Krien, author of ‘Night Games,’ on consent, toxic masculinity of sport and how these problems can be counteracted.

# rape - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

# rape - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home

The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# rape - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

# rape - Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

# rape - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'

I am here, almost two years later, only just beginning to pick up the pieces of my own life, writes Morgan Barbour.

# rape - Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

Rape myths: 'Sexual assaults are traumatic. Incoherencies in the victims' accounts are inescapable'

It is important to remind ourselves what the research on rape and sexual assault has established, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

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