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#Anthony Lyons

# anthony-lyons - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
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In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,316 Views 80 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

# anthony-lyons - Friday 1 August, 2014

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 31 July, 2014

'We hope courageous Anthony Lyons victim feels she has got justice'
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'We hope courageous Anthony Lyons victim feels she has got justice'

Jul 31st 2014, 2:10 PM 12,572 Views 24 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said it broadly welcomes the re-sentencing of Lyons today.

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison
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Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 AM 18,641 Views 55 Comments

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# anthony-lyons - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers
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Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers

Jul 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,116 Views 14 Comments

Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Justice system criticised after €200,000 Anthony Lyons settlement disclosed in court
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Justice system criticised after €200,000 Anthony Lyons settlement disclosed in court

Jul 10th 2014, 1:17 PM 11,716 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Criminal Appeal today ruled that a €199,500 payment to a victim could be considered in the appeal of a Dublin businessman.

# anthony-lyons - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?
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Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 169 Views 20 Comments

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 29 May, 2014

No judgement yet in Anthony Lyons sentence appeal for Griffith Avenue sexual assault
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No judgement yet in Anthony Lyons sentence appeal for Griffith Avenue sexual assault

May 29th 2014, 2:53 PM 9,950 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin businessman had argued that a combination of cholesterol medicine and alcohol had cause the sex attack.

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today
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Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today

May 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,855 Views 25 Comments

The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.

# anthony-lyons - Monday 18 November, 2013

Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient
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Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient

Nov 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,036 Views 0 Comments

The aviation broker had five-and-a-half years of a six year sentence suspended last year after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman.

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 2 May, 2013

# anthony-lyons - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
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The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 14th 2012, 7:53 PM 7,134 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence
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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence

Aug 14th 2012, 6:17 PM 11,455 Views 33 Comments

It was announced today that the DPP is to appeal the sentence given to Lyons, who was convicted of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin.

# anthony-lyons - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

‘Unusual sentence’ for sex offender raises doubts about system’s fairness
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‘Unusual sentence’ for sex offender raises doubts about system’s fairness

Jul 31st 2012, 11:27 AM 15,949 Views 75 Comments

Anthony Lyons had five-and-a-half years of his six-year sentence suspended after being found guilty of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin two years ago.