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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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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

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

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

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

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

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 10 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

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?

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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

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.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# anthony-lyons - Thursday 2 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Thursday morning.

# anthony-lyons - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence

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

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.