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Thursday 26 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Defilement

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# Teenager
Teen (15) convicted of defiling his girlfriend (14) ordered to undergo supervision by Probation Service
He was 15 when he began his relationship with the 14-year-old girl.
# ciaran mcintyre
Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media
Ciaran McIntyre (24) denied ever meeting the girl.
# Dublin Children's Court
Boy accused of defilement of another young boy opts for jury trial
The boy, now aged 15, faces two charges for engaging in oral and anal sex with a child under the age of 15.
# Courts
Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.
# Defilement
Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online
The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.
# Dublin
Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child
The girl’s mother contacted gardaí after finding concerning messages on her laptop.
# Courts
UK Lotto millionaire accused of defilement and rape of an underage Irish girl served with book of evidence
The British man was arrested in Dublin in July after he travelled to Ireland to speak to the teen’s mother about his relationship with her daughter.
# Defilement
Man jailed for defilement of 14-year-old girl after Wesley disco
Judge Melanie Greally praised the girl’s courage in coming forward at a young age for what she said was a “very difficult process”.
# Courts
Court told Ennis teen will attempt to physically harm girl he defiled if released from custody
At Ennis Circuit Court, Sergeant John Casey said that he had “grave concerns” that the 19-year old male “poses a personal risk to the safety of the injured party”.
# Defilement
Man to be sentenced for defiling teenage girl after Wesley disco
The man has pleaded guilty.
# Tom humphries
'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.
Voices
Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious
Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and TheJournal.ie news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.
# Courts
Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned
The former Irish Times sports journalist pleaded guilty last March to six sexual offences.
# Courts
Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"
The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.
# Courts
Teenage boy charged with defilement of 15-year-old girl set for July trial
The 17-year-old is one of five teenagers accused of having sex with the girl.
# Defilement
Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence
The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.
# Defilement
Man denied sex with 15-year-old until it was proven he was her baby's father
“It is the greatest mistake of my life. It is a great lesson to me because now I will go to prison,” he told investigators.
# Courts
Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager
Russell Ward (23) has been jailed for 18 months for carrying on the relationship which began when he was 16 and his step-sister was 12.
# Court
Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls
He will go on trial on 13 July.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland lower the age of consent?
It’s reported this morning that the government will next week consider laws reducing the age from 17 to 16. Should it?