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#Justice Patrick McCarthy

# justice-patrick-mccarthy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man jailed and ordered to pay €40,000 for raping his former partner

Justice McCarthy noted the case of businessman Anthony Lyons who was jailed in 2012 for six months and ordered to pay €75,000 in compensation for an offence of sexual assault.

# justice-patrick-mccarthy - 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.

This man was named and shamed as a rapist - but his own country barely noticed

Rapists are rarely named in Norway, with the emphasis firmly placed on rehabilitation.