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#Rape

# rape - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland
# Irish Courts
# Irish Courts

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 8,445 Views 7 Comments

Dr Susan Leahy says a consistent delay in the legal process is one of the biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to rape trials

# rape - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case

Jun 15th 2021, 10:22 PM 14,554 Views 0 Comments

Suggestions that Weinstein instead be arraigned by video were also rejected.

# rape - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

Jun 8th 2021, 10:21 AM 37,908 Views 0 Comments

Wayne Couzens accepted responsibility for the killing of Ms Everard but was not asked to enter a plea to a charge of murder.

# rape - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2021, 7:42 PM 34,581 Views 0 Comments

Dealing with the grounds of appeal, the judge said the court was not persuaded by any of the arguments made.

# rape - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home

Apr 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 41,138 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old man, who had been friends with the woman for seven years, pleaded guilty to orally raping her during a prolonged attack in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials
# Kerry
# Kerry

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials

Apr 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,197 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has written to the victim in the Conor Quaid trail but cannot meet her as an appeal has been lodged.

# rape - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Schoolboy charged with raping  girl at Dublin park
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Schoolboy charged with raping girl at Dublin park

Mar 11th 2021, 2:43 PM 72,011 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020.

# rape - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week

Feb 18th 2021, 6:42 PM 49,990 Views 0 Comments

The 58-year-old also produced sexually explicit images of four other children.

# rape - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
# Courts
# Courts

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,519 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

# rape - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
# Bernard Maguire
# Bernard Maguire

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 57,375 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

# rape - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,532 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

# rape - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos
# Pornhub
# Pornhub

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos

Dec 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 23,461 Views 15 Comments

The New York Times reported finding videos featuring illegal content on the site.

# rape - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

Dec 1st 2020, 5:57 PM 34,383 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,069 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

# rape - Monday 23 November, 2020

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 50,592 Views 0 Comments

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

# rape - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year
# Courts
# Courts

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year

Nov 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 53,133 Views 0 Comments

The pair are accused of rape of the same female on a date in April 2019.

# rape - Monday 9 November, 2020

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,893 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

# rape - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial
# Sent For Trial
# Sent For Trial

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial

Nov 5th 2020, 2:55 PM 36,744 Views 0 Comments

The boy was served with the book of evidence today.

# rape - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
# Lahore
# Lahore

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man

Sep 11th 2020, 10:18 AM 27,671 Views 13 Comments

The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.

# rape - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 37,060 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

# rape - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape
# New York
# New York

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Aug 19th 2020, 9:13 AM 47,893 Views 0 Comments

The actor has already been charged with groping three women.

# rape - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Aug 7th 2020, 1:05 PM 64,281 Views 32 Comments

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

# rape - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
# Sexual Assault Trials
# Sexual Assault Trials

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 33,093 Views 25 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# rape - Friday 31 July, 2020

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years

Jul 31st 2020, 4:28 PM 54,973 Views 64 Comments

Brian Byrne went on trial in Dublin in November last year.

# rape - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
# Courts
# Courts

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,793 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

# rape - Monday 27 July, 2020

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws
# Consent
# Consent

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws

Jul 27th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,990 Views 24 Comments

Simon Harris will meet with the National Women’s Council’s advisory committee on ending sexual violence later today.

# rape - Monday 20 July, 2020

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 11:17 AM 12,670 Views 8 Comments

More than 4,400 contacts were made to six centres from March to June.

# rape - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

Jul 1st 2020, 4:02 PM 40,410 Views 0 Comments

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

Jul 1st 2020, 10:49 AM 12,146 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# rape - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds
# Joseph McCann
# Joseph McCann

Serial rapist in UK went on sex attack spree after major probation failings, report finds

Jun 30th 2020, 10:47 AM 18,432 Views 25 Comments

Joseph McCann was jailed last year for a string of assaults.

# rape - Friday 19 June, 2020

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman

Jun 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 43,554 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the offence was aggravated by the great harm it has caused and the fact the woman was raped while she was asleep.

# rape - Thursday 18 June, 2020

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

Jun 18th 2020, 7:42 AM 56,210 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly raped the women between 2001 and 2003.

# rape - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

'Weaknesses all over the system': Call for review of 'State failures' in family rape case

Jun 16th 2020, 11:13 AM 10,981 Views 0 Comments

The victims have questioned whether the fact that they are Travellers was a factor.

# rape - Monday 15 June, 2020

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
# James O'reilly
# James O'reilly

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years

Jun 15th 2020, 1:43 PM 44,362 Views 0 Comments

From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.

# rape - Monday 11 May, 2020

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago

May 11th 2020, 4:37 PM 48,410 Views 0 Comments

The boy has not indicated how he will plead.

# rape - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner

Apr 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 52,291 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of two counts of rape following a three-week trial in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case
# New Trial
# New Trial

Harvey Weinstein charged with sexually assaulting a third woman in LA case

Apr 11th 2020, 7:54 AM 16,596 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood producer is already in prison in New York after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault.

# rape - Monday 6 April, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'

Apr 6th 2020, 7:50 AM 66,144 Views 112 Comments

The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.

# rape - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife
# SENTENCE RESTORED
# SENTENCE RESTORED

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Feb 26th 2020, 3:58 PM 19,850 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

# rape - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days
# Instagram
# Instagram

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days

Feb 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 115,491 Views 24 Comments

The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.

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