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#Rape

# rape - Yesterday’s News

Sentencing adjourned for Patrick Nevin over attacks on two women he met on Tinder

The 37-year-old father-of-two pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault.

# rape - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city

The woman is believed to have been socialising in a hotel in the city centre.

# rape - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

# rape - Monday 26 November, 2018

Rape and sexual assault at house parties increasing, crisis centre says

Dublin’s Rape Crisis Centre had almost 13,000 contacts to its national 24-hour helpline in 2017.

# rape - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Underwear had to be shown in Belfast rape trial, says Jackson's lawyer

Using an alleged victim of sexual assault’s underwear as evidence has been questioned in recent weeks.

# rape - Friday 23 November, 2018

Sentencing adjourned for man who sexually assaulted Brazilian student he met on Tinder

Nevin is due to be sentenced next month for a further two assaults on women he met through the dating app.

# rape - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping

A need for legislation to manage social media use around these trials has also been recommended.

Nine in 10 people believe a person's underwear should not be discussed in a rape case

A barrister’s comments sparked outrage and led to protests last week.

# rape - Monday 19 November, 2018

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing Leona O’Callaghan This post contains videos

'Which one of us was the free rape?': Rape survivor criticises concurrent sentencing

Leona O’Callaghan waived her right to anonymity so her rapist could be publicly named.

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

# rape - Monday 5 November, 2018

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him

The incidents took place in Mountrath, Co Laois in the early 1990s. The judge described the abuse as “calculated and exploitative”.

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence

The court heard that a juror apparently “smiled and winked” in the direction of the complainant and two gardaí.

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter

The victim said it had been unbearable to hear her mother giving evidence on her father’s behalf during the trial.

# rape - Friday 2 November, 2018

'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced

A Garda review into policing matters around the case of Eoin Berkley is to take place.

'I’ve been kidnapped. I’m going to be killed': A phone call no father ever wants to receive

Mr Justice White said there is a collective sense of shame that somebody visiting Ireland had suffered in such a vile way.

# rape - Monday 22 October, 2018

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse

The state apology comes after a five-year Royal Commission into child sex abuse.

# rape - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

# rape - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence

The man denied the offence but was convicted following a trial last July.

# rape - Friday 19 October, 2018

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

# rape - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Man arrested over murder of Bulgarian journalist to be released

The brutal rape and killing of Viktoria Marinova has shocked Europe.

# rape - Friday 5 October, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

# rape - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From The42 'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim Sexual Assault

'I firmly deny the accusations' - Ronaldo releases statement addressing rape claim

The Portuguese star has rejected Kathryn Mayorga’s version of events at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

# rape - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Eight life sentences upheld for man jailed for raping mother and daughter 'in every conceivable way'

He also pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, attempted rape, aggravated burglary, making threats to kill and aggravated sexual assault.

# rape - Monday 1 October, 2018

'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year

Cases of sex crimes, robbery, extortion and hijacking all saw rises in the last year.

# rape - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

# rape - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Death sentence ordered in Indian court over gang rape of girl (8)

The incident occurred two months ago.

# rape - Monday 30 July, 2018

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.

Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years

The woman described how she had no prior knowledge of sex the day the man raped her.

# rape - Friday 27 July, 2018

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed

The man had initially denied knowing the girl, but later admitted to having sex with her in his bedroom.

'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978

Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# rape - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# rape - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# rape - Monday 2 July, 2018

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# rape - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

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