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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'I'm especially excited about being able to play people bespoke porn': Jon Ronson gets ready to visit Ireland

The writer and podcaster will be talking about his latest podcast series, The Last Days of August.

Harris concerned over 'spike' in presentations to sexual assault treatment units during Freshers' week

Simon Harris says presentations to sexual assault treatment units are increasing.

Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years

There were no reports of sexual assault by students in half of Irish colleges between 2012 and 2018.

Brendan Gleeson and family team up for a short film about a psychic with terrible sons

Plus: We talk to short filmmakers Yasmine Akram and Sorcha Bacon to find out more about the medium.

Two UCD staff members disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct Exclusive

The number of official complaints received by universities in recent years “cannot paint the full picture”, activists say.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend

As part of his sentence, the man was to engage with the ‘Better Lives’ sex offender treatment programme while in custody.

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence

The offences were carried out at the man’s home and at horse events around the country.

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From The Daily Edge Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot Charity

Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot

You can still be charitable once December is over.

Fitting all of 2018’s events into an episode of Reeling in the Years? Its producer on how they made iconic show

John O’Regan speaks to TheJournal.ie about the process that went into making the show, and its enduring appeal among the Irish public.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s happening today.

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.

Warning of 'systemic difficulties' in courts system as Rape Crisis Centre handles over 13,000 calls

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s annual report is being published today.

89% of people think legal professionals should have mandatory education in consent and rape myths

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

'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence

The protest was organised by ROSA and Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger.

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.

From The Daily Edge Rallies were held across Ireland after a girl's underwear was used as evidence in a rape trial This Is Not Consent

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Black lace thong held up in the Dáil as TD raises controversial rape trial comments

TD Ruth Coppinger said it was time for ‘rape myths’ to be dispelled with in court cases,

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

An arrest over John Curran’s murder, transport delays and Kellie Harrington winning gold had people talking today.

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A Brexit deal at last, thongs hung up at the Spire, and agreement with doctors on abortion – it’s the evening fix.

'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.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

“Bizarre” presidential allowance, laughter at Trump in the UN and a tribute to Liam Miller – it’s the evening fix.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Peter Casey is still in the race, and a march through Mexico towards the US – here’s what made the news.

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.

Meet the team: TheJournal.ie's factcheckers

Here are the editors and reporters behind Ireland’s main factchecking outlet.

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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Emma Mhic Mhathúna, CervicalCheck and a Belfast bakery had everyone talking today.

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence

The stage adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s best-selling book has made its world premiere in the Everyman in Cork.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Thai soccer team found alive, and Dublin Bus routes facing the chop – it’s the Fix.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Between Hillary Clinton, Jean-Claude Juncker and James Comey, Ireland had its fair share of dignitaries today.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what had people talking today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'A fight with Katie Taylor is one of the only fights that will get me back in the boxing ring' Bray Vs Brooklyn

'A fight with Katie Taylor is one of the only fights that will get me back in the boxing ring'

After years spent roaring into the echo chamber, Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy – and women’s pro boxing – are finally primed for the big time.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Murder-accused dies in Mountjoy, and Paddy Jackson’s legal fees – here’s what made the headlines today.

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

Micheál Martin: 'The argument is that if we legislate for abortion we'll become like England. That's not true. This is Ireland'

Martin describes himself as pro-life, but he said as a legislator, he has to face the reality of the situation.

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