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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Veteran comedian Sil Fox cleared of sexually assaulting woman at Dublin bar
# Courts
# Courts

Veteran comedian Sil Fox cleared of sexually assaulting woman at Dublin bar

May 27th 2020, 1:25 PM 42,965 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault in December 2018.

# sexual-assault - Friday 1 May, 2020

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation made by former staffer

May 1st 2020, 1:11 PM 20,872 Views 94 Comments

This is the first public comment Biden has made on the accusation.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims
# Dublin
# Dublin

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims

Apr 21st 2020, 5:35 PM 29,671 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin man is currently serving a prison sentence for a previous rape and sexual assault conviction.

# sexual-assault - 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 16,598 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.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls
# Courts
# Courts

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls

Mar 25th 2020, 9:28 AM 25,208 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexually assault.

# sexual-assault - Monday 9 March, 2020

Alleged sexual assault victim told mother she didn't want to go to crèche, court hears
# Creche Assault Trial
# Creche Assault Trial

Alleged sexual assault victim told mother she didn't want to go to crèche, court hears

Mar 9th 2020, 7:23 PM 42,263 Views 0 Comments

A man is charged with 23 counts of assaulting four girls in the crèche.

Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault
# On Trial
# On Trial

Alex Salmond lodges special defences to accusations of sexual assault

Mar 9th 2020, 4:01 PM 18,567 Views 0 Comments

The former first minister of Scotland is at the High Court in Edinburgh for the first day of his trial.

# sexual-assault - Friday 28 February, 2020

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in Dublin hotel

Feb 28th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,938 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'
# Courts
# Courts

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'

Feb 25th 2020, 8:11 PM 32,138 Views 0 Comments

The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
# New York
# New York

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Feb 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,644 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

# sexual-assault - Monday 24 February, 2020

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,101 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”
# Support System
# Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Feb 23rd 2020, 6:01 PM 30,075 Views 21 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

# sexual-assault - Friday 21 February, 2020

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,614 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl
# Dublin
# Dublin

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

Feb 19th 2020, 3:49 PM 45,500 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store
# Courts
# Courts

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store

Feb 18th 2020, 10:40 PM 40,947 Views 0 Comments

He was remanded in custody for sentencing in April.

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
# Me Too
# Me Too

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 9,039 Views 0 Comments

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment
# College Campuses
# College Campuses

Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment

Feb 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,826 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Education has funded the nationwide project.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward
# CUH
# CUH

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward

Feb 12th 2020, 2:59 PM 29,500 Views 0 Comments

The assault on a 17-year-old girl by Andrew O’Donovan was only interrupted because his heart monitor began to accelerate.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs
# Courts
# Courts

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs

Jan 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,994 Views 33 Comments

The woman and the man’s son were friends and had attended the same special needs school.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,451 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges
# Scotland
# Scotland

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Jan 22nd 2020, 12:21 PM 16,226 Views 0 Comments

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

# sexual-assault - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
# Offaly
# Offaly

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,560 Views 7 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail

Jan 20th 2020, 4:56 PM 34,410 Views 38 Comments

The woman was extremely drunk and walking around the streets in her bare feet when she met Las Vegas Balan.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 29 December, 2019

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,721 Views 12 Comments

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

# sexual-assault - Friday 13 December, 2019

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault
# Hearing
From The42
# Hearing

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Dec 13th 2019, 1:52 PM 30,754 Views 0 Comments

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

Dec 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 16,255 Views 11 Comments

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

# sexual-assault - Friday 6 December, 2019

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'

Dec 6th 2019, 4:09 PM 28,391 Views 15 Comments

Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years
# United States
# United States

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

Dec 6th 2019, 8:25 AM 11,510 Views 31 Comments

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'

Dec 4th 2019, 6:05 AM 8,682 Views 6 Comments

Only 11% of sexual offences reported last year were detected by gardaí.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped
# Al Porter
# Al Porter

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped

Nov 27th 2019, 4:04 PM 50,946 Views 20 Comments

He had been accused of a sexual assault in late 2016 in Dublin.

# sexual-assault - Monday 25 November, 2019

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in north Dublin on Saturday
# Sutton Cross
# Sutton Cross

Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in north Dublin on Saturday

Nov 25th 2019, 8:11 AM 26,238 Views 2 Comments

The alleged incident took place in the Sutton Cross area near Howth.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children
# Book Of Evidence
# Book Of Evidence

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children

Nov 21st 2019, 1:25 PM 76,532 Views 0 Comments

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

# sexual-assault - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward
# Cork University Hospital
# Cork University Hospital

Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward

Nov 15th 2019, 3:03 PM 29,316 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the man sexually assaulted the girl when they were in the same ward at Cork University Hospital last year.

Pensioner who sexually assaulted granddaughter multiple times is jailed for three years
# Courts
# Courts

Pensioner who sexually assaulted granddaughter multiple times is jailed for three years

Nov 15th 2019, 2:13 PM 26,268 Views 0 Comments

The abuse took place over a two-year period.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
# Lavinia Kerwick
# Lavinia Kerwick

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,677 Views 42 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
# Courts
# Courts

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

Nov 6th 2019, 2:56 PM 44,242 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

# sexual-assault - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,933 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital
# Brendan Clifford
# Brendan Clifford

Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital

Oct 31st 2019, 7:20 PM 26,677 Views 0 Comments

Brendan Clifford pleaded guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child at Tallaght Hospital in 2015.

# sexual-assault - Monday 21 October, 2019

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
# Courts
# Courts

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Oct 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 41,410 Views 14 Comments

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 29,586 Views 12 Comments

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.