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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Harris concerned over 'spike' in presentations to sexual assault treatment units during Freshers' week
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

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

Mar 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 10,654 Views 25 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse
# Court
# Court

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

Mar 19th 2019, 7:09 PM 32,035 Views 0 Comments

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 7 March, 2019

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force
# Martha Mcsally
# Martha Mcsally

First US female fighter pilot to fly in combat claims she was raped while serving in Air Force

Mar 7th 2019, 7:51 AM 40,122 Views 15 Comments

Martha McSally made the claim at a Senate hearing yesterday.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'This isn't me': R Kelly denies sexual abuse allegations in first TV interview since being charged
# Denial
# Denial

'This isn't me': R Kelly denies sexual abuse allegations in first TV interview since being charged

Mar 6th 2019, 7:02 AM 19,700 Views 0 Comments

The R&B star said the allegations against him were just rumours as he faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse.

# sexual-assault - Friday 22 February, 2019

R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse
# Chicago
# Chicago

R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse

Updated Feb 22nd 2019, 6:50 PM 32,300 Views 0 Comments

Two more women have also accused R Kelly of sexually assaulting them as teens.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 17 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 32,353 Views 19 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Friday 8 February, 2019

Police appeal for information after two 13-year-old teens sexually assaulted on London bus
# Assault
# Assault

Police appeal for information after two 13-year-old teens sexually assaulted on London bus

Feb 8th 2019, 6:48 PM 38,008 Views 30 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Queen movie director Bryan Singer's BAFTA nomination suspended over sexual assault allegations
# Bohemian Rhapsody
# Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen movie director Bryan Singer's BAFTA nomination suspended over sexual assault allegations

Feb 7th 2019, 8:13 AM 19,754 Views 39 Comments

The director has dismissed the fresh claims of sexual misconduct.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters
# Paris
# Paris

Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters

Jan 31st 2019, 9:15 PM 45,684 Views 27 Comments

Nicolas Redouane and Antoine Quirin had denied rape, and said the sex was consensual.

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears
# Juvenile Diversion Programme
# Juvenile Diversion Programme

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears

Jan 31st 2019, 12:30 AM 47,767 Views 34 Comments

The incident was caught on CCTV and gardaí were called to the incident in 2016.

# sexual-assault - Friday 25 January, 2019

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence
# Clare
# Clare

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence

Jan 25th 2019, 2:36 PM 33,099 Views 0 Comments

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

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

Jan 25th 2019, 2:11 PM 23,460 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident happened on 26 December.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape
# Scotland
# Scotland

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 3:27 PM 46,342 Views 0 Comments

Salmond was the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.

# sexual-assault - Friday 18 January, 2019

Man questioned over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hotel in December
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

Man questioned over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hotel in December

Jan 18th 2019, 7:50 AM 56,990 Views 0 Comments

He has since been released without charge.

# sexual-assault - Monday 14 January, 2019

Gardaí probe south Dublin sex attack after teenager says she was followed and assaulted
# Stillorgan
# Stillorgan

Gardaí probe south Dublin sex attack after teenager says she was followed and assaulted

Jan 14th 2019, 8:32 PM 73,527 Views 28 Comments

The incident happened last Thursday.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'Horrifying and indefensible': Lady Gaga to remove R Kelly duet from streaming services
# Apology
# Apology

'Horrifying and indefensible': Lady Gaga to remove R Kelly duet from streaming services

Jan 10th 2019, 1:18 PM 82,836 Views 0 Comments

The singer said she had collaborated with Kelly during a “dark time” in her life.

DNA samples of male staff taken after woman in coma for over a decade gives birth in US hospital
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

DNA samples of male staff taken after woman in coma for over a decade gives birth in US hospital

Jan 10th 2019, 8:23 AM 51,055 Views 33 Comments

Police in Arizona have begun a sexual assault probe following the birth in late December.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video From The Daily Edge

Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video

Jan 9th 2019, 4:32 PM 5,700 Views 0 Comments

‘How disappointing and shameful’.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Bill Kenneally appears in court charged with 171 counts of sexual assault against three boys
# Bill Kenneally
# Bill Kenneally

Bill Kenneally appears in court charged with 171 counts of sexual assault against three boys

Jan 8th 2019, 1:06 PM 25,907 Views 0 Comments

The charges against Kenneally (68) relate to a period of time in the 1980s.

DPP file to be prepared after Gardaí arrest man (30s) in connection with Dublin 4 sexual assault
# Arrest
# Arrest

DPP file to be prepared after Gardaí arrest man (30s) in connection with Dublin 4 sexual assault

Jan 8th 2019, 12:29 PM 26,262 Views 0 Comments

Gardai have also seized a car in connection with the investigation.

# sexual-assault - Monday 7 January, 2019

Kevin Spacey ordered to stay away from sexual assault accuser ahead of next court date in March
# Kevin Spacey
# Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey ordered to stay away from sexual assault accuser ahead of next court date in March

Updated Jan 7th 2019, 4:31 PM 18,468 Views 0 Comments

The House of Cards star had asked that his lawyers represent him at the hearing but Judge Thomas Barrett declined.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Gardaí release Evofit of suspect in alleged sexual assault in Dublin city
# Evofit
# Evofit

Gardaí release Evofit of suspect in alleged sexual assault in Dublin city

Dec 18th 2018, 1:05 PM 38,622 Views 47 Comments

The alleged incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 9 December.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after female allegedly sexually assaulted in Dublin
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Appeal for witnesses after female allegedly sexually assaulted in Dublin

Dec 12th 2018, 2:04 PM 40,650 Views 0 Comments

The incident is believed to have happened between 12.43am and 2.14am on Sunday morning.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city
# City Centre
# City Centre

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city

Dec 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 89,425 Views 0 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Former soldier jailed for three years for sexually assaulting niece and nephew
# Courts
# Courts

Former soldier jailed for three years for sexually assaulting niece and nephew

Dec 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 20,168 Views 0 Comments

The female victim delivered an emotional victim impact statement in court today.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Man who went on the run during his sexual assault trial jailed for seven years despite not being found
# On The Run
# On The Run

Man who went on the run during his sexual assault trial jailed for seven years despite not being found

Dec 4th 2018, 10:20 PM 22,310 Views 0 Comments

The man is still “at large” and believed to be sleeping rough in Dublin city.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 5 and a half years for Tinder sex assault
# Guilty
# Guilty

Serial sex offender Patrick Nevin jailed for 5 and a half years for Tinder sex assault

Updated Nov 27th 2018, 5:28 PM 52,399 Views 0 Comments

The victim, now aged 36, told the court it had been very hard for her to travel back here for the trial last year and to see her attacker.

# sexual-assault - Monday 26 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,576 Views 23 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Friday 23 November, 2018

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

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

Updated Nov 23rd 2018, 12:08 PM 30,580 Views 0 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Norwegian man charged with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys
# Charged
# Charged

Norwegian man charged with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys

Nov 20th 2018, 8:42 PM 15,509 Views 0 Comments

The charges include rape, according to Norwegian media reports.

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

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

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 1:45 PM 12,342 Views 0 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

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

Nov 20th 2018, 12:00 AM 17,829 Views 58 Comments

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

# sexual-assault - Monday 19 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 19th 2018, 11:28 PM 50,307 Views 28 Comments

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
# Rape
# Rape

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

Nov 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 29,766 Views 16 Comments

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

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault during a train journey
# Football Star
# Football Star

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault during a train journey

Nov 19th 2018, 12:31 PM 49,860 Views 0 Comments

The incident is alleged to have happened on a train from York to Durham during the summer.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 17 November, 2018

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

Nov 17th 2018, 11:41 AM 6,629 Views 12 Comments

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

# sexual-assault - Friday 9 November, 2018

Two men jailed for sex assault on sleeping girl in Dublin nightclub
# Courts
# Courts

Two men jailed for sex assault on sleeping girl in Dublin nightclub

Nov 9th 2018, 1:13 PM 93,082 Views 0 Comments

One of the men pointed himself out on CCTV footage but said: “I don’t know where the sexual assault was though”.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations

Oct 11th 2018, 6:51 PM 20,598 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer insists Las Vegas sexual encounter was 'completely consensual'
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer insists Las Vegas sexual encounter was 'completely consensual'

Oct 10th 2018, 9:34 PM 19,205 Views 0 Comments

In a statement, the Juventus star’s representative also claims documents in which he admits guilt are ‘pure invention’.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'
# New Savi Report
# New Savi Report

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'

Oct 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 32,812 Views 11 Comments

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.