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Galwayman jailed for eight years for rape and sexual assault of daughter

A Galway man who committed “despicable crimes” by subjecting his daughter to years of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.

Athlone Rape Crisis Centre 21 years old this year

The Athlone (Midland) Rape Crisis Centre is officially 21 years old this year.

No ordinary beauty queen

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LINOR ABARGIL was 18-years-old and was in Milan. She had been crowned Miss Israel and was looking forward to competing in the 1998 Miss World event, then the unthinkable happened.

Two life sentences for Galway rapist

A Galway man who lured two very young girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has received two life sentences.

Rape accused sent forward to Central Criminal Court

A man was sent forward this week, at Ballina District Court, to the current sitting of the Central Criminal Court.

Man who raped his cousin while she wore Holy Communion dress to be sentenced next week

A Galway man who raped and indecently assaulted his first cousin when he was a teenager will be sentenced next week.

Alleged sexual assault offender bailed to live outside Westmeath

A man charged with sexually assaulting a child is now living outside Westmeath.

Ten things an Irish woman could not do in 1970

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What dominated our news and much of our conversations during the 1970s (at least in the early years), was the deteriorating crisis in Northern Ireland. When I think of that decade I remember the initial hope that something would be settled quickly rather than letting it drag on fuelled by appallingly bad political decisions, thuggery, and deeply imbedded hatred. Seamus Heaney remarked that in the early 1970s ‘there was a promise in the air as well as fury and danger’. But in Northern Ireland any nervous sense of hopeful expectation quickly soured; as Heaney recalled: ‘Soon enough it all went rancid.’ In John Montague’s poem The Rough Field, he observes: ‘In the dark streets, firing starts.’

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The International 16 Days Opposing Violence Against Women runs from November 25 (which is UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Man in court over rape charge

A man has appeared before Athlone District Court this week (November 7) charged with rape, aggravated sexual assault of a young man and production of a knife during a rape.

 

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