The victim - who wished to waive her anonymity in order to have her step-father named - was aged around six when Thomas Mullarney (61) of Cahir, Louisberg, Co Mayo first began abusing her.
A Dublin man who raped his 14-year-old niece twice in her bed when she was living with him has been jailed for eight years.
An autistic teenager who was sexually exploited in a toilet was unable to speak about the trauma, but his mother has told how she found hundreds of drawings of men that her son had labelled “paedo”.
A middle-aged man accused of sexually exploiting a 16-year-old boy at a shopping centre toilet was found guilty of the crime, in spite of the man’s claims the boy lied and gardaí stitched him up.
The mother of a child who was raped by her uncle over a seven-year period has described how the abuse has caused a crack in her family “that no time will ever heal”.
A pistol found buried in a woods 750 metres from a murder accused’s home was matched to the bullets used in the fatal shooting, a trial at the Central Criminal Court heard yesterday.
A man has been jailed for 10 years for threatening, assaulting and raping his wife as their marriage was breaking down in 2014.
A boy aged 16 who sexually abused his half-sister over a six-month period has been sentenced to four years’ detention with the final year suspended.
A Dublin woman who was beaten by her husband with a hammer has thanked a passerby who set his dog on the man and chased him off.
A man on trial for raping and assaulting his wife has denied being abusive to gardaí as they walked past him in the courtroom.
A man accused of raping his wife allegedly told her “I’m going to finish this tonight,” before hitting her over the head with a hammer the next day.
A man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” sometime before raping her and threatening to cut her face open with a knife.
A man has gone on trial accused of raping, assaulting, and threatening to kill his wife as their marriage was breaking down.
Publication of the final report of the inquiry into the shooting dead of a Real IRA member by gardaí during an attempted robbery is being delayed by a High Court challenge from a person named in the document.
A Norwegian man who was given a wholly suspended sentence for raping his girlfriend multiple times while she slept must wait to hear whether he will be sent to jail following an appeal by prosecutors.
A fireman with an “unblemished” 30 years serving with Dublin Fire Brigade has been sentenced to seven years for having a sexual relationship with a child.
An inquiry into the fatal shooting by gardaí of a Real IRA member during the course of an armed robbery almost 20 years ago is to begin in Dublin this week.
A man who regularly raped and sexually assaulted his girlfriend in her sleep has received a suspended prison sentence of seven years.
The prison sentence imposed on the father of abuse victim Fiona Doyle was "unduly lenient", the Court of Appeal has found.
A Dublin man with a previous drugs conviction has been sent back to jail for 10 years after he was found with almost €28,000 of cannabis herb, cocaine and heroin in his home and car.
A man has gone on trial accused of abducting his sister-in-law and raping her several times before bringing her to a pub for a pint.
A man who sexually assaulted his half-sister having offered her a lift home from a house party has been given a suspended sentence.
A married couple from Kildare who allowed their rented home to be used as a brothel have been spared jail after a judge suspended their sentences.
A Dublin man with a previous drugs conviction could face going back to jail for possessing almost €28,000 of cannabis herb, cocaine, and heroin in his home and car.
A man has been found guilty of setting a children’s makeshift den on fire causing the death of a boy more than 13 years ago.
A Dublin man has gone on trial accused of the manslaughter of 12-year-old Stephen Hayes who died when the hut he was sleeping in was allegedly set on fire.
A suicide note with the words “bury us together” was found at the home of a Cork woman who admitted smothering her 8-year-old son.
A Meath taxi driver has been jailed for twenty months at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for sexually assaulting a drunk passager in south Dublin.
A Wexford man will be sentenced next week at the Central Criminal Court for raping a Kildare woman while she slept.
A Carlow woman has told a jury that her uncle bribed her into his bedroom on the promise of a Walnut Whip or to listen to his Wombles record before he raped and sexually abused her.
A Cavan man has today begun his appeal against his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting his teenage niece.
Mr Justice Paul Carney has revoked bail for a father who raped his child for a decade.
A 20-year-old woman told a social worker that none of her five sisters knew that the others were being sexually abused during their childhood, a court has heard.
A man has gone on trial today accused of sexually assaulting six sisters over a 10-year period.
The man accused of the manslaughter of a well known Offaly publican two years ago confessed to the killing to a “jailhouse informant”, a court has heard.
A former Marist brother and primary school teacher has begun an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing four young boys at a Sligo school over 40 years ago.
A former soccer player raped his daughter on an almost daily basis, it has been alleged at the Central Criminal Court today.
A young woman accusing her uncle of sexually abusing her as a child has told a Central Criminal Court jury that fear stopped her cutting off contact with him.
A Cork man accused of raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl has claimed the girl’s mother “put her up to the accusations.”
A Cork man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court accused of raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
A Wicklow businessman has been convicted at the Central Criminal Court of raping and indecently assaulting a schoolgirl 30 years ago.
A Dublin priest has been convicted of buggering and sexually abusing a boy almost 30 years ago.
A LIMERICK man was yesterday found guilty of the murder a schoolboy soccer star he stabbed to death when he stormed into a house where the boy was visiting friends.
A jury has heard that a former Marist brother denied all allegations of sexual abuse that had been laid against him by five past pupils when gardaí questioned him about the incidents over ten years ago.
A man has told a jury that he suffered physical and sexual abuse at the hands of his primary school teacher almost forty years ago.
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