One of the country’s leading forensic psychologists has said the man responsible for raping two girls, aged six and nine, in Westmeath may not have been motivated by sexual desire but by an overwhelming urge to be violent.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
THE director of the Cork Rape Crisis Centre has called on convicted sex offenders to be “named and shamed” in local communities, as fear grows in Cork about the return to the city of a known killer and attempted rapist.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
THE director of the Sexual Violence Centre in Cork, Mary Crilly, is right to suggest that the provision of condoms to the guests at St Vincent’s secondary school’s debs ball in the city is “a knee-jerk reaction” (September 3) and, like most knee-jerk reactions, will do more harm than good.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009
YESTERDAY marked the second anniversary of the statutory rape crisis which arose when the Supreme Court found the existing legislation to be unconstitutional as it did not allow a defence of not guilty due to an honest mistake regarding the girl’s age.
Sat, 24 May, 2008