Ireland’s women’s team coach Vera Pauw reveals she was raped and sexually assaulted

The Republic of Ireland women’s team coach Vera Pauw reveals she was raped and sexually assaulted as a player several years ago. The Football Association of Ireland has given its full support to the women’s national team head coach, Vera Pauw, after her revelations of rape and sexual abuse. Pauw, who featured in 89 games … Read more

Two men who raped student lose appeals against convictions

Two men who raped a “blind drunk” student after offering to give her a lift home from a nightclub have lost their appeals against convictions. Boakye Osei (32), formerly of Tooban, Burnfoot, Co Donegal, but now a prisoner at Midlands Prison, and Kelvin Opoku (35), formerly of Glendale Manor, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, but also a … Read more

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses High Court extradition fight

A man has lost a fight against extradition from England to Ireland after being accused of raping a woman 21 years ago. Lawyers representing the man mounted a High Court challenge after a judge at Westminster Magistrates’ Court had ruled that he should be extradited. They said the man had mental and physical health difficulties … Read more

Manchester United player Mason Greenwood Arrested on Suspicion of Rape and Assault

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault after a woman posted visual and audio allegations on social media of an incident. Manchester police said they had arrested a man on suspicion of rape and assault on Sunday after Manchester United suspended Mason Greenwood following allegations on social media. … Read more

Eight-and-a-half years jail for teacher who raped his brother

Graham Daly aged 37,  a teacher who raped and sexually abused his little brother when they were children has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years. Graham was “a big brother who should have protected his younger brother”, Ms Justice Karen O’Connor said. Instead, Daly abused his brother Thomas over a four-year period from when the boy … Read more