Saturday August 15, 2020

Jailing of rapist a 'massive moment' for abuse victims

The jailing of a man who raped his daughter for ten years has gone a long way to restoring faith in the justice system, the head of the Rape Crisis Centre has said.

27th January, 2013
Fiona Doyle chose to go public in order to ensure her abuser was named. Photo: Courtpix

The jailing of a man convicted of raping his daughter over a ten-year period has gone a long way to restoring faith in the criminal justice system, according to the head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

Chief executive Ellen O'Malley Dunlop said the decision by Mr Justice Paul Carney to apologise to victim Fiona Doyle and revoke bail for her abusive father was "a massive moment" in encouraging rape victims to put their trust...

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