Mary Crilly says  sexual assault among the homeless was often invisible despite its prevalence. Photograph: Dan Linehan/Irish Examiner

Campaigners behind a new pilot programme in Cork to assist people who have been sexually assaulted while sleeping rough on the streets are confident t(...)

A homeless woman has been praised for her courage in seeking justice after the man who sexually assaulted her was jailed for 18 months. File image: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A homeless woman has been praised for her courage in seeking justice after the man who sexually assaulted her was jailed for 18 months. Mary Crilly, (...)

A Cork bookshop owner has defended her decision to ask customers to wear masks coming into her shop to protect against Covid-19 following a backlash on social media. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A Cork bookshop owner has defended her decision to ask customers to wear masks coming into her shop to protect against Covid-19 following backlash on (...)

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A 38-year-old man, who was shunned by neighbours when he reported being sexually abused as a five-year-old by an older boy, has seen his abuser jailed(...)

Children’s rights campaigners and those campaigning against sexual violence have called for clear and unambiguous legislation outlawing child sex doll(...)

‘It Stops Now’: campaign aims to tackle the harmful behaviours which prevent students from being able to safely and equally participate in college life. Photograph: It Stops Now

University College Cork students will unveil a mural on Monday calling for an end to sexual violence and harassment in third-level institutions. It i(...)

Mary Crilly said three female students from UCC and CIT had contacted them since the start of September to say that they had been raped. File photograph: Dan Linehan/ Irish Examiner

Gardaí in Cork need more resources to investigate sexual assaults and rapes which tend to increase during the early autumn months when third-level col(...)

Davis College principal Stephen Gilbert said the school was treating the matter extremely seriously and had removed the list of names as soon staff learned of its existence. File photograph: Google Street View

A campaigner against sexual violence has called for greater discussion among secondary school students about rape and sexual violence after somebody i(...)

Mary Crilly: recently established Garda Protective Service Units in An Garda Síochána were working well. File photograph: Dan Linehan/ Irish Examiner

Irish society owes a debt to the young woman at the centre of the Belfast rape trial for initiating a debate about sexual violence that will have last(...)

Mary Crilly of Cork Sexual Violence Centre: “The victim must go through hell waiting two years for a case to be tried.” Photograph: Dan Linehan/Irish Examiner

A leading campaigner in the field of sexual violence has called for the establishment of separate courts to allow for the fast-tracking of sexual assa(...)