Philipp Rahn

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The court heard that Walsh has 39 previous convictions, 34 of which are for previous offences of indecent assault. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Former priest Tony Walsh has been jailed for two years for repeatedly indecently assaulting a child 45 years ago. Walsh (67) was a trainee priest whe(...)

Former special rapporteur on child protection Geoffrey Shannon was among the 12 solicitors to be granted ‘patents of precedence’ by the Government. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The former president of the Law Society, Stuart Gilhooly, and the former special rapporteur on child protection, Geoffrey Shannon, are among the lates(...)

Brendan Phelan (66) was given a suspended sentence after he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A retired senior civil servant who was caught in possession of nearly 60,000 child pornography images and videos, has been given a suspended three yea(...)

A masseur accused of sexually assaulting a client during a massage has claimed he cannot get a fair trial due to the alleged victim’s refusal to identify two men she says also sexually assaulted her. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A masseur accused of sexually assaulting one of his customers during a massage has claimed he cannot get a fair trial and that his prosecution should (...)

In a victim impact report read to the court the girl said her father “has left permanent scars that will never go away”. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A Roscommon child was the victim of sexual abuse by her father, mother and neighbour from the age of five years old, a court has heard. Dublin Circui(...)