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Dearbhail McDonald: Sex crimes are not a laughing matter, victims deserve better

Published 06/04/2011 | 05:00

Four out of 10 girls and one in five boys are victims of rape and/or sexual assault, but only one in 10 victims report the crime

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FOR the sake of balance and cool heads, let's try and wrap the garda rape joke controversy in as much benevolent spin as possible.

Excerpts from the as the yet-to-be authenticated, inadvertent recording of a conversation in a garda car include "we'll get immigration f***ing on her", and "she was living down at crusty camp, f**k sake, you never know what you might get".

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