This Case, is a Warning, to all Men, Get Permission in Writing, and Signed, by a Witness, even a Commissioner for Oaths, before getting into the Leaba? O’Leidhins Life is in Ruins, and the Woman, will Never Trust again?

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Lawyer for jailed ex-RTÉ journalist compares sex assault on sleeping victim with scenario where a woman wakes her partner by performing a sexual act

Mícheál Ó Leidhin, who was a political reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta, fails in appeal over his conviction and sentence 

Mícheál Ó Leidhin was a political reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta
Mícheál Ó Leidhin leaving the Central Criminal Court after his sentence hearing last July. Photo: Collins Courts

Mícheál Ó Leidhin was a political reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta

December 01 2022 05:50 PM


A former RTÉ journalist who was jailed for 15 months for sexually assaulting a woman while she slept has lost his appeal against his conviction and sentence.

Mícheál Ó Leidhin (38) was a political reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta and was found guilty by a jury in July for the sexual assault of the woman at his former home.

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