SEX ATTACK VICTIM: ‘NOTHING CAN CHANGE WHAT HE DID TO ME THAT NIGHT’

first_imgA BRAVE woman who was the victim of a sex attack carried out by a soldier from Finner camp has spoken out after her attacker was jailed yesterday.Adrian Gallagher, 32, of East Rock in Ballyshannon, has been thrown out of the army after the incident in October 2009.He was jailed at the Circuit Court in Donegal town for a year yesterday, with the final six months suspended. He was also placed on the sex offenders register for seven years. Gallagher, who had served in the army for 13 years, had followed the young woman from a nightclub in Bundoran, threw her to the ground, punched her in the face and sexually assaulted her.In a statement last night, Gallagher’s victim said: “I feel numb. I’m not sure at this stage what to think about the sentence. Nothing can change what he did to me that night anyway.“After it the case going on for over two and a half years and having to hear over and over again what happened kept it fresh in my head.“I’d love to forget it ever happened but it is hard. I am so glad it is over though. I intend to try to move on now, enjoy life and try to forget.” In a statement, the Army said Gallagher was no longer in the army.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldaily SEX ATTACK VICTIM: ‘NOTHING CAN CHANGE WHAT HE DID TO ME THAT NIGHT’ was last modified: March 28th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallyshannonbundoranDonegal TownSEX ATTACK VICTIM: ‘NOTHING CAN CHANGE WHAT HE DID TO ME THAT NIGHT’last_img read more