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Watch: Documentary About Belfast Rape Trial To Air On RTÉ Tonight

Watch: Documentary About Belfast Rape Trial To Air On RTÉ Tonight
By Eoin Lyons Updated

Acquitted: The Rugby Rape Trial, a documentary which takes a look at the rape trial concerning former Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, will air tonight on RTE One at 10.15.

Jackson, from Oakleigh Park, Belfast was found not guilty of rape and of sexual assault; Olding, from Ardenlee Street was found not guilty of rape, while Blane McIlroy, from Royal Lodge Road was found not guilty of exposure. Rory Harrison, from Manse Road was found not guilty of withholding information and perverting the course of justice.

The trial was the subject of intense media scrutiny, with all four men acquitted of all charges on March 28th.

Here is the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcP0kyCXcLE

The program will run for 35 minutes with a description on RTE's website calling the documentary "a look back at the nine-week trial of Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, along with Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison at Belfast Crown Court."

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