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Ireland's most evil child rapist to sue Irish Prison service

Ireland's most evil child rapist to sue Irish Prison service

IRELAND’s most evil child rapist is suing the Irish Prison Service (IPS) in the High Court, just months after being beaten up behind bars.

The Athlone rapist – who is serving five life sentences for raping two little girls he lured from a birthday party – lodged papers in the High Court on Monday last.

Court records obtained by the Sunday World reveal the sick sex attacker is suing the IPS, together with two other named individuals.

The case comes six months after the pervert suffered injuries to his testicles after he was attacked by another sex attacker in the Midlands Prison.

Damages in the High Court, should the beast prove successful in his claims, are unlimited.

In January, the Sunday World revealed how the paedo was left nursing a painful groin injury as a result of the attack on a prison wing that is home to the country’s worst sex offenders – including Graham Dwyer.

His attacker was infamous sex killer Mark Lawlor, who is serving life for the murder of a disabled woman in 1993, sources added.

“It looks like he [Lawlor] might have tried to twist his testicles off,” a source said.

Lawlor also reportedly rained blows on the man during the fight on the E3 landing before staff could 

The Athlone rapist was taken to hospital following the fight on the protective wing.

The despicable thug, who can’t be named to protect the identities of his victims, is likely to spend the remainder of his life behind bars.

In 2014, he received five life sentences, to be served concurrently, for the horrifying sex attacks he carried out on two girls aged just six and nine years of age.

He had lured the girls away from a children’s birthday party and threatened that he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them.

Lawlor was a serial burglar now serving life for committing a murder during a 1993 robbery. The case caused huge controversy at the time when details of the attack came to light.

His victim was a disabled 57-year-old woman and Lawlor used a knife to prise a wedding band from her finger. He also carried out a sexual assault as the woman lay unconscious.