The dog owner, Sean Mc Donnell, is charged with "buggery" for ordering the dog to commit the act.
Buggery is apparently still a crime on the books in Ireland, so thank God for that.
woman is the general, neutral term: a wealthy woman.
In scientific, statistical, and other objective use female is the neutral contrastive term to male: 104 females to every 100 males.
The Irish Sun reports that Sean Mc Donnell, 57, is charged with buggery contrary to Section 61 of the Offences against the Person Act of 1861 – and is believed to be the first person in Ireland to be charged under the legislation.
usage: Although formerly woman was sometimes regarded as demeaning and lady was the term of courtesy, woman is the designation preferred by most modern female adults: League of Women Voters; American Association of University Women. When modifying a plural noun, woman, like man, becomes plural: women athletes; women students. ]"Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size" [Virginia Woolf A Room of One's Own]"The individual woman is required ...
The use of lady as a term of courtesy has diminished somewhat in recent years, although it still survives in a few set phrases (ladies' room; Ladies' Day). a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition" [Jeannette Rankin]"When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
female is sometimes used disparagingly: a gossipy female.
lady in the sense “polite, refined woman” is a term of approval: We know you will always behave like a lady. African), maiden (archaic), chick (slang), maid (archaic), gal (slang), lass, lassie (informal), wench (facetious), adult female, she Quotations"The meaning of what it is to be a woman has never been more open-ended and therefore more filled with anxiety" [Nancy Friday What is a Real Woman?