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# abuse allegations

This year
Women of Honour hold 'constructive' meeting with Tánaiste as report due to be published tomorrow
Diane Byrne, a former Irish Defence Forces officer, was speaking ahead of a meeting at Government buildings.
Last year
Bob Dylan sex abuse case dropped after witness accused of 'destroying evidence'
In a letter Dylan’s legal team filed with the federal court on Wednesday, they accused the plaintiff of deleting important text messages.
All time
Australian minister stands aside after accusations of abusing staffer
It comes days after an inquiry found that sexual harassment and bullying are rife in Australia’s parliament.
Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations
The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.
Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.
Las Vegas casino billionaire steps down from key Republican role after sexual misconduct allegations
Steve Wynn has denied the allegations, first published in The Wall Street Journal on Friday.
'Some matters still not investigated': Report finds HSE were slow to examine foster home abuse claims
The HSE issued a statement today apologising to Grace and her family and welcomed the report.
Staff member in disabled care home accused of "verbal and psychological abuse"
New documents show a range of issues raised with disability services in Ireland.
Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised
First Families First, which opposed the Children’s Referendum and the Marriage Referendum, want another referendum.
Mother arrested after 'forcing daughter to eat over 30 goldfish as punishment'
Police allege the girl was abused on a daily basis.
Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Dr Dre abuse allegations cast shadow over Straight Outta Compton
Does the film ignore alleged victims of his violent past?
Bill Cosby is about to face some tough questions
He has been ordered to testify in court.
Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton
The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.
Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility
A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.
Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth
The Sinn Féin deputy leader has defended Adams in the wake of claims about how he dealt with abuse allegations in the republican movement.
Gardaí seize tape of RTÉ interview with Waterford sexual abuse suspect
The tape was handed over by the State broadcaster following a court order.
Investigation into abuse allegations against Waterford sports coach
Two men are reported in today’s Irish Times to have made complaints to gardaí about being abused by the sports coach when they were in their teens.
Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien
The news comes a day after reports claim he had engaged in inappropriate behaviour in the 1980s.
Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes
Historic allegations of abuse at care homes in north Wales, allegedly involving a former senior Conservative politician, will be investigated, the British government has said.
Government to seek legal advice on Michael Shine abuse allegations
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells Dáil that he is asking Attorney General for guidance – but an inquiry was not possible because of failed referendum proposal.