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#Abuse

# abuse - Friday 19 August, 2022

Hospitals recorded hundreds each of violent incidents by patients in 2021 alone
# Assault
# Assault

Hospitals recorded hundreds each of violent incidents by patients in 2021 alone

Aug 19th 2022, 8:30 PM 13,952 Views 23 Comments

Galway University Hospitals said that only serious incidents were recorded because incidents of abuse and harassment are so “frequent”.

# abuse - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

HIQA inspection finds child sexual abuse case left waiting 11 months for initial assessment
# Tusla
# Tusla

HIQA inspection finds child sexual abuse case left waiting 11 months for initial assessment

Aug 16th 2022, 3:36 PM 11,432 Views 0 Comments

Tusla services in the Louth Meath area were deemed non-compliant by inspectors in three areas of quality and safety.

# abuse - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say
# Abuse
# Abuse

Woman who accused Premier League star of rape has received abuse, UK police say

Aug 3rd 2022, 6:42 PM 29,265 Views 0 Comments

Barnet Police, part of London’s Metropolitan Police, said it was “alarmed” that the woman had been targeted.

High Court orders rapist to pay woman €315,000 in damages
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders rapist to pay woman €315,000 in damages

Aug 3rd 2022, 1:23 PM 32,906 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that what the man did to the plaintiff “has no place in a civilised society”.

# abuse - Monday 25 July, 2022

Pope Francis apologises for ‘catastrophic’ school abuses in Canada
# Church
# Church

Pope Francis apologises for ‘catastrophic’ school abuses in Canada

Jul 25th 2022, 9:24 PM 11,830 Views 23 Comments

The pontiff said the forced assimilation of native peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures.

Garda awaits sentence for coercive control of his terminally ill former girlfriend
# Courts
# Courts

Garda awaits sentence for coercive control of his terminally ill former girlfriend

Jul 25th 2022, 7:32 PM 46,240 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court that he stole her cancer medication and she feared he would murder her.

# abuse - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes
# Me Too
# Me Too

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 8:22 PM 40,505 Views 0 Comments

Kelly’s conviction was widely seen as a milestone for the #MeToo movement.

# abuse - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Jury finds Bill Cosby sexually abused 16-year-old girl in 1975
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Jury finds Bill Cosby sexually abused 16-year-old girl in 1975

Jun 22nd 2022, 8:04 AM 19,484 Views 0 Comments

Jurors found that the entertainer intentionally caused harmful sexual contact with Judy Huth when she was a teenager.

# abuse - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Meath GAA air 'disgust' and condemn recent abuse
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Meath GAA air 'disgust' and condemn recent abuse

Updated Jun 9th 2022, 5:05 PM 41,035 Views 15 Comments

‘We would question their true intentions and if they are supporters at all.’

# abuse - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Dublin man jailed for abusing his sister-in-law during the late 1970s
# Court
# Court

Dublin man jailed for abusing his sister-in-law during the late 1970s

May 31st 2022, 4:27 PM 21,042 Views 1 Comment

Aileen Ryan Wright said that while the court process was difficult, she did not regret coming forward.

# abuse - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising
# One In Four
# One In Four

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising

Apr 19th 2022, 9:35 AM 16,366 Views 0 Comments

Participants in new research have called for reform within the criminal justice system.

# abuse - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Amnesty International report into Qatar World Cup work highly critical of Fifa
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Amnesty International report into Qatar World Cup work highly critical of Fifa

Apr 7th 2022, 10:53 AM 2,212 Views 0 Comments

The organisation has been urged to do more to end abusive practices in the Qatari private security sector.

# abuse - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Zoom lecture on violence against women in Ireland disrupted by sexist abuse and pornography
# History Lecture
# History Lecture

Zoom lecture on violence against women in Ireland disrupted by sexist abuse and pornography

Feb 23rd 2022, 3:48 PM 42,705 Views 0 Comments

Lecturer Dr Mary McAuliffe said she was labelled a ‘bitch’ and a ‘c**t’ by individuals who crashed the event.

# abuse - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Australia PM apologises for decades of abuse, bullying in parliament
# Australia
# Australia

Australia PM apologises for decades of abuse, bullying in parliament

Feb 8th 2022, 10:00 AM 23,000 Views 0 Comments

The apology comes after staffer Brittany Higgins said she was raped by a colleague in 2019.

# abuse - Monday 27 December, 2021

The former Ireland international who’s become a leading advocate in football’s me-too movement
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The former Ireland international who’s become a leading advocate in football’s me-too movement

Dec 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,029 Views 1 Comment

Ciara McCormack on the NWSL abuse scandal and other similar controversies that have plagued sport.

# abuse - Thursday 25 November, 2021

'Myth-busting' crucial to combatting relationship abuse, Women's Aid research finds
# Support
# Support

'Myth-busting' crucial to combatting relationship abuse, Women's Aid research finds

Nov 25th 2021, 8:18 AM 15,592 Views 37 Comments

Three in five young people have experienced or know someone who has experienced intimate relationship abuse.

# abuse - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

English club hand lifetime ban to supporter who sent racist message to opposition player
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

English club hand lifetime ban to supporter who sent racist message to opposition player

Oct 12th 2021, 12:44 PM 5,366 Views 3 Comments

The abuse came to the attention of Port Vale following their 3-2 win over Orient on 2 October.

# abuse - Monday 11 October, 2021

'It's a very hostile, toxic place to come into' - Phil Jones explains why he left social media
# Offline
From The42
# Offline

'It's a very hostile, toxic place to come into' - Phil Jones explains why he left social media

Oct 11th 2021, 3:48 PM 5,724 Views 3 Comments

The Man United defender, who hasn’t played since January 2020, says young players need to be mentally strong to deal with online abuse.

# abuse - Monday 13 September, 2021

Chelsea working to identify fan responsible for sectarian abuse of John McGinn
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Chelsea working to identify fan responsible for sectarian abuse of John McGinn

Sep 13th 2021, 7:50 PM 9,224 Views 15 Comments

The Blues have launched an investigation after a video circulated online.

# abuse - Sunday 5 September, 2021

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens

Sep 5th 2021, 12:08 PM 7,730 Views 0 Comments

The 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean

Aug 25th 2021, 2:27 PM 7,810 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international re-joined the Latics from Stoke last week.

# abuse - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Ian Wright condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviour as Leicester fans abuse him and Keane
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Ian Wright condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviour as Leicester fans abuse him and Keane

Aug 8th 2021, 1:37 PM 24,722 Views 19 Comments

Wright and Keane were working at Wembley for the Community Shield yesterday.

# abuse - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Former Belvedere headmaster told inquiry allegations of abuse were not properly investigated
# Jesuit Order
# Jesuit Order

Former Belvedere headmaster told inquiry allegations of abuse were not properly investigated

Jul 27th 2021, 8:43 PM 20,228 Views 0 Comments

The headmaster “believed he was acting in the interests of the institution in protecting it from scandal”.

# abuse - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation
# Threats
# Threats

Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation

Jul 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 39,634 Views 0 Comments

Senator John McGahon said Facebook has “spiralled out of control”.

# abuse - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement

Jul 14th 2021, 12:01 PM 265,396 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old had announced that he was withdrawing from the Tokyo Games over the weekend.

# abuse - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them
# Jesuits
# Jesuits

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them

Jun 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 63,871 Views 0 Comments
  • An Garda Síochána determined that a crime was committed but the priest in question died prior to a complaint being made
  • Órla Ryan speaks to two men who say they were assaulted by Fr Brendan Kearney in the 1970s and 1980s
  • "He used to call the boy in question with this finger slowly - that boy would know exactly what was going on"

# abuse - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:04 PM 5,320 Views 0 Comments

The former England defender left her role as Manchester United Women head coach last month.

# abuse - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her
# Ongoing Trial
# Ongoing Trial

Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 7:24 PM 51,426 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was heard in the trial of three men and four women accused of sexually abusing three children between 2014 and 2016.

# abuse - Sunday 9 May, 2021

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
From The42
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

May 9th 2021, 10:00 AM 43,178 Views 2 Comments

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

# abuse - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'

May 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 76,521 Views 0 Comments
  • Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
  • A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
  • Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says

# abuse - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
# Abuse
# Abuse

Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 5:55 PM 17,675 Views 0 Comments

An Garda Síochána has found “insufficient evidence” in the Commission’s report to start any criminal investigations.

# abuse - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion
# Belvedere College
# Belvedere College

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion

Apr 27th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,382 Views 0 Comments

Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere College in Dublin from 1969 until 1978.

# abuse - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

Apr 13th 2021, 4:18 PM 20,381 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

# abuse - Friday 26 March, 2021

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest

Mar 26th 2021, 4:40 PM 4,536 Views 5 Comments

Fred and Jude Bellingham were the latest footballers to be targeted on Instagram last weekend.

# abuse - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator
# Only Fans
# Only Fans

Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator

Mar 10th 2021, 5:20 PM 46,725 Views 0 Comments

Two of the men are due in court today.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
# Abuse
# Abuse

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 PM 31,179 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

# abuse - Monday 1 March, 2021

Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí

Mar 1st 2021, 7:32 PM 106,594 Views 0 Comments

A whistleblower says a number of people have contacted him about incidents of alleged sexual abuse and assault.

# abuse - Monday 15 February, 2021

Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says

Feb 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,088 Views 0 Comments

Women’s Aid has today launched a new campaign to support young women experiencing abuse during the pandemic.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
# Court
# Court

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 71,463 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,757 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

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