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# abuse - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi
# Kick Racism Out
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# Kick Racism Out

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi

Jan 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,367 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner, who is on loan from Celtic, was sent the messages after Dundee’s Scottish Cup win yesterday.

# abuse - Friday 1 January, 2021

Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy

Jan 1st 2021, 8:08 PM 83,598 Views 80 Comments

The former England international received a barrage of abusive messages after her comments about the club.

# abuse - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback
# Critics
From The42
# Critics

Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:45 AM 7,898 Views 5 Comments

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister has defended captain Paul Boyle on Twitter.

# abuse - Friday 18 December, 2020

Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse

Dec 18th 2020, 4:25 PM 8,151 Views 4 Comments

Steven Bergwijn was targeted on social media after he missed two one-on-ones at Anfield on Wednesday night.

# abuse - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts
# Cork
# Cork

Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts

Dec 16th 2020, 3:23 PM 19,437 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed that the boys were aged between 12 and 16 at the time of the alleged offences.

# abuse - Monday 14 December, 2020

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash

Dec 14th 2020, 11:03 PM 46,366 Views 32 Comments

A New York Times investigation revealed that videos on the adult-content site depicted incidents of rape and violence.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse

Nov 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 32,878 Views 27 Comments

Research also found that 1 in 2 young women abused by a partner experiences abuse online.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year
# Consent
# Consent

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year

Nov 24th 2020, 1:51 PM 14,547 Views 11 Comments

People could face up to seven years in prison if they publish intimate images without consent.

# abuse - Friday 20 November, 2020

McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'
# Abuse
# Abuse

McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 6:00 PM 37,423 Views 0 Comments

The justice minister said the recent sharing of images without consent has angered her and she will bring in “tough new laws”.

# abuse - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 82,019 Views 0 Comments

An online messaging platform, Discord, deleted a server and banned users.

# abuse - Monday 9 November, 2020

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,729 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

# abuse - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
# National Archive
# National Archive

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,511 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

# abuse - Friday 30 October, 2020

Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?

Oct 30th 2020, 4:20 PM 23,753 Views 19 Comments

The commission is due to submit its final report today, over five years after it was set up.

# abuse - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests
# Abuse
# Abuse

Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests

Oct 17th 2020, 4:32 PM 32,468 Views 57 Comments

The pontiff accepted the resignation of Edward Janiak as bishop of Kalisz.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year

Jun 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,489 Views 8 Comments

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

# abuse - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'
# Report
# Report

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'

Updated May 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 31,489 Views 45 Comments

The report by Ian Elliott was published today.

Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints

May 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,604 Views 42 Comments

A number of videos have been posted online in the last month.

# abuse - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

May 5th 2020, 10:57 PM 8,948 Views 0 Comments

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

# abuse - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,523 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# abuse - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants
# Tusla
# Tusla

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants

Feb 4th 2020, 1:18 PM 9,603 Views 17 Comments

Tusla’s new guidelines mean social workers could have to “stress test” allegations during interviews.

# abuse - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
# Offaly
# Offaly

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,187 Views 7 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

# abuse - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 11,964 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

# abuse - Friday 3 January, 2020

Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 8:03 PM 24,012 Views 40 Comments

McClean was the target of sectarian chants in the lead-up to Remembrance Sunday.

# abuse - Monday 2 December, 2019

33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation

Dec 2nd 2019, 10:17 PM 12,470 Views 0 Comments

The investigation is the largest safeguarding investigation the PSNI has ever dealt with.

# abuse - Monday 18 November, 2019

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,524 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

# abuse - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 1:16 PM 21,689 Views 19 Comments

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

# abuse - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

FA to investigate anti-IRA chants aimed at James McClean - reports
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

FA to investigate anti-IRA chants aimed at James McClean - reports

Nov 12th 2019, 5:10 PM 25,832 Views 43 Comments

The Irish international was abused by sections of the home support during Stoke City’s 4-2 win over Barnsley at Oakwell.

# abuse - Saturday 26 October, 2019

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?
# Abuse
# Abuse

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?

Oct 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,791 Views 19 Comments

Back in 2014, then director general Tony O’Brien said it was time to look at these sorts of measures to protect vulnerable clients.

Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her
# Abuse
# Abuse

Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her

Oct 26th 2019, 12:25 PM 48,454 Views 29 Comments

Mary Manning said the abuse began when she was ten-years-old and led to the birth of her five children.

# abuse - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'By going public I wanted to tell other abuse victims they're not to blame'
# Finné
# Finné

'By going public I wanted to tell other abuse victims they're not to blame'

Sep 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 49,751 Views 16 Comments

In a new six-part documentary series, Sophia Murphy talks about how she came to terms with her father’s conviction for her sexual abuse.

# abuse - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl

Sep 26th 2019, 10:11 PM 19,587 Views 27 Comments

Keith Lindsay was sentenced at Downpatrick Crown Court earlier today.

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

Sep 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 16,106 Views 33 Comments

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

# abuse - Friday 13 September, 2019

Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband
# Courts
# Courts

Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband

Sep 13th 2019, 7:12 AM 38,018 Views 0 Comments

The woman, 28, allegedly knew the man and her child were engaged in “certain sexual activities”.

# abuse - Friday 6 September, 2019

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme
# Caranua
# Caranua

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme

Sep 6th 2019, 10:34 PM 17,606 Views 48 Comments

The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.

# abuse - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'A lot of the criticism quite annoyed me because I felt a lot of it was unfair'
# Feedback
From The42
# Feedback

'A lot of the criticism quite annoyed me because I felt a lot of it was unfair'

Sep 5th 2019, 8:52 AM 14,162 Views 40 Comments

The 23-year-old Ireland wing says he reads everything that’s written about him.

# abuse - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries
# Allegations
# Allegations

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 47,557 Views 23 Comments

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# abuse - Friday 2 August, 2019

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs
# Voicemails
# Voicemails

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs

Aug 2nd 2019, 11:59 PM 14,480 Views 36 Comments

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions
# Abuse Survivors
# Abuse Survivors

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:42 PM 8,876 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to a new report published today.

# abuse - Monday 24 June, 2019

Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports
# Court
# Court

Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports

Jun 24th 2019, 5:51 PM 30,065 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old has told the court she will need support to assist her in dealing with criminal proceedings brought against her alleged attackers.

# abuse - Friday 21 June, 2019

'I just wanted to lie down and die so the pain would stop': Mother of abuse victim after cousin is sentenced to prison
# Courts
# Courts

'I just wanted to lie down and die so the pain would stop': Mother of abuse victim after cousin is sentenced to prison

Jun 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 33,700 Views 20 Comments

Mr Justice Michael White condemned the “particularly severe and horrendous” nature of the abuse as he sentenced the man to 10 years in prison.

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