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# abuse - Yesterday’s News

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

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

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'

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# abuse - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

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

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’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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

# abuse - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

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?

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# abuse - Friday 2 August, 2019

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

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

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

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

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

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

# abuse - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing boys

He was convicted of 45 offences of indecent assault on 23 May 2019.

# abuse - Monday 20 May, 2019

10% of Irish people reported witnessing adult abuse last year, research shows

Only 3% of those who witnessed abuse reported it to an authority such as the HSE or gardaí

# abuse - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.

# abuse - Friday 19 April, 2019

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

# abuse - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse Abuse

Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse

The Liverpool manager said any supporter found guilty of racism should be handed lifetime stadium bans.

# abuse - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players Toxic

Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players

The Premiership club says players’ families have also been targeted.

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