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#Abuse

# 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

Wed 8:04 AM 19,392 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 40,966 Views 14 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 20,945 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 16,299 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 2,191 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 42,641 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 22,973 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 26,012 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 15,566 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 5,355 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 5,700 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 9,209 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 7,712 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 7,779 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 24,709 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 20,195 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 39,614 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 265,330 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 63,755 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 5,309 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 51,408 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 43,001 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 76,476 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 17,635 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 11,361 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 20,364 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 4,517 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 46,693 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 31,156 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 106,553 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 13,073 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 70,939 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 48,743 Views 24 Comments

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

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:55 AM 63,911 Views 34 Comments

The actor said she was “brainwashed and manipulated” by the singer.

# abuse - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
# Industrial School
# Industrial School

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'

Jan 30th 2021, 10:30 AM 144,659 Views 30 Comments

Joe McAveety was born in a mother and baby home and grew up in industrial schools which were rife with physical and sexual abuse.

# abuse - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
# Tralee
# Tralee

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 3:33 PM 33,413 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

# abuse - Friday 22 January, 2021

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:15 AM 22,774 Views 18 Comments

The woman, who is the man’s former partner, said she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

# abuse - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi
# Kick Racism Out
From The42
# Kick Racism Out

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

Jan 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,615 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 83,862 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 7,928 Views 5 Comments

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

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