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#Abuse

# abuse - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 9:33 PM 28,611 Views 18 Comments

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
# Survey
# Survey

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

May 20th 2019, 7:18 AM 8,753 Views 3 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

May 17th 2019, 10:48 PM 32,479 Views 0 Comments

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
# California
# California

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

Apr 19th 2019, 8:00 PM 35,311 Views 29 Comments

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

# abuse - Friday 12 April, 2019

Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse

Apr 12th 2019, 3:33 PM 4,493 Views 10 Comments

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

# abuse - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 11th 2019, 5:13 PM 10,564 Views 20 Comments

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

# abuse - Monday 8 April, 2019

'When I hear it, it's nothing new to me. I know I'm black and I'm happy with it, I'm proud'
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'When I hear it, it's nothing new to me. I know I'm black and I'm happy with it, I'm proud'

Apr 8th 2019, 5:39 PM 4,788 Views 9 Comments

Raheem Sterling says walking off pitch would let racists win.

# abuse - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars
# YouTube
# YouTube

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars

Mar 21st 2019, 9:58 PM 29,740 Views 0 Comments

The Fantastic Adventures channel had more than 700,000 followers and 240 million views.

# abuse - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
# Overnight Trips
# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,758 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# abuse - Monday 25 February, 2019

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63
# Belfast
# Belfast

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

Feb 25th 2019, 11:57 AM 56,688 Views 42 Comments

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

# abuse - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle'
# All Out Battle
# All Out Battle

Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle'

Feb 24th 2019, 3:15 PM 12,185 Views 57 Comments

His address to bishops at the end of a landmark summit promised an “all-out battle” against abusive priests,

# abuse - Saturday 16 February, 2019

The Vatican is hosting a major summit on its response to child abuse, but what does it hope to achieve?
# Francis
# Francis

The Vatican is hosting a major summit on its response to child abuse, but what does it hope to achieve?

Feb 16th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,169 Views 30 Comments

The meeting takes place from 21-24 February.

# abuse - Thursday 14 February, 2019

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it
# Too Into You
# Too Into You

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it

Feb 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,003 Views 60 Comments

Most women who experience severe abuse in intimate relationships first do so when they are under 25.

# abuse - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'If I had a euro for every time I was called a f*cking Black and Tan or an English c**t'
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'If I had a euro for every time I was called a f*cking Black and Tan or an English c**t'

Feb 9th 2019, 8:30 AM 33,918 Views 17 Comments

Beaufort’s Welsh native Nathan Breen is bidding for the ultimate glory in Croke Park later today.

# abuse - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse

Feb 3rd 2019, 5:32 PM 6,914 Views 9 Comments

The bulk of reports of abuse come from either staff members at facilities of family members.

# abuse - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse
# Marie Collins
# Marie Collins

Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,570 Views 20 Comments

A Protection of Minors meeting is due to take place in the Vatican later this month.

# abuse - Monday 14 January, 2019

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager

Jan 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 22,850 Views 10 Comments

He has been registered as a sex offender.

# abuse - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse
# Support
# Support

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 9,657 Views 18 Comments

They are three times more likely to suffer from depression than women in the general population.

# abuse - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,823 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# abuse - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,320 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

# abuse - Monday 10 December, 2018

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl
# John O'reilly
# John O'reilly

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

Dec 10th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,881 Views 0 Comments

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

# abuse - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award
# Clare
# Clare

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award

Dec 8th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,002 Views 6 Comments

Mary Fitzgerald founded Clare Haven Services.

# abuse - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
# Courts
# Courts

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,304 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

# abuse - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Nov 20th 2018, 8:11 PM 20,255 Views 74 Comments

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Monday 19 November, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case
# Abuse
# Abuse

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

Nov 19th 2018, 2:44 PM 13,367 Views 18 Comments

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.

# abuse - Saturday 17 November, 2018

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles
# Trauma
# Trauma

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

Nov 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 9,082 Views 0 Comments

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

# abuse - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance

Nov 8th 2018, 12:42 PM 14,092 Views 31 Comments

‘We can’t condone certain parts of those [McClean's] actions,’ said Gary Rowett, ‘but we can understand some because the abuse is pretty bad.’

# abuse - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 10,464 Views 21 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week
# Waterford
# Waterford

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week

Nov 1st 2018, 11:46 AM 11,063 Views 0 Comments

The former sports coach is serving a 14-year prison sentence in relation to 10 counts of indecent assault against minors in the 1980s.

# abuse - Friday 19 October, 2018

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players

Oct 19th 2018, 11:45 AM 5,672 Views 2 Comments

Chelsea’s Karen Carney shared the abhorrent messages on her Instagram page.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,241 Views 66 Comments

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor
# Waterford
# Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:11 AM 33,089 Views 0 Comments

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

# abuse - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Sep 25th 2018, 9:26 PM 11,409 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

# abuse - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:30 PM 57,152 Views 13 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

# abuse - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
# Church Abuse
# Church Abuse

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,596 Views 46 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

# abuse - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'
# Cabra Meeting
# Cabra Meeting

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

Aug 26th 2018, 6:12 PM 23,991 Views 123 Comments

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

Aug 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,651 Views 38 Comments

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal
# Call To Resign
# Call To Resign

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Aug 26th 2018, 8:42 AM 37,754 Views 20 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

# abuse - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

Aug 25th 2018, 9:10 PM 75,190 Views 118 Comments

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Updated Aug 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 69,394 Views 150 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.