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#Abuse

# abuse - Friday 27 October, 2017

English couple who livestreamed abuse of a child jailed for a combined 17 years
# Abuse
# Abuse

English couple who livestreamed abuse of a child jailed for a combined 17 years

Oct 27th 2017, 10:23 AM 30,302 Views 43 Comments

The FBI alerted Devon and Cornwall Police who started an investigation into the couple.

HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly
# Abuse
# Abuse

HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly

Oct 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 7,158 Views 8 Comments

Tony O’Brien was told by one committee member that he is pre-empting the work of the inquiry.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

Oct 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 75,408 Views 199 Comments

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# abuse - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor
# Abuse
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# Abuse

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor

Oct 18th 2017, 6:50 PM 8,112 Views 2 Comments

Larry Nassar is facing trial on more than 20 counts of sexual assault.

# abuse - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'

Oct 15th 2017, 1:04 PM 16,344 Views 20 Comments

Research suggests that up to 10% of older adults may experience financial abuse.

# abuse - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall

Oct 11th 2017, 4:48 PM 26,068 Views 30 Comments

Last Thursday, The New York Times published an investigation into years’ worth of assault allegations.

# abuse - Monday 2 October, 2017

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?
# Abuse
# Abuse

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 8,117 Views 2 Comments

Over 300,000 people in Ireland have been severely abused by a partner at some point in their lives.

# abuse - Friday 18 August, 2017

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears

Aug 18th 2017, 2:42 PM 22,246 Views 0 Comments

The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.

# abuse - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings
# Having Her Say
# Having Her Say

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

Aug 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,464 Views 12 Comments

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

# abuse - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Jul 26th 2017, 7:19 AM 8,907 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# abuse - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Jul 20th 2017, 9:51 AM 21,021 Views 81 Comments

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

# abuse - Monday 10 July, 2017

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges
# Court Case
# Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

Jul 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,085 Views 0 Comments

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# abuse - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN
# Abuse
# Abuse

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN

Jul 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,876 Views 27 Comments

A report launched today criticises the State’s treatment of victims, which it says has caused further trauma.

# abuse - Friday 30 June, 2017

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys
# Limerick Circuit Court
# Limerick Circuit Court

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys

Jun 30th 2017, 9:43 PM 26,797 Views 0 Comments

Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.

# abuse - Monday 26 June, 2017

HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years
# Frustration
# Frustration

HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years

Jun 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,939 Views 0 Comments

The HSE’s dealings with ‘Mary’ has seen it issue her with a number of apologies since 2010.

# abuse - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told
# Grace Case
# Grace Case

Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told

Jun 15th 2017, 7:18 PM 11,961 Views 19 Comments

In April, a €6.3 million settlement for Grace was approved by the High Court.

# abuse - Monday 12 June, 2017

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination
# Detained
# Detained

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

Jun 12th 2017, 8:40 AM 91,581 Views 158 Comments

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year
# Physical
# Physical

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

Jun 12th 2017, 7:39 AM 9,192 Views 3 Comments

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

# abuse - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued

Jun 11th 2017, 4:58 PM 58,795 Views 14 Comments

South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.

# abuse - Friday 9 June, 2017

BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys
# Guilty
# Guilty

BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys

Jun 9th 2017, 1:33 PM 72,721 Views 27 Comments

Tony and Julie Wadsworth abused the teenage boys in the 90s.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read'
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read'

May 30th 2017, 6:05 AM 44,129 Views 26 Comments

A shocking report published yesterday highlights cases of abuse and neglect of children in this country – and the State’s efforts to protect them.

# abuse - Monday 22 May, 2017

'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period
# Abuse
# Abuse

'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period

May 22nd 2017, 9:42 PM 22,383 Views 13 Comments

The man does not accept the guilty verdicts of the jury.

Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed
# Abuse
# Abuse

Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed

May 22nd 2017, 5:15 PM 25,638 Views 30 Comments

He had acknowledged during the course of the present trial that he had indecently assaulted ten boys at the school but adamantly denied assaulting the complainant.

Man who abused his nephew jailed for six-and-a-half years
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man who abused his nephew jailed for six-and-a-half years

May 22nd 2017, 3:18 PM 12,461 Views 0 Comments

The accused man was acquitted of eight further counts of indecent assault of the boy.

# abuse - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day
# Abuse
# Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

May 17th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,303 Views 89 Comments

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# abuse - Friday 12 May, 2017

'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry
# Abuse
# Abuse

'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry

May 12th 2017, 11:03 PM 20,432 Views 18 Comments

Denis Cronin was 11-years-old when he was sexually abused by his teacher.

# abuse - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response
# Care Of The State
# Care Of The State

Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response

Apr 30th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,786 Views 16 Comments

The whistleblower, who remains anonymous, told RTÉ’s This Week that she wants to appear before committee to set the record straight.

# abuse - Thursday 27 April, 2017

€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case
# Abuse
# Abuse

€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case

Apr 27th 2017, 2:46 PM 12,237 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.

# abuse - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Apr 19th 2017, 9:42 AM 60,018 Views 220 Comments

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

# abuse - Saturday 15 April, 2017

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them
# Haiti
# Haiti

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

Apr 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 27,728 Views 37 Comments

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do'

Apr 15th 2017, 9:00 AM 1,245 Views 49 Comments

HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# abuse - Friday 14 April, 2017

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya
# Abuse
# Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,976 Views 46 Comments

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# abuse - Monday 10 April, 2017

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites
# Agsi17
# Agsi17

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites

Apr 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,073 Views 60 Comments

Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.

# abuse - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders
# CONSEQUENCES
# CONSEQUENCES

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders

Apr 9th 2017, 7:45 AM 28,846 Views 98 Comments

One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.

# abuse - Thursday 6 April, 2017

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report
# Inhumane
# Inhumane

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Apr 6th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,782 Views 76 Comments

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

# abuse - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse

Apr 5th 2017, 4:00 PM 6,527 Views 18 Comments

Of 512 allegations or concerns related to abuse, only 5 people were convicted.

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn
# Harassment
# Harassment

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

Apr 5th 2017, 3:04 PM 6,778 Views 3 Comments

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

# abuse - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years
# Abuse
# Abuse

Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years

Apr 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 27,699 Views 0 Comments

The girls’ mother stood by her partner and destroyed evidence after one daughter confided that she had been raped by the man.

# abuse - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook
# Abuse
# Abuse

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:32 AM 22,505 Views 18 Comments

About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.

# abuse - Friday 24 March, 2017

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

Mar 24th 2017, 12:14 PM 21,027 Views 43 Comments

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.