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# Abuse

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Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys
Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.
HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years
The HSE’s dealings with ‘Mary’ has seen it issue her with a number of apologies since 2010.
Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told
In April, a €6.3 million settlement for Grace was approved by the High Court.
Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination
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
The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.
Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued
South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.
BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys
Tony and Julie Wadsworth abused the teenage boys in the 90s.
Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read'
A shocking report published yesterday highlights cases of abuse and neglect of children in this country – and the State’s efforts to protect them.
'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period
The man does not accept the guilty verdicts of the jury.
Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed
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
The accused man was acquitted of eight further counts of indecent assault of the boy.
Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day
Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.
'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry
Denis Cronin was 11-years-old when he was sexually abused by his teacher.
Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response
The whistleblower, who remains anonymous, told RTÉ’s This Week that she wants to appear before committee to set the record straight.
€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case
Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.
Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train
Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.
UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them
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'
HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney.
Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya
As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.
Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites
Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.
Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders
One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.
European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report
Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.
'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse
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
The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.
Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years
The girls’ mother stood by her partner and destroyed evidence after one daughter confided that she had been raped by the man.
Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook
About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.
'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension
The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.
Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri
The striker revealed he was on the end of some sickening abuse following the departure of the Ranieri.
Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters
John De’Viana was charged with two counts of child cruelty.
21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre
Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.
Religious groups still owe €1.3 billion for institutional child abuse
Education minister Richard Bruton slammed the religious groups in a strongly-worded statement.
'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child
Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.
HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology
“The past nine years have been a living hell for me,” Grace’s mother told RTÉ Investigates.
Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years
The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.
Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child
The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.
Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996
The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.
Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine
The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.
Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe
Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.
'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government
An estimated 5,000 to 6,000 children from institutions and poor families were shipped to Australia from 1922 to 1967.
Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death
She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.