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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Arrest over distribution of 'child sex dolls' as gardaí raid 32 premises
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Arrest over distribution of 'child sex dolls' as gardaí raid 32 premises

Oct 2nd 2018, 1:30 PM 27,298 Views 54 Comments

Digital material, computers and mobile phones were seized in the searches which took place over the last five days.

# child-abuse - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'
# Mass Appeal
# Mass Appeal

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

Aug 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 11,660 Views 111 Comments

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Germany jails couple who sold son to paedophiles online for more than two years
# Darknet
# Darknet

Germany jails couple who sold son to paedophiles online for more than two years

Aug 7th 2018, 10:52 AM 50,482 Views 60 Comments

The court found that the unemployed couple had sexually assaulted the boy, now 10 and sold him on the so-called darknet.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse

Aug 1st 2018, 12:55 PM 29,575 Views 64 Comments

The harassment occurred over a six-month period.

# child-abuse - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 3:49 PM 36,479 Views 41 Comments

It is understood up to 30 homes are being targeted in today’s searches.

# child-abuse - Monday 18 June, 2018

Man to be sentenced next month for possessing almost 1,000 child abuse images
# Peter Mcdonagh
# Peter Mcdonagh

Man to be sentenced next month for possessing almost 1,000 child abuse images

Jun 18th 2018, 7:21 PM 19,797 Views 0 Comments

Some of the children depicted were no older than two-years-old.

# child-abuse - Friday 8 June, 2018

Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother

Jun 8th 2018, 7:55 PM 22,275 Views 26 Comments

A previous conviction was overturned following a successful appeal.

# child-abuse - Friday 1 June, 2018

Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s
# Wales
# Wales

Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s

Jun 1st 2018, 11:10 PM 19,102 Views 0 Comments

Bryan Davies lured teenage boys to his room by offering them alcohol or cigarettes.

# child-abuse - Friday 11 May, 2018

'Truly dreadful': Dublin man (20) jailed for possession of graphic child abuse images
# Courts
# Courts

'Truly dreadful': Dublin man (20) jailed for possession of graphic child abuse images

May 11th 2018, 12:35 PM 28,389 Views 70 Comments

Over 5,000 images and 328 videos were found on the man’s computer during a Garda raid of his Dublin home.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Clare teenager thought about killing his mother to end 'years of abuse' against him and siblings

Apr 25th 2018, 8:17 PM 35,036 Views 0 Comments

The woman is to be sentenced next month.

# child-abuse - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

Mar 29th 2018, 6:25 AM 8,865 Views 10 Comments

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# child-abuse - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:58 AM 30,393 Views 32 Comments

The Raleigh Police Department has said that the child is now safe.

# child-abuse - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors
# New Study
# New Study

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors

Mar 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,431 Views 8 Comments

A new study has been produced based on a review of over a million images and videos.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge

Mar 7th 2018, 7:13 AM 19,328 Views 0 Comments

Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years

Mar 6th 2018, 7:18 PM 38,731 Views 52 Comments

John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.

Suspected child exploitation: Questioning of men and women continues
# Investigation
# Investigation

Suspected child exploitation: Questioning of men and women continues

Mar 6th 2018, 12:30 PM 20,445 Views 0 Comments

The suspects can be questioned up to 24 hours excluding breaks.

# child-abuse - Monday 26 February, 2018

Clare auctioneer 'of some standing' jailed for raping his friend's daughter
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Clare auctioneer 'of some standing' jailed for raping his friend's daughter

Feb 26th 2018, 8:14 PM 73,487 Views 38 Comments

The court was told that the sexual abuse his victim suffered had a “deep and long-lasting impact” on her to this day.

# child-abuse - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'
# Scandal
# Scandal

Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'

Feb 24th 2018, 12:24 PM 11,660 Views 14 Comments

There is concern that a number of incidents have not been reported, or that reported cases may have been mishandled.

# child-abuse - Monday 19 February, 2018

A British paedophile who blackmailed someone into raping a toddler has been jailed for 32 years
# Hurtcore
# Hurtcore

A British paedophile who blackmailed someone into raping a toddler has been jailed for 32 years

Feb 19th 2018, 7:41 PM 61,692 Views 33 Comments

Matthew Falder used encrypted email addresses and was caught by an international taskforce.

# child-abuse - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
# Longford
# Longford

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,854 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

# child-abuse - Monday 5 February, 2018

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches

Feb 5th 2018, 4:18 PM 37,213 Views 42 Comments

The searches took place across private residences in 12 counties over the weekend.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead
# Noah Puckerman
# Noah Puckerman

Former Glee actor Mark Salling found dead

Jan 30th 2018, 7:01 PM 94,959 Views 93 Comments

The 35-year-old was due to be sentenced over child pornography charges in March.

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India
# Delhi
# Delhi

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

Jan 30th 2018, 11:05 AM 55,945 Views 58 Comments

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# child-abuse - Monday 29 January, 2018

Two young children in care report sexual abuse by 11 people including their parents
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Two young children in care report sexual abuse by 11 people including their parents

Jan 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,126 Views 20 Comments

Their story is one of 16 case studies published by the Child Care Law Reporting Project .

# child-abuse - Friday 5 January, 2018

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities'
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities'

Jan 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,685 Views 81 Comments

In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'
# Waterford
# Waterford

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

Jan 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 31,010 Views 27 Comments

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

# child-abuse - Friday 15 December, 2017

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions
# Abuse Report
# Abuse Report

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

Dec 15th 2017, 7:07 AM 7,068 Views 33 Comments

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts

Nov 22nd 2017, 4:07 PM 16,697 Views 19 Comments

Dr Larry Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas said they were among his victims.

# child-abuse - Friday 10 November, 2017

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
# Warning To Friend
# Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

Nov 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 42,461 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# child-abuse - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man jailed for life after murdering partner's two-year-old son in Liverpool
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Man jailed for life after murdering partner's two-year-old son in Liverpool

Nov 2nd 2017, 8:33 PM 22,930 Views 29 Comments

Two-year-old Teddy Tilston was in the sole care of Craig Smith when he died.

# child-abuse - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Nearly 20,000 reports of suspected child abuse were made to Tusla last year
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Nearly 20,000 reports of suspected child abuse were made to Tusla last year

Oct 19th 2017, 5:19 PM 9,816 Views 19 Comments

This represents a 5% increase from 2015 figures.

# child-abuse - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP'

Jul 20th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,473 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# child-abuse - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Stolen boys: Life after sexual slavery in Afghanistan
# Bacha Bazi
# Bacha Bazi

Stolen boys: Life after sexual slavery in Afghanistan

Jul 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 63,054 Views 23 Comments

Victims who escaped their abusers tell their stories of life after being a child sex slave in Afghanistan.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Packers all-time rushing leader charged with child abuse
# Charged
From The42
# Charged

Packers all-time rushing leader charged with child abuse

Jun 27th 2017, 7:51 AM 9,674 Views 0 Comments

Ahman Green is charged with punching his daughter in the face.

# child-abuse - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his partner's two-year-old son
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his partner's two-year-old son

Jun 23rd 2017, 3:33 PM 14,857 Views 31 Comments

The boy’s mother pleaded guilty to allowing the death of her son to happen.

# child-abuse - Friday 16 June, 2017

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences
# Longford
# Longford

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences

Jun 16th 2017, 1:48 PM 25,540 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

# child-abuse - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:52 PM 11,613 Views 0 Comments

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence
# Protective Services
# Protective Services

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Jun 2nd 2017, 12:48 PM 10,364 Views 19 Comments

Four new protective services units went live today.

# child-abuse - Thursday 1 June, 2017

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles
# Retracing Steps
# Retracing Steps

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles

Jun 1st 2017, 8:18 AM 12,444 Views 13 Comments

Europol has shared 20 images of mundane objects that could help track down the perpetrators of child sex abuse.

# child-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 9,314 Views 78 Comments

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