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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally
# Basketball Coach
# Basketball Coach

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

Apr 26th 2017, 8:43 PM 11,296 Views 5 Comments

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

# child-abuse - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)

Apr 24th 2017, 4:51 PM 36,722 Views 25 Comments

“He went from being a bright child to struggling with school. He has become anxious and nervous.”

# child-abuse - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse
# Europol
# Europol

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse

Apr 18th 2017, 10:45 PM 13,071 Views 12 Comments

Arrests were made across Europe and Latin America.

# child-abuse - Monday 3 April, 2017

'When I wasn't taking a beating from my old man, I was taking a beating from my brother'
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'When I wasn't taking a beating from my old man, I was taking a beating from my brother'

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 22,384 Views 8 Comments

At a recent launch a young man spoke about growing up with abuse.

# child-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 21,061 Views 43 Comments

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

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers
# Sheffield
# Sheffield

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Mar 22nd 2017, 5:20 PM 32,050 Views 0 Comments

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

# child-abuse - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Hand over the keys': Pressure builds on religious groups over child abuse reparations
# Moral Obligation
# Moral Obligation

'Hand over the keys': Pressure builds on religious groups over child abuse reparations

Mar 10th 2017, 9:32 AM 15,199 Views 111 Comments

The religious groups say falling property prices are the reason only 14% of the total costs have been paid.

# child-abuse - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences
# Australia
# Australia

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

Mar 9th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,643 Views 9 Comments

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

There were 56,000 reports of child abuse in three years
# Reports
# Reports

There were 56,000 reports of child abuse in three years

Mar 9th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,386 Views 11 Comments

Mattie McGrath said the numbers were “horrifying and deeply disturbing”.

# child-abuse - Sunday 5 March, 2017

HSE 'took three years to contact gardaí about Grace report'
# Grace
# Grace

HSE 'took three years to contact gardaí about Grace report'

Mar 5th 2017, 4:47 PM 10,462 Views 51 Comments

The report was published this week and has details of the potential abuse of a girl with an intellectual disability known as Grace.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission
# Resistant To Change
# Resistant To Change

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Mar 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 12,770 Views 40 Comments

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns
# Duty Of Care
# Duty Of Care

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns

Feb 28th 2017, 1:02 PM 17,819 Views 31 Comments

Two previously unpublished reports about the case have been made public.

# child-abuse - Friday 24 February, 2017

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Feb 24th 2017, 12:05 PM 12,435 Views 49 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades
# Obscene
# Obscene

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:25 PM 55,077 Views 0 Comments

He also stands accused of two counts of sexual assault of a boy aged under ten over a decade ago.

# child-abuse - Monday 20 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments
# Controversy
# Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

Feb 20th 2017, 7:53 PM 27,073 Views 117 Comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

# child-abuse - Monday 6 February, 2017

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse
# Historic Cases
# Historic Cases

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse

Feb 6th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,606 Views 163 Comments

The St John of God Brothers had 40% of its members accused of abuse.

# child-abuse - Thursday 12 January, 2017

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France
# Child Abuse Images
# Child Abuse Images

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Jan 12th 2017, 9:27 PM 22,995 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.

# child-abuse - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

Dec 5th 2016, 1:10 PM 22,482 Views 30 Comments

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# child-abuse - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:39 PM 7,380 Views 7 Comments

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'
# Funding Demand
# Funding Demand

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

Nov 29th 2016, 7:41 AM 5,167 Views 2 Comments

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# child-abuse - Monday 28 November, 2016

'When I heard he was dead, I felt that I could finally breathe': Victim of serial paedophile speaks out on abuse
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'When I heard he was dead, I felt that I could finally breathe': Victim of serial paedophile speaks out on abuse

Nov 28th 2016, 2:03 PM 15,484 Views 17 Comments

Anne Kelly detailed her experience of abuse from serial paedophile Eamon Cooke on RTÉ Radio this morning.

# child-abuse - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations
# Crewe Alexandra
# Crewe Alexandra

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations

Nov 27th 2016, 11:45 AM 11,112 Views 8 Comments

Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal.

# child-abuse - Friday 18 November, 2016

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien
# Child Rapist
# Child Rapist

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien

Nov 18th 2016, 6:09 PM 11,703 Views 12 Comments

The convicted child molester was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this month.

# child-abuse - Monday 3 October, 2016

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland
# Consensual
# Consensual

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 49,197 Views 25 Comments

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

# child-abuse - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors
# High Court
# High Court

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

Sep 8th 2016, 3:01 PM 20,043 Views 0 Comments

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history
# Difficult Past
# Difficult Past

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history

Sep 6th 2016, 1:52 PM 19,505 Views 39 Comments

A council motion has been tabled calling for it to change.

# child-abuse - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London

Aug 11th 2016, 5:14 PM 25,122 Views 27 Comments

The abuse was discovered when the boy’s sister found an indecent video on his phone.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong
# Waterford
# Waterford

Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong

Jul 26th 2016, 5:39 PM 33,795 Views 0 Comments

The 12-year-old said he blames his father, who was convicted of nine counts of raping him when he was six and seven.

# child-abuse - Monday 4 July, 2016

'Singing priest' will get maximum sentence of two years for raping a boy with a crucifix
# Courts
# Courts

'Singing priest' will get maximum sentence of two years for raping a boy with a crucifix

Jul 4th 2016, 5:45 PM 38,973 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Walsh (62) committed the offence before the law was changed in 1990

# child-abuse - Friday 1 July, 2016

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case
# Lostprophets
# Lostprophets

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case

Jul 1st 2016, 3:36 PM 18,488 Views 9 Comments

The singer was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

# child-abuse - Thursday 23 June, 2016

"I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys
# Courts
# Courts

"I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:01 AM 13,721 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to three charges of sexual abuse between January 1991 and May 1991.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Australian army recruits 'forced to rape each other'
# Public Inquiry
# Public Inquiry

Australian army recruits 'forced to rape each other'

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:11 AM 60,805 Views 61 Comments

A public inquiry heard the allegations yesterday.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him
# Tony Walsh
# Tony Walsh

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him

Jun 14th 2016, 1:58 PM 41,995 Views 0 Comments

The abuse is alleged to have taken place in the early 1980s, when the boy was aged between 10 and 13 years.

# child-abuse - Sunday 15 May, 2016

UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search
# Private School
# Private School

UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search

May 15th 2016, 1:00 PM 16,319 Views 0 Comments

Laurence Soper faces accusations of abusing five pupils.

# child-abuse - Monday 9 May, 2016

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years
# Child Abuse Images
# Child Abuse Images

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years

May 9th 2016, 6:40 PM 38,169 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.

Child agency admits it's "aware" of case of alleged sexual abuse at foster home in southwest
# Tusla
# Tusla

Child agency admits it's "aware" of case of alleged sexual abuse at foster home in southwest

May 9th 2016, 7:25 AM 9,317 Views 0 Comments

A 19-year-old with intellectual disabilities was left behind after other children were removed from the home following the allegation.

# child-abuse - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Teenager with intellectual disabilities left in foster home despite allegations of sexual abuse
# Southwest
# Southwest

Teenager with intellectual disabilities left in foster home despite allegations of sexual abuse

May 8th 2016, 2:52 PM 11,024 Views 0 Comments

The young person had been living in the home in the Cork/Kerry area since 2003.

# child-abuse - Friday 29 April, 2016

Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised
# Abuse Allegations
# Abuse Allegations

Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised

Apr 29th 2016, 6:20 AM 21,910 Views 0 Comments

First Families First, which opposed the Children’s Referendum and the Marriage Referendum, want another referendum.

# child-abuse - Friday 15 April, 2016

A social worker's perspective: We need to rethink the way we help vulnerable children
# Responding To Abuse
# Responding To Abuse

A social worker's perspective: We need to rethink the way we help vulnerable children

Apr 15th 2016, 12:30 PM 1,235 Views 26 Comments

Behind most of the damage done to children are stories of poverty and inequality, writes Donal O’Malley.

# child-abuse - Monday 11 April, 2016

Mother sentenced to 24 years in jail for stamping daughter to death
# Ayeeshia Jane Smith
# Ayeeshia Jane Smith

Mother sentenced to 24 years in jail for stamping daughter to death

Apr 11th 2016, 1:33 PM 45,899 Views 74 Comments

The toddler’s injuries were likened to those of a car crash victim.