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#child sexual abuse

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,605 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 10,866 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 5 October, 2018

79% of child sexual abuse images featured children under 12
# Paedophelia
# Paedophelia

79% of child sexual abuse images featured children under 12

Oct 5th 2018, 8:15 AM 8,594 Views 23 Comments

There was an “unprecedented increase” in disguised websites solely dedicated to distribute child sexual abuse imagery.

# child-sexual-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-sexual-abuse - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years
# Fight For Justice
# Fight For Justice

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years

Jul 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 68,626 Views 0 Comments

Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 31 March, 2017

Former youth worker who pretended child pornography images were of him gets suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Former youth worker who pretended child pornography images were of him gets suspended sentence

Mar 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 19,990 Views 13 Comments

He pretended to be a 15-year-old boy online and shared the images pretending them were of himself.

# child-sexual-abuse - Monday 27 February, 2017

'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government

Feb 27th 2017, 11:02 PM 17,760 Views 16 Comments

An estimated 5,000 to 6,000 children from institutions and poor families were shipped to Australia from 1922 to 1967.

# child-sexual-abuse - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

"Devious and calculating predatory paedophile" gets 17-year sentence for rape of boy
# London
# London

"Devious and calculating predatory paedophile" gets 17-year sentence for rape of boy

Dec 9th 2015, 10:45 PM 19,964 Views 42 Comments

Paul Blaikie, 38, had five years added to his jail term for being a “dangerous and manipulative individual” who poses a risk to children.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 20 November, 2015

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
# John Wolf
# John Wolf

Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality

Nov 20th 2015, 10:53 PM 24,781 Views 23 Comments

Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 13 November, 2015

US Secret Service officer accused of sexting girl he thought was 14, while on duty in the White House
# Robert Lee Moore
# Robert Lee Moore

US Secret Service officer accused of sexting girl he thought was 14, while on duty in the White House

Nov 13th 2015, 8:56 PM 15,142 Views 10 Comments

Robert Lee Moore sent a series of explicit and graphic messages and photos to two undercover federal agents.

# child-sexual-abuse - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

Man jailed for 139 years for extorting child pornography from hundreds of boys

Oct 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,266 Views 27 Comments

Patrick Killen would “beg, bribe and cajole the unsuspecting boys to send him sexually explicit pictures,” then share them with others online.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 11 September, 2015

'Evil beyond understanding' - British men jailed for live-streaming rape of young children
# Bristol
# Bristol

'Evil beyond understanding' - British men jailed for live-streaming rape of young children

Sep 11th 2015, 11:55 PM 37,858 Views 74 Comments

“Their callousness beggars belief,” said one investigator.

# child-sexual-abuse - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Chile to deport paedophile Irish priest convicted of abusing young girl
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Chile to deport paedophile Irish priest convicted of abusing young girl

Aug 22nd 2015, 12:02 PM 24,982 Views 53 Comments

The priest repeatedly molested the girl from the time she was five.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man who raped and abused daughter for six years up to Junior Cert pleads guilty
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Man who raped and abused daughter for six years up to Junior Cert pleads guilty

Jun 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 20,595 Views 0 Comments

He will face sentencing for crimes committed over 30 years ago

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 15 May, 2015

Violent sex offender jailed over the 'most horrendous abuse' of three girls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Violent sex offender jailed over the 'most horrendous abuse' of three girls

May 15th 2015, 7:22 PM 21,770 Views 24 Comments

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# child-sexual-abuse - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Police warn parents after 41 arrested in global child sexual abuse probe
# International Bust
# International Bust

Police warn parents after 41 arrested in global child sexual abuse probe

May 6th 2015, 8:57 PM 22,004 Views 15 Comments

Canadian police said the case spanned 17 countries.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 1 May, 2015

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris

May 1st 2015, 11:58 PM 19,070 Views 20 Comments

The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.

# child-sexual-abuse - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim
# Opinion
# Opinion

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 760 Views 299 Comments

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys
# Jailed
# Jailed

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Mar 13th 2015, 2:22 PM 14,259 Views 18 Comments

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife's teenage sister 'too lenient'
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife's teenage sister 'too lenient'

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:24 PM 25,967 Views 0 Comments

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

# child-sexual-abuse - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"
# Operation Midland
# Operation Midland

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Dec 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 49,782 Views 94 Comments

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 12 December, 2014

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse
# Investigation
# Investigation

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

Dec 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 6,380 Views 59 Comments

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 28 November, 2014

Calls for new law to 'call child pornography what it is' - child abuse
# Language In The Law
# Language In The Law

Calls for new law to 'call child pornography what it is' - child abuse

Nov 28th 2014, 4:42 PM 7,658 Views 16 Comments

“It’s time to get tough with these people.”

# child-sexual-abuse - Monday 24 November, 2014

Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'
# Maíria Cahill Case
# Maíria Cahill Case

Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'

Nov 24th 2014, 8:20 PM 11,181 Views 0 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said a cross-border inquiry was being considered.

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words
# Redress
# Redress

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Nov 24th 2014, 7:58 PM 681 Views 90 Comments

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# child-sexual-abuse - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Enda Kenny: Gerry Adams must tell us where child abusers were moved
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Enda Kenny: Gerry Adams must tell us where child abusers were moved

Nov 2nd 2014, 9:33 AM 8,223 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach said the Sinn Féin leader was “somebody who knows quite a lot about the IRA movement.”

# child-sexual-abuse - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes from sexual abuse?
# Abuse
# Abuse

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes from sexual abuse?

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 139 Views 37 Comments

Despite our moral outage to reports of abuse, one in five women and one in six men still experience some level of sexual abuse during childhood.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl

Oct 21st 2014, 10:29 AM 23,093 Views 37 Comments

He did some horrendous things with what he thought was a nine-year-old girl.

# child-sexual-abuse - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Louise O'Keeffe accuses State of 'taking advantage' of abuse survivors
# Abuse
# Abuse

Louise O'Keeffe accuses State of 'taking advantage' of abuse survivors

Jun 1st 2014, 3:22 PM 8,177 Views 27 Comments

“We’ve been abused, pure and simple. It beggars belief that the Government cannot own up to that.”

# child-sexual-abuse - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Column: Pope Francis is considering the needs of survivors of clerical child sexual abuse
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Pope Francis is considering the needs of survivors of clerical child sexual abuse

Jan 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 31 Views 77 Comments

As yet, the Papal Commission initiative is quite short on details; I see opportunity and hope in this ‘space’ but it will take courage to enter it from both sides, writes Mark Vincent Healy.

# child-sexual-abuse - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting
# Terre Des Hommes
# Terre Des Hommes

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Nov 4th 2013, 9:16 PM 27,239 Views 49 Comments

Dutch children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes created a virtual character, known as Sweetie, to operate in public chat rooms in order to catch thousands of people.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Column: Survivors of abuse are re-traumatised by our unsympathetic, unethical legal system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Survivors of abuse are re-traumatised by our unsympathetic, unethical legal system

Sep 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 209 Views 75 Comments

Survivors of child sexual abuse seeking justice are not met with understanding or sympathy in Irish courts – rather they are attacked, derided and denied psychological support. This cannot be viewed as justice, writes Mark Vincent Healy.

# child-sexual-abuse - Monday 9 September, 2013

Column: The risk of suicide among survivors of child sexual abuse needs to be measured
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The risk of suicide among survivors of child sexual abuse needs to be measured

Sep 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,290 Views 13 Comments

To give the survivors of horrific childhood abuse the support and care they need, we must properly understand the threat that suicide poses to victims, writes Mark Vincent Healy.

# child-sexual-abuse - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 12 July, 2013

New Murphy Report information details abuse by Fr Patrick McCabe
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

New Murphy Report information details abuse by Fr Patrick McCabe

Jul 12th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,908 Views 26 Comments

Previously redacted information has now been made public, and details allegations of abuse made against the priest.

# child-sexual-abuse - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'Urgent action' needed to regulate access to the counselling notes of child sex abuse survivors
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'Urgent action' needed to regulate access to the counselling notes of child sex abuse survivors

Jun 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,781 Views 1 Comment

The RCNI has called for an end to the current system which allows a child’s intimate counselling notes, discussing their sexual abuse, to be used during a court trial.

# child-sexual-abuse - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Open letter to my priest abuser: ‘I thought it was my fault and I never told my mam’
# ReadMe
# ReadMe

Open letter to my priest abuser: ‘I thought it was my fault and I never told my mam’

Jun 1st 2013, 5:00 PM 88 Views 0 Comments

A survivor of abuse tells a priest it is time he comes forward and tells the truth.

# child-sexual-abuse - Friday 22 March, 2013

Priest dismissed over complaints of child sexual abuse
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Priest dismissed over complaints of child sexual abuse

Mar 22nd 2013, 4:41 PM 12,553 Views 74 Comments

A number of complaints of sexual abuse of minors against the priest have been upheld by a canonical penal trial today.

# child-sexual-abuse - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Catholic Cardinal in LA removed from duties over abuse shielding
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Catholic Cardinal in LA removed from duties over abuse shielding

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:44 PM 5,728 Views 44 Comments

Cardinal Roger Mahony has been stripped of his administrative duties and court-ordered to release thousands of pages of confidential files on sexually abusive priests.

# child-sexual-abuse - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children
# Children
# Children

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children

Jul 26th 2012, 11:06 AM 2,701 Views 3 Comments

CARI’s annual report for 2011 also showed change in callers’ primary concern from intra- to extra-familial abuse.

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