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#Cloyne Report

# cloyne-report - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

# cloyne-report - Friday 22 March, 2013

Priest dismissed over complaints of child sexual abuse

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

# cloyne-report - Monday 11 February, 2013

Taoiseach extends 'best wishes' to Pope, President writes Pontiff a letter

Enda Kenny clashed with the Catholic Church in the last two years, slamming the “the dysfunction, the disconnection, the elitism that dominates the Vatican today” after the Cloyne report in 2011.

# cloyne-report - Saturday 24 November, 2012

New Bishop of Cloyne accepts appointment with 'apprehension'

The Bishop-elect William Crean, from Kerry, has said he had accepted the post with “considerable trepidation”.

# cloyne-report - Saturday 22 September, 2012

No comment from Taoiseach after meeting with Pope Benedict

It was the first meeting of the pair since Kenny’s landmark speech in the Dáil last July.

# cloyne-report - Friday 20 July, 2012

One year on: What's happened since Enda Kenny's landmark Cloyne speech? Cloyne This post contains videos

One year on: What's happened since Enda Kenny's landmark Cloyne speech?

In his most significant speech to date, Enda Kenny was hugely critical of the Vatican following the publication of the Cloyne report. Today marks the first anniversary of that speech.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty Human Rights This post contains videos

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty

In its annual report on the state of human rights in the world, the organisation also said that the UN Security Council had not shown the same courage as those who had participated in the Arab Spring.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Garda Ombudsman to investigate sex abuse complaints

The GSOC is to investigate the handling of complaints of sex abuse against a Fr Corin, about which concerns were raised in the Cloyne Report.

# cloyne-report - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Vatican visitors propose Church reforms to deal with abuse fallout

An Apostolic Visitation sent by Pope Benedict XVI suggests reforming admissions to seminaries, and organisation of dioceses.

Vatican visitors to publish report on Church child abuse

Pope Benedict’s hand-picked ‘Apostolic Visitation’ will publish a summary of their findings later this morning.

# cloyne-report - Friday 9 March, 2012

From #danafacts to #cardiff: top hashtags of the 31st Dáil’s first year

The government’s first year in office has seen Twitter debates over Miss Piggy, print toner and internship schemes.

# cloyne-report - Friday 30 December, 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

# cloyne-report - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# cloyne-report - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Children's rights referendum for next year welcomed

The Minister for Children has said that the government is planning to hold the much-delayed referendum in 2012.

# cloyne-report - Monday 19 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s Fix: The fallout (not literally) from the death of Kim Jong-il; Ireland’s health under the microscope; and is it New Year’s resolution time already?

Government publishes final sections of damning Cloyne report

The Department of Justice publishes the final extracts of the report into the handling of child sexual abuse allegations in Cloyne.

# cloyne-report - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Publication of complete Cloyne Report expected Monday

Although the High Court ruled on the lifting of block on sections of Chapter 9 yesterday, the Government wants a few days to get support systems in place.

# cloyne-report - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Column: We know the horrific details of clerical abuse - but do we understand why it flourished?

Amnesty International Ireland director Colm O’Gorman explains the responsibility we all have to create a society where abuse can’t exist on an industrial scale, as detailed in the ‘In Plain Sight’ report.

# cloyne-report - Monday 26 September, 2011

Clerical abuse in Ireland tantamount to torture: report

A study into the Ferns, Murphy, Ryan and Cloyne child abuse reports criticises the lack of prosecution against child sexual and physical abusers and those who concealed that abuse.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Government's views on Vatican and Cloyne Report unchanged

The Irish Government sticks to its view that the Vatican did not fully co-operate with the inquiry into allegations of abuse at Cloyne despite response by the Holy See.

No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation

Catholic confession will not get special treatment in new laws over reporting child abuse, the government has confirmed.

# cloyne-report - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

'I didn't go too far': Taoiseach defends Cloyne report comments

Enda Kenny was responding to criticism levelled at him by the Vatican last weekend.

# cloyne-report - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Archbishop Martin calls on Taoiseach to explain Vatican comments

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking following the publication of the Vatican’s controversial response to the Cloyne report.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Deaths in Ballymun and Waterford, Archbishop admits fears of abuse ‘cabal’, and Vincent Browne’s TV3 ‘Ex Factor’…

# cloyne-report - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Cloyne: Tánaiste reacts to Vatican statement as Taoiseach says he doesn't regret speech

The two most senior figures in government have given their initial response to what the Vatican has been saying about the Cloyne report this morning.

Vatican rejects Taoiseach's criticism over Cloyne sex abuse report

The Vatican has issued its response to the Cloyne report saying it is “sorry and ashamed” for the suffering of victims and their families.

Vatican's response to Cloyne 'will be published imminently' - report

La Stampa newspaper says the 15-page response has been prepared and is awaiting final approval before being published.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Column: ‘We are standing with people who have been let down by the Church’

A group of Irish priests is doing penance in solidarity with victims of child abuse. Fr Shane Crombie explains their hopes.

# cloyne-report - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Cloyne's Monsignor O'Callaghan 'should have resigned', says Archbishop

Cloyne administrator Archbishop Clifford agrees that the man in charge of implementing church guidelines for child protection should have stepped down.

# cloyne-report - Monday 22 August, 2011

Bishop Magee breaks silence over Cloyne abuse

Dr John Magee has apologised to child abuse victims, and said he “let down” other priests by going into hiding.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cloyne priests to meet... as hundreds more abuse cases set to emerge

A new report on the Donegal diocese of Raphoe is expected to reveal many more assaults on children by priests.

# cloyne-report - Friday 29 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# cloyne-report - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Ireland's Papal Nuncio to be transferred to Czech Republic

Giuseppe Leanza is to be deployed to the vacant position in Prague, following his withdrawal from Ireland.

# cloyne-report - Monday 25 July, 2011

Papal Nuncio recalled to Vatican

Cloyne report and Taoiseach Enda Kenny had condemned Vatican response to Church mismanagement of sex abuse claims in diocese.

Gallery: How the world saw Enda Kenny's attack on the Vatican Cloyne This post contains images

Gallery: How the world saw Enda Kenny's attack on the Vatican

Much of the international press picked up on the Taoiseach’s speech over the weekend. Here’s what they had to say…

# cloyne-report - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Poll: Will Enda Kenny's speech change relations between Church and State? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Enda Kenny's speech change relations between Church and State?

Is the Taoiseach’s damning criticism of the Vatican a genuine turning point, or another false dawn?

Vatican silent after Taoiseach's stinging attack on Church

Officials of the Holy See are yet to respond to Enda Kenny’s Dáil speech, which has generated a huge response.

# cloyne-report - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kenny condemns the 'dysfunction and disconnection' of the Catholic Church

Enda Kenny told the Dáil that the Cloyne Report has exposed the Vatican’s “dysfunction, disconnection and elitism”; meanwhile, there have been further calls for the Papal Nucnio to be expelled from Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning: fears of more abuse victims in Donegal, Vatican denies telling Bishops to keep quiet on Cloyne, and the controversial t-shirt removed from a Sinn Féin website…

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