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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Neglect

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# Elder Abuse
HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals
The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.
# Tragedy
Three-year-old girl 'died after being locked in freezing bedroom'
The toddler’s younger sister survived but suffered extreme hypothermia, authorities in Alaska said.
# Children
Violence in adults could be determined in first three years of life - or even in the womb
Early intervention is vital to save children from future aggressive behavioural trends according to yesterday’s infant mental health conference in Dublin.
# Abuse
Galway mother jailed for cruelty and neglect
Judge Raymond Groarke described the abuse inflicted upon the eight children as a “human tragedy”.