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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments
# Football Abuse
From The42
# Football Abuse

Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments

Nov 30th 2016, 3:44 PM 26,886 Views 0 Comments

The former darts champion was sacked by Sky Sports yesterday.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 25 November, 2016

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Nov 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 26,637 Views 0 Comments

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 3 November, 2016

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case

Nov 3rd 2016, 10:52 AM 18,480 Views 23 Comments

The whistleblower alleges the manager “fabricated” information about her.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man sentenced to six months in prison over sexual abuse of his sister, brother and nephew
# Guilty
# Guilty

Man sentenced to six months in prison over sexual abuse of his sister, brother and nephew

Oct 6th 2016, 3:38 PM 25,239 Views 68 Comments

The judge took into account his health and work record.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 19 August, 2016

Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years
# Wards Of Court
# Wards Of Court

Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years

Aug 19th 2016, 5:25 PM 33,667 Views 0 Comments

The children’s foster parents do not want them to be reunited with their biological parents.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'

Jul 26th 2016, 6:17 PM 48,093 Views 94 Comments

Eric Aniva said he was hired by the females’ families.

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 33,794 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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality
# LGBT
# LGBT

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

Jul 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 10,587 Views 112 Comments

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 1 July, 2016

'Pillar of local community' jailed for sexually abusing two boys
# Courts
# Courts

'Pillar of local community' jailed for sexually abusing two boys

Jul 1st 2016, 5:04 PM 30,570 Views 0 Comments

The offences took place 25 years ago.

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.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Dublin man dies before appeal of life sentence for raping and sexually abusing three of his children
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man dies before appeal of life sentence for raping and sexually abusing three of his children

Jun 16th 2016, 1:01 PM 29,980 Views 0 Comments

The 79-year-old was convicted on 98 counts in 2010.

# sexual-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 41,994 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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 16 May, 2016

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial
# Waterford
# Waterford

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial

May 16th 2016, 5:46 PM 28,514 Views 0 Comments

A young boy has claimed his mother and father sexually abused him.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain
# Court
# Court

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain

Apr 30th 2016, 12:23 PM 24,810 Views 0 Comments

The man was escorted back to Ireland by gardaí yesterday.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 22 April, 2016

Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told
# Waterford
# Waterford

Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:46 AM 33,033 Views 0 Comments

The parents face a total of 82 charges of abuse between 2007 and 2011.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told
# Foster
# Foster

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

Apr 18th 2016, 7:29 PM 26,420 Views 0 Comments

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed
# Court
# Court

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

Apr 7th 2016, 7:55 AM 25,079 Views 54 Comments

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Mother and father charged with rape and sexual exploitation of their young son
# Waterford
# Waterford

Mother and father charged with rape and sexual exploitation of their young son

Apr 5th 2016, 4:36 PM 40,367 Views 0 Comments

The parents face 82 charges.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years - report
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years - report

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:14 PM 11,181 Views 9 Comments

A report from the new HSE whisteblower service highlights claims of abuse in residential facilities.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys

Feb 25th 2016, 10:36 AM 15,862 Views 51 Comments

The youngest victim of a sexual assault was just eight years old.

Tony Blackburn says BBC sacked him over Jimmy Savile inquiry
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Tony Blackburn says BBC sacked him over Jimmy Savile inquiry

Feb 25th 2016, 7:50 AM 22,907 Views 24 Comments

Blackburn said the BBC are “destroying” his career because his version of events does not tally with theirs.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Health Board knew girl was being sexually abused in her home but didn't tell gardaí
# Karen's Story
# Karen's Story

Health Board knew girl was being sexually abused in her home but didn't tell gardaí

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:00 AM 99,465 Views 78 Comments

“‘Grace’ is no isolated incident. I know – the same thing happened to me”.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 15 February, 2016

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'
# Grooming
From The42
# Grooming

Court hears details of how Adam Johnson met with underage girl for 'thank you kiss and more'

Feb 15th 2016, 10:47 PM 36,961 Views 0 Comments

The jury watched a video recording of the girl’s police interview during the ex-Premier League footballer’s trial today.

Former GAA coach fails in bid to challenge ruling that he’s a risk to children
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Former GAA coach fails in bid to challenge ruling that he’s a risk to children

Feb 15th 2016, 7:28 PM 20,636 Views 0 Comments

In 2013 the Child and Family Agency found he was a risk to children and third parties should be informed of this.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Foster care case: 'These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse'
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Foster care case: 'These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse'

Feb 2nd 2016, 11:17 PM 41,444 Views 85 Comments

Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

HSE says sorry to victim of 'savage abuse', after apology "misunderstanding"
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

HSE says sorry to victim of 'savage abuse', after apology "misunderstanding"

Jan 27th 2016, 12:13 PM 16,895 Views 0 Comments

The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.

German police accused of covering up the rape of a 13-year-old girl
# Probe
# Probe

German police accused of covering up the rape of a 13-year-old girl

Jan 27th 2016, 6:05 AM 31,188 Views 219 Comments

Russia is calling for an explanation over Berlin’s handling of the case.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Jimmy Savile abused victims while on camera and on the set of Top of the Pops
# Paedophile Report
# Paedophile Report

Jimmy Savile abused victims while on camera and on the set of Top of the Pops

Jan 21st 2016, 9:15 AM 34,211 Views 74 Comments

A draft report into his abuses at the BBC has been leaked.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 15 January, 2016

'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece
# Courts
# Courts

'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece

Jan 15th 2016, 6:25 PM 26,248 Views 24 Comments

In her victim impact report the now adult woman said her plans for her life changed as a result of the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 4 January, 2016

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children
# Children
# Children

Outrage at closure of only 24-hour service for sexually abused children

Jan 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,830 Views 51 Comments

A charity which offers therapy to child victims said those under the age of 14 will not be able to avail of adequate examination and treatment.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,717 Views 22 Comments

The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

No convictions on over 50 abuse allegations against religious orders
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

No convictions on over 50 abuse allegations against religious orders

Dec 2nd 2015, 3:08 PM 7,738 Views 70 Comments

The latest tranche of child protection reviews examines allegations against 20 orders.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 23 November, 2015

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:00 AM 8,969 Views 24 Comments

€83 million of donations has been made from congregations since the Ryan Report.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 13 November, 2015

'I was nine when he first abused me, I was home from school because I was sick'
# Stepfather
# Stepfather

'I was nine when he first abused me, I was home from school because I was sick'

Nov 13th 2015, 12:57 PM 27,709 Views 24 Comments

Emma and Vanessa Witherow’s mother stood by their stepfather after he was jailed for sexually abusing them over ten years.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece
# Carlow
# Carlow

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

Oct 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,275 Views 0 Comments

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 21 September, 2015

American soldiers 'told to ignore' sexual abuse of boys by Afghan allies
# Don't Ask
# Don't Ask

American soldiers 'told to ignore' sexual abuse of boys by Afghan allies

Sep 21st 2015, 5:04 PM 40,203 Views 52 Comments

Troops were reportedly instructed to “look the other way” in cases of abuse, even when it took place on military bases.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 28 August, 2015

Former Archbishop dies before trial for abusing boys
# Jozef Wesolowski
# Jozef Wesolowski

Former Archbishop dies before trial for abusing boys

Aug 28th 2015, 10:53 AM 13,559 Views 48 Comments

The former archbishop died overnight, the Vatican has announced today.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
# Column
# Column

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,037 Views 79 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.