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# Verbal Abuse

Last year
# Verbal Abuse
'It's just part of the gig': Varadkar says verbal abuse is common in Irish public life
Varadkar said that the viral incident occurred last summer while he was out running.
All time
# Verbal Abuse
'There were quite a number of people in the crowd who were extremely abusive that day'
Limerick boss John Kiely was unhappy at the criticism of his players when they lost to Cork by 21 points last month.
Opinion: 'On one occasion she punched me in the face numerous times'
In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.
# jobstown
Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing
Labour traitors was repeatedly shouted at the local election candidate.
Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people
When we teach children to ignore bullies, we teach them how to hide their anger from the people who are hurting them. In turn, their self-esteem can be eroded to the extent that asserting themselves is unimaginable, writes Clare Hartwieg.
Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real
When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.
# Sean Quinn
Motorists report being verbally abused at Seán Quinn protest in Derrylin
Tractors are said to be blocking a road in the Fermanagh town as protestors voice their anger over the jailing of the former billionaire last week.
Column: Our children need lessons in how to behave online
We teach kids how to behave appropriately in real-life – and we need to do the same when our children log on, says Ian Power.
Column: Verbal abuse in the home can be as damaging as fists
Psychological torture can be as destructive as violence – and it’s much easier to conceal, writes Paula McGovern.
# Domestic Violence
TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims
Mary Mitchell O’Connor said that NAMA has a social objective that goes beyond its commercial remit.
# Verbal Abuse
Verbal abuse "can deaden someone from the inside out"
Living with long-term abuse can cause mental health problems, but it is often difficult for people experiencing it to verbalise what they are going through, a new campaign shows.
# Your Ma!
AFL player banned for slagging opponent's mother
Patrick McGinnity, a 22-year-old defender with the West Coast Eagles, has picked up a one-week ban and a hefty fine for making abusive comments about the mother of an opponent during a recent AFL encounter.