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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 26 March, 2019

#Abuse

# abuse - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars YouTube

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars

The Fantastic Adventures channel had more than 700,000 followers and 240 million views.

# abuse - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop' Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# abuse - Monday 25 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63 Belfast

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

# abuse - Sunday 24 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle' All Out Battle

Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle'

His address to bishops at the end of a landmark summit promised an “all-out battle” against abusive priests,

# abuse - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Vatican is hosting a major summit on its response to child abuse, but what does it hope to achieve? Francis

# abuse - Thursday 14 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it Too Into You

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it

Most women who experience severe abuse in intimate relationships first do so when they are under 25.

# abuse - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'If I had a euro for every time I was called a f*cking Black and Tan or an English c**t'

Beaufort’s Welsh native Nathan Breen is bidding for the ultimate glory in Croke Park later today.

# abuse - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse Safeguarding

Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse

The bulk of reports of abuse come from either staff members at facilities of family members.

# abuse - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse Marie Collins

Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse

A Protection of Minors meeting is due to take place in the Vatican later this month.

# abuse - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager Courts

# abuse - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse Support

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse

They are three times more likely to suffer from depression than women in the general population.

# abuse - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# abuse - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted Amnesty International

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

# abuse - Monday 10 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl John O'reilly

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

# abuse - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award Clare

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award

Mary Fitzgerald founded Clare Haven Services.

# abuse - Monday 3 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls Courts

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

# abuse - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting Abuse Claims

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case Abuse

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.

# abuse - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles Trauma

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

# abuse - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance

‘We can’t condone certain parts of those [McClean's] actions,’ said Gary Rowett, ‘but we can understand some because the abuse is pretty bad.’

# abuse - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston Magdalene Laundries

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

From TheJournal.ie Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week Waterford

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week

The former sports coach is serving a 14-year prison sentence in relation to 10 counts of indecent assault against minors in the 1980s.

# abuse - Friday 19 October, 2018

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players

Chelsea’s Karen Carney shared the abhorrent messages on her Instagram page.

From TheJournal.ie US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests Pennsylvania

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

# abuse - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site Mother And Baby Home

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

# abuse - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

# abuse - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican? Church Abuse

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

# abuse - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole' Cabra Meeting

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed Clerical Abuse

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

From TheJournal.ie Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal Call To Resign

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

# abuse - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say Pope Francis

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech Catholic Church This post contains videos

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors Papal Visit This post contains videos

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors

In a speech delivered at an event attended by Pope Francis, the Taoiseach spoke about the “dark aspects of the Catholic Church’s history”.

From TheJournal.ie Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings Stand For Truth

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse this weekend.

# abuse - Friday 24 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations Smyllum Park

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations

Over 10,000 children had passed through the orphanage since it was established in 1864.

# abuse - Monday 20 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter Clerical Abuse

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter

The Pope arrives in Ireland on Saturday.

# abuse - Friday 10 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí Justice

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# abuse - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year' Opinion

'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year'

Colm O’Gorman says he had believed Pope John Paul II when he said he loved the young people of Ireland – but instead, the pope protected his institution, not children.

# abuse - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here Papal Visit

Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here

A demonstration of solidarity with those who have been abused is being organised to coincide with the Pope’s visit.

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