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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie PSNI arrests 10 people in historical sexual abuse investigation Fermanagh

PSNI arrests 10 people in historical sexual abuse investigation

All 10 people are aged between 63 and 78 and were arrested in Fermanagh, Belfast and Derry.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 20 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter

The man told gardaí that he had abused the girl 120 times or more.

From TheJournal.ie 98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic Covid-19

98% increase in people contacting rape crisis centres for support during pandemic

More than 4,400 contacts were made to six centres from March to June.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister Connacht

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister

Two more brothers have had their sentencing deferred to next January.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 13 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Eleven plead not guilty to alleged sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of four children Limerick

Eleven plead not guilty to alleged sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of four children

One of the men is also charged with inappropriately administering medication to one of the alleged victims.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 11 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations Sligo

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 27 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years Courts

Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years

The man’s son was seven years old at the time of the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director Cesar Awards

'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director

Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 23 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises” Support System

Opinion: “The next government needs to treat the rape epidemic as seriously as the housing and health crises”

Lavinia Kerwick was the first Irish rape survivor to waive her anonymity.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 14 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims Arrest

Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims

A number of properties were also searched by officers.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 20 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago Offaly

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s Courts

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s

Gordon Black was aged between 16 and 20 years of age when he molested his victim.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'If someone hears my name and thinks, that's the guy who was sexually abused, I'm okay with that'

Richie Sadlier discusses his new book ‘Recovering’ and his long journey towards contentment.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina Sexual Abuse

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina

The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 21 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari Children At Risk In Ireland

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out Sexual Abuse

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed Courts

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had sought to halt his prosecution from proceeding.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child Late Late

'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child

Appearing on RTÉ’s The Late Late Show, the popular broadcaster said for years he blamed himself for what happened.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Charity had to 'turn people away' after Belfast rape trial and Pope's visit put pressure on services Report

Charity had to 'turn people away' after Belfast rape trial and Pope's visit put pressure on services

Charity One in Four said it had to close its waiting list last year due to a lack of funding.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 13 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband Courts

Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband

The woman, 28, allegedly knew the man and her child were engaged in “certain sexual activities”.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 6 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme Caranua

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme

The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison Prevention

How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison

Experts in the area say their work can face strong opposition from the public but it is vital to ensure offenders do not harm anyone else.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents' Period Poverty

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 17 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years Sexual Abuse

Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years

The attacks took place regularly while he was babysitting the child at weekends.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 29 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years Donegal

Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years

Annie Lafferty said the “scars that man left on me will always be there”.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'This isn't me': R Kelly denies sexual abuse allegations in first TV interview since being charged Denial This post contains videos

'This isn't me': R Kelly denies sexual abuse allegations in first TV interview since being charged

The R&B star said the allegations against him were just rumours as he faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 25 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon Michael Shine sentenced to four years in jail for sexual abuse of patients Courts

Retired surgeon Michael Shine sentenced to four years in jail for sexual abuse of patients

One victim called it a “good day for me and for all victims of abuse”.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Michael Shine spoke very, very softly and referred to me as a nice boy most of the time' Michael Shine

'Michael Shine spoke very, very softly and referred to me as a nice boy most of the time'

Shine was yesterday found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over a period of three decades.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 28 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter Courts

Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter

The judge said Liam O’Dwyer was in a position of trust and abused it to leave his victim “groomed into submission”.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Celine Dion removing R Kelly collaboration from streaming sites amid sexual abuse allegations I’m Your Angel

Celine Dion removing R Kelly collaboration from streaming sites amid sexual abuse allegations

The singer is the latest star to take down a duet with Kelly.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman suing R. Kelly for sexual battery accuses his team of threatening her with 'private photos' Time's Up This post contains videos

Woman suing R. Kelly for sexual battery accuses his team of threatening her with 'private photos'

Faith Rodgers testified in the Surviving R. Kelly documentary.

# sexual-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”.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US archdiocese to file for bankruptcy as it faces litany of lawsuits over sexual assault by priests Church Scandal

US archdiocese to file for bankruptcy as it faces litany of lawsuits over sexual assault by priests

It is among several American to have filed for bankruptcy protection in recent years.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New centre aims to ease trauma for children who have been sexually abused One House

New centre aims to ease trauma for children who have been sexually abused

The pilot programme will run in Galway in the new year.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Retraumatising and stigmatising': One in Four's annual report hits out at handling of sexual abuse trials On Trial

'Retraumatising and stigmatising': One in Four's annual report hits out at handling of sexual abuse trials

The organisation found that it supported 31 clients through a criminal trial in 2017.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie McDonald says Sinn Féin did not cover up alleged Máiría Cahill abuse Apology

McDonald says Sinn Féin did not cover up alleged Máiría Cahill abuse

Mary Lou McDonald repeated her apology to Maria Cahill today.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 26 August, 2018

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.

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