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#Abuse

From TheJournal.ie 'By going public I wanted to tell other abuse victims they're not to blame' Finné

'By going public I wanted to tell other abuse victims they're not to blame'

In a new six-part documentary series, Sophia Murphy talks about how she came to terms with her father’s conviction for her sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl Courts

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl

Keith Lindsay was sentenced at Downpatrick Crown Court earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie 'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence Women's Aid

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

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”.

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.

From The42 'A lot of the criticism quite annoyed me because I felt a lot of it was unfair' Feedback

'A lot of the criticism quite annoyed me because I felt a lot of it was unfair'

The 23-year-old Ireland wing says he reads everything that’s written about him.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries Allegations

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs Voicemails

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions Abuse Survivors

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

That’s according to a new report published today.

From TheJournal.ie Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports Court

Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports

The 18-year-old has told the court she will need support to assist her in dealing with criminal proceedings brought against her alleged attackers.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just wanted to lie down and die so the pain would stop': Mother of abuse victim after cousin is sentenced to prison Courts

'I just wanted to lie down and die so the pain would stop': Mother of abuse victim after cousin is sentenced to prison

Mr Justice Michael White condemned the “particularly severe and horrendous” nature of the abuse as he sentenced the man to 10 years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing boys Sentenced

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing boys

He was convicted of 45 offences of indecent assault on 23 May 2019.

From TheJournal.ie 10% of Irish people reported witnessing adult abuse last year, research shows Survey

10% of Irish people reported witnessing adult abuse last year, research shows

Only 3% of those who witnessed abuse reported it to an authority such as the HSE or gardaí

From TheJournal.ie Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years Courts

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.

From TheJournal.ie US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children California

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

From The42 Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse Abuse

Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse

The Liverpool manager said any supporter found guilty of racism should be handed lifetime stadium bans.

From The42 Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players Toxic

Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players

The Premiership club says players’ families have also been targeted.

From The42 'When I hear it, it's nothing new to me. I know I'm black and I'm happy with it, I'm proud' Abuse

'When I hear it, it's nothing new to me. I know I'm black and I'm happy with it, I'm proud'

Raheem Sterling says walking off pitch would let racists win.

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.

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.

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.

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,

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

From The42 'If I had a euro for every time I was called a f*cking Black and Tan or an English c**t' Abuse

'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.

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.

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.

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

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From The42 Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance Abuse

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.’

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.

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