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Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
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Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

Apr 13th 2021, 4:18 PM 20,238 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest
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Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest

Mar 26th 2021, 4:40 PM 4,487 Views 5 Comments

Fred and Jude Bellingham were the latest footballers to be targeted on Instagram last weekend.

Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator
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Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator

Mar 10th 2021, 5:20 PM 46,246 Views 0 Comments

Two of the men are due in court today.

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
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Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 PM 30,551 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí
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Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí

Mar 1st 2021, 7:32 PM 105,982 Views 0 Comments

A whistleblower says a number of people have contacted him about incidents of alleged sexual abuse and assault.

Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says
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Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says

Feb 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,015 Views 0 Comments

Women’s Aid has today launched a new campaign to support young women experiencing abuse during the pandemic.

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
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Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 60,189 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
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Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,587 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
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Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:55 AM 63,583 Views 34 Comments

The actor said she was “brainwashed and manipulated” by the singer.

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
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'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'

Jan 30th 2021, 10:30 AM 140,905 Views 30 Comments

Joe McAveety was born in a mother and baby home and grew up in industrial schools which were rife with physical and sexual abuse.

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
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Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 3:33 PM 33,284 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women
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10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:15 AM 20,433 Views 18 Comments

The woman, who is the man’s former partner, said she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi
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Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi

Jan 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,522 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner, who is on loan from Celtic, was sent the messages after Dundee’s Scottish Cup win yesterday.

Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy
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Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy

Jan 1st 2021, 8:08 PM 83,743 Views 80 Comments

The former England international received a barrage of abusive messages after her comments about the club.

Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback
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Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:45 AM 7,909 Views 5 Comments

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister has defended captain Paul Boyle on Twitter.

Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse
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Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse

Dec 18th 2020, 4:25 PM 8,155 Views 4 Comments

Steven Bergwijn was targeted on social media after he missed two one-on-ones at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts
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Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts

Dec 16th 2020, 3:23 PM 19,655 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed that the boys were aged between 12 and 16 at the time of the alleged offences.

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash
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Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash

Dec 14th 2020, 11:03 PM 47,989 Views 32 Comments

A New York Times investigation revealed that videos on the adult-content site depicted incidents of rape and violence.

'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse
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'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse

Nov 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 32,973 Views 27 Comments

Research also found that 1 in 2 young women abused by a partner experiences abuse online.

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year
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# Consent

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year

Nov 24th 2020, 1:51 PM 14,626 Views 11 Comments

People could face up to seven years in prison if they publish intimate images without consent.

McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'
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McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 6:00 PM 37,497 Views 0 Comments

The justice minister said the recent sharing of images without consent has angered her and she will bring in “tough new laws”.

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent
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Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 83,201 Views 0 Comments

An online messaging platform, Discord, deleted a server and banned users.

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
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'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,832 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
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'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,736 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?
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Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?

Oct 30th 2020, 4:20 PM 23,957 Views 19 Comments

The commission is due to submit its final report today, over five years after it was set up.

Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests
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Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests

Oct 17th 2020, 4:32 PM 32,482 Views 57 Comments

The pontiff accepted the resignation of Edward Janiak as bishop of Kalisz.

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
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There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year

Jun 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,501 Views 8 Comments

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'
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Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'

Updated May 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 31,637 Views 45 Comments

The report by Ian Elliott was published today.

Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints
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Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints

May 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,649 Views 42 Comments

A number of videos have been posted online in the last month.

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse
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Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

May 5th 2020, 10:57 PM 8,965 Views 0 Comments

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
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'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,577 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants
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Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants

Feb 4th 2020, 1:18 PM 9,650 Views 17 Comments

Tusla’s new guidelines mean social workers could have to “stress test” allegations during interviews.

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

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,386 Views 6 Comments

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

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
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Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,060 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean
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Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 8:03 PM 24,024 Views 39 Comments

McClean was the target of sectarian chants in the lead-up to Remembrance Sunday.

33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation
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33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation

Dec 2nd 2019, 10:17 PM 12,474 Views 0 Comments

The investigation is the largest safeguarding investigation the PSNI has ever dealt with.

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
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RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,584 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

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

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 1:16 PM 21,696 Views 19 Comments

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

FA to investigate anti-IRA chants aimed at James McClean - reports
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FA to investigate anti-IRA chants aimed at James McClean - reports

Nov 12th 2019, 5:10 PM 25,841 Views 43 Comments

The Irish international was abused by sections of the home support during Stoke City’s 4-2 win over Barnsley at Oakwell.

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?
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What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?

Oct 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,830 Views 19 Comments

Back in 2014, then director general Tony O’Brien said it was time to look at these sorts of measures to protect vulnerable clients.

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