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#Abuse

From TheJournal.ie There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year Operation Faoiseamh

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

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism' Report

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

The report by Ian Elliott was published today.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints Abuse This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse Under Fire

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis Domestic Violence

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants Tusla

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary' Domestic Abuse

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

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

From The42 Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean TAKING ACTION

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation Co Antrim

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

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

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.

From The42 FA to investigate anti-IRA chants aimed at James McClean - reports Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes? Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her Abuse

Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her

Mary Manning said the abuse began when she was ten-years-old and led to the birth of her five children.

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.

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