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English club hand lifetime ban to supporter who sent racist message to opposition player
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English club hand lifetime ban to supporter who sent racist message to opposition player

Oct 12th 2021, 12:44 PM 5,342 Views 3 Comments

The abuse came to the attention of Port Vale following their 3-2 win over Orient on 2 October.

'It's a very hostile, toxic place to come into' - Phil Jones explains why he left social media
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'It's a very hostile, toxic place to come into' - Phil Jones explains why he left social media

Oct 11th 2021, 3:48 PM 5,635 Views 3 Comments

The Man United defender, who hasn’t played since January 2020, says young players need to be mentally strong to deal with online abuse.

Chelsea working to identify fan responsible for sectarian abuse of John McGinn
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Chelsea working to identify fan responsible for sectarian abuse of John McGinn

Sep 13th 2021, 7:50 PM 9,174 Views 15 Comments

The Blues have launched an investigation after a video circulated online.

'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens
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'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens

Sep 5th 2021, 12:08 PM 7,667 Views 0 Comments

The 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3.

Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean
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Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean

Aug 25th 2021, 2:27 PM 7,725 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international re-joined the Latics from Stoke last week.

Ian Wright condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviour as Leicester fans abuse him and Keane
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Ian Wright condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviour as Leicester fans abuse him and Keane

Aug 8th 2021, 1:37 PM 24,672 Views 19 Comments

Wright and Keane were working at Wembley for the Community Shield yesterday.

Former Belvedere headmaster told inquiry allegations of abuse were not properly investigated
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Former Belvedere headmaster told inquiry allegations of abuse were not properly investigated

Jul 27th 2021, 8:43 PM 20,067 Views 0 Comments

The headmaster “believed he was acting in the interests of the institution in protecting it from scandal”.

Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation
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Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation

Jul 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 39,563 Views 0 Comments

Senator John McGahon said Facebook has “spiralled out of control”.

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
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'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement

Jul 14th 2021, 12:01 PM 265,201 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old had announced that he was withdrawing from the Tokyo Games over the weekend.

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them
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'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them

Jun 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 63,172 Views 0 Comments
  • An Garda Síochána determined that a crime was committed but the priest in question died prior to a complaint being made
  • Órla Ryan speaks to two men who say they were assaulted by Fr Brendan Kearney in the 1970s and 1980s
  • "He used to call the boy in question with this finger slowly - that boy would know exactly what was going on"
Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links
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Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:04 PM 5,299 Views 0 Comments

The former England defender left her role as Manchester United Women head coach last month.

Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her
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Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 7:24 PM 51,368 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was heard in the trial of three men and four women accused of sexually abusing three children between 2014 and 2016.

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
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# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

May 9th 2021, 10:00 AM 42,265 Views 2 Comments

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
# Online Abuse
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# Online Abuse

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'

May 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 76,227 Views 0 Comments
  • Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
  • A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
  • Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says
Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
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Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 5:55 PM 17,543 Views 0 Comments

An Garda Síochána has found “insufficient evidence” in the Commission’s report to start any criminal investigations.

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion
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Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion

Apr 27th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,303 Views 0 Comments

Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere College in Dublin from 1969 until 1978.

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 20,353 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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# Social Media

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest

Mar 26th 2021, 4:40 PM 4,507 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 46,577 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 31,099 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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# Defence Forces

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

Mar 1st 2021, 7:32 PM 106,423 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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# Women's Aid

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

Feb 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,046 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 67,065 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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# TAKING ACTION

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

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,682 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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# Domestic Abuse

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

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:55 AM 63,773 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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# Industrial School

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

Jan 30th 2021, 10:30 AM 142,244 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 33,380 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 21,517 Views 19 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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# Kick Racism Out

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

Jan 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,533 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 83,807 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 7,919 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 8,162 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 19,792 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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# Revenge Porn

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash

Dec 14th 2020, 11:03 PM 48,809 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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# Women's Aid

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

Nov 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 33,044 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 14,697 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 37,574 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 84,339 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 34,924 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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# National Archive

'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 22,842 Views 20 Comments

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

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