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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 21,699 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 16,832 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.

Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her
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Woman raped by stepfather for years says the State failed her

Oct 26th 2019, 12:25 PM 48,563 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Sep 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 49,808 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Sep 26th 2019, 10:11 PM 19,596 Views 27 Comments

Keith Lindsay was sentenced at Downpatrick Crown Court earlier today.

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

Sep 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 16,452 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Sep 13th 2019, 7:12 AM 38,068 Views 0 Comments

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

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme
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# Caranua

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme

Sep 6th 2019, 10:34 PM 17,637 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 5th 2019, 8:52 AM 14,171 Views 40 Comments

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

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries
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Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 47,602 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Aug 2nd 2019, 11:59 PM 14,484 Views 36 Comments

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

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

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:42 PM 8,886 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to a new report published today.

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

Jun 24th 2019, 5:51 PM 30,072 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Jun 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 33,763 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 9:33 PM 28,629 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 20th 2019, 7:18 AM 8,765 Views 3 Comments

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

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years
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Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

May 17th 2019, 10:48 PM 32,512 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2019, 8:00 PM 35,368 Views 29 Comments

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse
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Klopp condemns 'disgusting' Salah abuse

Apr 12th 2019, 3:33 PM 4,494 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 11th 2019, 5:13 PM 10,565 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2019, 5:39 PM 4,792 Views 9 Comments

Raheem Sterling says walking off pitch would let racists win.

Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars
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Adoptive mother arrested after allegedly starving and pepper spraying child YouTube stars

Mar 21st 2019, 9:58 PM 29,747 Views 0 Comments

The Fantastic Adventures channel had more than 700,000 followers and 240 million views.

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
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# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,779 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63
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# Belfast

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

Feb 25th 2019, 11:57 AM 56,729 Views 42 Comments

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle'
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# All Out Battle

Pope calls child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice', vows 'all-out battle'

Feb 24th 2019, 3:15 PM 12,188 Views 57 Comments

His address to bishops at the end of a landmark summit promised an “all-out battle” against abusive priests,

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

Feb 16th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,171 Views 30 Comments

The meeting takes place from 21-24 February.

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it
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# Too Into You

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it

Feb 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,034 Views 60 Comments

Most women who experience severe abuse in intimate relationships first do so when they are under 25.

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

Feb 9th 2019, 8:30 AM 33,935 Views 17 Comments

Beaufort’s Welsh native Nathan Breen is bidding for the ultimate glory in Croke Park later today.

Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse
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# Safeguarding

Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse

Feb 3rd 2019, 5:32 PM 6,919 Views 9 Comments

The bulk of reports of abuse come from either staff members at facilities of family members.

Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse
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# Marie Collins

Campaigner calls on Catholic Church to remove 'vagueness and ambiguity' from response to child abuse

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,576 Views 20 Comments

A Protection of Minors meeting is due to take place in the Vatican later this month.

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager
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Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager

Jan 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 22,868 Views 9 Comments

He has been registered as a sex offender.

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse
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Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 9,675 Views 18 Comments

They are three times more likely to suffer from depression than women in the general population.

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
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# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,827 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
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Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,327 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl
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# John O'reilly

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

Dec 10th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,892 Views 0 Comments

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award
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Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award

Dec 8th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,018 Views 6 Comments

Mary Fitzgerald founded Clare Haven Services.

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
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Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,318 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting
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# Abuse Claims

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Nov 20th 2018, 8:11 PM 20,322 Views 75 Comments

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case
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Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

Nov 19th 2018, 2:44 PM 13,387 Views 18 Comments

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.