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UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles
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UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

Nov 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 9,098 Views 0 Comments

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

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

Nov 8th 2018, 12:42 PM 14,092 Views 31 Comments

‘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.’

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
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'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 10,473 Views 21 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week
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Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week

Nov 1st 2018, 11:46 AM 11,078 Views 0 Comments

The former sports coach is serving a 14-year prison sentence in relation to 10 counts of indecent assault against minors in the 1980s.

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players
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Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players

Oct 19th 2018, 11:45 AM 5,691 Views 2 Comments

Chelsea’s Karen Carney shared the abhorrent messages on her Instagram page.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
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US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,243 Views 65 Comments

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor
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# Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:11 AM 33,112 Views 0 Comments

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site
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Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Sep 25th 2018, 9:26 PM 11,411 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'
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'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:30 PM 57,195 Views 12 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
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Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,654 Views 46 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'
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Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

Aug 26th 2018, 6:12 PM 23,993 Views 123 Comments

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed
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Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

Aug 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,656 Views 38 Comments

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal
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# Call To Resign

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Aug 26th 2018, 8:42 AM 37,761 Views 20 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say
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Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

Aug 25th 2018, 9:10 PM 75,202 Views 118 Comments

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech
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Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Updated Aug 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 69,431 Views 145 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors
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Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors

Aug 25th 2018, 12:40 PM 21,036 Views 70 Comments

In a speech delivered at an event attended by Pope Francis, the Taoiseach spoke about the “dark aspects of the Catholic Church’s history”.

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings
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Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings

Aug 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 18,384 Views 27 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse this weekend.

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations
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# Smyllum Park

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations

Aug 24th 2018, 9:53 PM 50,250 Views 0 Comments

Over 10,000 children had passed through the orphanage since it was established in 1864.

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter
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'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 7:32 PM 39,610 Views 142 Comments

The Pope arrives in Ireland on Saturday.

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí
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'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

Aug 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 12,336 Views 13 Comments

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year'
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'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year'

Aug 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 98,857 Views 141 Comments

Colm O’Gorman says he had believed Pope John Paul II when he said he loved the young people of Ireland – but instead, the pope protected his institution, not children.

Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here
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Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here

Updated Aug 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 35,814 Views 234 Comments

A demonstration of solidarity with those who have been abused is being organised to coincide with the Pope’s visit.

Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident
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# HIQA

Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident

Jul 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,743 Views 40 Comments

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

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'
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Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

Jul 28th 2018, 1:36 PM 32,091 Views 78 Comments

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time
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# Tuam Site

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,600 Views 67 Comments

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today
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# Operation Ketch

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 3:49 PM 36,458 Views 41 Comments

It is understood up to 30 homes are being targeted in today’s searches.

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Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

Jul 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 42,108 Views 0 Comments

The man had requested the footage in order to prove he had been verbally abused by a manager.

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'
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'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Jul 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,873 Views 45 Comments

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse
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Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:38 AM 17,106 Views 40 Comments

But Philip Wilson could avoid jail.

UK businessman who targeted neglected girls jailed for abuse in Ireland
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UK businessman who targeted neglected girls jailed for abuse in Ireland

Jun 30th 2018, 7:16 AM 14,729 Views 0 Comments

The judge said these were “grave offences” and crimes at the most serious level.

Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'
# Limerick
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# Limerick

Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'

Jun 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 52,954 Views 49 Comments

Thomas Hogan said that even as a child he knew the clergy ruled and that he couldn’t say anything negative about a Christian Brother.

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'
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Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'

Jun 14th 2018, 9:27 AM 18,445 Views 35 Comments

A report has found that the number of men suffering from abuse increases three fold in the over 80s category.

Abused by three men from the age of six: 'I shut down. All I know is I was crying for my mother'
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# Cork

Abused by three men from the age of six: 'I shut down. All I know is I was crying for my mother'

Jun 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 76,323 Views 48 Comments

John Allen first reported the abuse almost 20 years ago but feels he may need to take his case to Europe to get justice.

Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother
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Man (73) who admitted abusing two sisters will not face retrial for abusing their brother

Jun 8th 2018, 7:55 PM 22,264 Views 26 Comments

A previous conviction was overturned following a successful appeal.

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'
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Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'

Jun 7th 2018, 9:45 PM 30,895 Views 0 Comments

A judge told Christopher Lenihan he is undoubtedly facing a prison sentence.

Abused aged 8: 'School was about survival, I'd be looking at the teacher thinking 'just stay away''
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# Limerick

Abused aged 8: 'School was about survival, I'd be looking at the teacher thinking 'just stay away''

Jun 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 44,178 Views 35 Comments

Christopher Rainbow was abused by his teacher when he was just 8-years-old, he spent his life trying to forget about it until a knock came on his door 10 years ago.

Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s
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Former head of children's home jailed for life for abusing boys in 1970s

Jun 1st 2018, 11:10 PM 19,099 Views 0 Comments

Bryan Davies lured teenage boys to his room by offering them alcohol or cigarettes.

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims
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US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Jun 1st 2018, 11:04 AM 12,675 Views 59 Comments

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year
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Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

May 28th 2018, 10:45 AM 6,265 Views 10 Comments

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse
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Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

May 22nd 2018, 7:20 AM 19,946 Views 66 Comments

Philip Wilson was accused of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.