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#Abuse

From TheJournal.ie 'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry Abuse

'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry

Denis Cronin was 11-years-old when he was sexually abused by his teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response Care Of The State

Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response

The whistleblower, who remains anonymous, told RTÉ’s This Week that she wants to appear before committee to set the record straight.

From TheJournal.ie €6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case Abuse

€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.

From TheJournal.ie Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train Limerick

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them Haiti

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

From TheJournal.ie Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do' Read Me

Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do'

HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites Agsi17

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites

Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.

From TheJournal.ie Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders CONSEQUENCES

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders

One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.

From TheJournal.ie European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report Inhumane

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse Historical Abuse

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse

Of 512 allegations or concerns related to abuse, only 5 people were convicted.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn Harassment

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

From TheJournal.ie Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years Abuse

Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years

The girls’ mother stood by her partner and destroyed evidence after one daughter confided that she had been raped by the man.

From TheJournal.ie Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook Abuse

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook

About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.

From TheJournal.ie 'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension Foster Care

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

From The42 Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri Abuse

Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri

The striker revealed he was on the end of some sickening abuse following the departure of the Ranieri.

From TheJournal.ie Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters London

Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters

John De’Viana was charged with two counts of child cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie 21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre HIQA

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre

Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.

From TheJournal.ie Religious groups still owe €1.3 billion for institutional child abuse Ryan Report

Religious groups still owe €1.3 billion for institutional child abuse

Education minister Richard Bruton slammed the religious groups in a strongly-worded statement.

From TheJournal.ie 'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child Need To Know Why

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child

Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.

From TheJournal.ie HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology Grace Case

HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology

“The past nine years have been a living hell for me,” Grace’s mother told RTÉ Investigates.

From TheJournal.ie Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years Mistake Upon Mistake

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years Exclusive

The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.

From TheJournal.ie Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child Abuse Claims

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996 Foster Care

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine Domestic Violence

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine

The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.

From TheJournal.ie Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe Grace

Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.

From TheJournal.ie 'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government Inquiry

'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government

An estimated 5,000 to 6,000 children from institutions and poor families were shipped to Australia from 1922 to 1967.

From TheJournal.ie Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death Trolls

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse' Catholic Church

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

From TheJournal.ie Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail Courts

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse Historic Cases

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse

The St John of God Brothers had 40% of its members accused of abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her Offaly

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine Courts

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine

The abuse lasted for eight years.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly care patient discovered 'lying on the bedroom floor covered in urine and faeces' HIQA

Elderly care patient discovered 'lying on the bedroom floor covered in urine and faeces' Exclusive

Records released detail complaints received by Hiqa in relation to nursing homes.

From TheJournal.ie Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report Abuse

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report

Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.

From TheJournal.ie 'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents Discrimination

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

From TheJournal.ie 'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of' Bearing Witness

'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of'

Many domestic violence victims go through it alone: A woman domesticly abused by her husband gives her perspective

From TheJournal.ie 'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it' Bearing Witness

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

From TheJournal.ie ‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.' Bearing Witness

‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.'

The brother of a woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend gives his perspective.