Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 24 March, 2019

#Abuse

From TheJournal.ie 'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’ Bearing Witness

'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs' Bearing Witness

'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs'

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse Church Of Ireland

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

From TheJournal.ie TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case Sexual Abuse

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case

The whistleblower alleges the manager “fabricated” information about her.

From TheJournal.ie HSE didn't publish reports into foster care abuse claims under garda advice Grace

HSE didn't publish reports into foster care abuse claims under garda advice

A report published yesterday identified failings in investigation on the behalf of the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Pope aide quizzed by Australian police over allegations of abuse of young boys at swimming pool Cardinal George Pell
From TheJournal.ie Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years Courts

Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years

The man had previously served a sentence for rape and had moved directly into the family home from prison.

From TheJournal.ie Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father Courts

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father

The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years Waterford

Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years

The man’s partner will be sentenced for child cruelty next week.

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced Abuse

Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced

The man was found guilty and sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children Courts

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

From TheJournal.ie "Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors High Court

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours Major Non-compliance

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

From TheJournal.ie Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help Column

Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help

With recent high profile domestic violence cases, Margaret Martin of Women’s Aid reflects on society’s tendency to judge, shame and distrust victims.

From TheJournal.ie Jeff's story: A worried little boy in care - quiet, kind and deeply troubled Children In Care

Jeff's story: A worried little boy in care - quiet, kind and deeply troubled

The child had been placed in care because of family violence, parental alcohol use and neglect and remained in care until he was an adult.

From TheJournal.ie 'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home Opinion

'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home

Poet Connie Roberts talks about her experiences growing up an abusive alcoholic father and attending an industrial school.

From TheJournal.ie Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims Investigations

Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims

Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one deserves to be the target of abuse online, and it has no place on Twitter' Must Do Better

'No one deserves to be the target of abuse online, and it has no place on Twitter'

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey said the issue was “truly one of the most important things for us to improve [in]“.

From TheJournal.ie Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing' Abuse

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'

Eric Aniva said he was hired by the females’ families.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after woman reported being raped Derry

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after woman reported being raped

The woman went to police in Derry for help last night.

From TheJournal.ie Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse Leslie Jones

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse

Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.

From TheJournal.ie Judge tells religious order to hand over priests' files to abuse victim Abuse

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests' files to abuse victim

Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 12 years for raping and sexually abusing three step-children Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for raping and sexually abusing three step-children

In a statement one of his victims said: “I don’t care for him in any manner. I have truly freed myself from him”.

From TheJournal.ie "I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys Courts

"I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys

The man pleaded guilty to three charges of sexual abuse between January 1991 and May 1991.

From TheJournal.ie Who's going to sit on the abortion assembly? Eighth Amendment

Who's going to sit on the abortion assembly?

In 2012 when the Constitutional Convention was set up there were concerns about lobbying – but transparency is needed if Citizen’s Assembly is going to work.

From TheJournal.ie Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse Central Criminal Court

Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse

The now 50-year-old man has since been diagnosed as a paedophile by a psychiatrist.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls Abuse

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls

Eight garda divisions now have cars with the kits in them, with plans to roll out the programme across the country.

From TheJournal.ie "We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse Threats

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse

John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.

From TheJournal.ie Woman abused by Eamon Cooke as a child says he 'had it in him' to kill Philip Cairns No Conscience

Woman abused by Eamon Cooke as a child says he 'had it in him' to kill Philip Cairns

“I don’t know if he did kill Philip Cairns or not, but he certainly had it in him.”

From TheJournal.ie Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears Abuse

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears

The woman said her husband took up a knife and said he could cut her face open before pushing her upstairs and raping her.

From TheJournal.ie Late British MP and broadcaster accused of abusing two girls Clement Freud

Late British MP and broadcaster accused of abusing two girls

Two women make the accusations in a documentary due to air tonight.

From TheJournal.ie "So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life Treacherous Journeys

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State High Court

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State

The man brought a case for damages for the abuse he said he suffered from when he was 12 years of age.

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually abused four young daughters in "horror of a home" sentenced to four and a half years Abuse

Man who sexually abused four young daughters in "horror of a home" sentenced to four and a half years

Judge Patrick McCartan said the man had never shown any remorse for his actions.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped two children - one who has Down syndrome - sentenced to 6 years Courts

Man who raped two children - one who has Down syndrome - sentenced to 6 years

The 18-year-old man pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four counts of rape, one count of threatening to kill and one count of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and partner convicted of murdering two-year-old boy in Scotland Scotland

Mother and partner convicted of murdering two-year-old boy in Scotland

Nyomi and Rachel Fee were found guilty of the murder of Rachel’s son Liam at their home in Fife, Scotland, on 22 March 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Man who abused young girl staying in his house jailed for five years Meath

Man who abused young girl staying in his house jailed for five years

In her victim impact statement, the woman described how the accused man had taken away her innocence.

From TheJournal.ie 60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial Waterford

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial

A young boy has claimed his mother and father sexually abused him.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for nine years over abusing his partner's daughter Monaghan

Man jailed for nine years over abusing his partner's daughter

The young woman waived her right to anonymity so her abuser could be named.

From TheJournal.ie Child agency admits it's "aware" of case of alleged sexual abuse at foster home in southwest Tusla

Child agency admits it's "aware" of case of alleged sexual abuse at foster home in southwest

A 19-year-old with intellectual disabilities was left behind after other children were removed from the home following the allegation.