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#Abuse

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

From TheJournal.ie Teenager with intellectual disabilities left in foster home despite allegations of sexual abuse Southwest

Teenager with intellectual disabilities left in foster home despite allegations of sexual abuse

The young person had been living in the home in the Cork/Kerry area since 2003.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic priest visited girl's family home after she made abuse allegation Abuse

Catholic priest visited girl's family home after she made abuse allegation

The latest tranche of child protection reviews found 288 allegations were made against the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it Staffing Crisis

Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it

INMO’s 97th Annual Delegate Conference kicks off tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain Court

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain

The man was escorted back to Ireland by gardaí yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies' Abuse

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'

A search warrant was executed at the house yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to dig at south Dublin house after claims that two babies were killed there Abuse

Gardaí to dig at south Dublin house after claims that two babies were killed there

It is believed that the operation will be a major one and will take place next week.

From TheJournal.ie Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told Waterford

Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told

The parents face a total of 82 charges of abuse between 2007 and 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told Foster

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

From TheJournal.ie 'There should be national outrage': 20% rise in reports of abuse in elderly care homes HIQA

'There should be national outrage': 20% rise in reports of abuse in elderly care homes

The figures are contained in a Hiqa annual report.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home residents abused and 'left short of food as staff ate it' Complaints

Nursing home residents abused and 'left short of food as staff ate it' Exclusive

Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act detail a number of instances of alleged abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving an abusive relationship: He knocked me into a wall when I dared to speak back Column

Leaving an abusive relationship: He knocked me into a wall when I dared to speak back

A year after leaving her violent partner, one woman is still learning how to cope.

From TheJournal.ie A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic' LGBT

A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'

A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and father charged with rape and sexual exploitation of their young son Waterford
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent Abuse

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.