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From TheJournal.ie 60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial Waterford

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial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.

From TheJournal.ie Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment Training

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment

Uber was officially banned from Delhi after one of its drivers raped a young woman passenger.

From TheJournal.ie Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care Courts

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care

The girl’s parents said the man’s actions would impact them as a family for the rest of their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs Abuse

Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs

An Australian inquiry is in its third day.

From TheJournal.ie 'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys Sexual Abuse

'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys

The youngest victim of a sexual assault was just eight years old.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Health says Michael Noonan never sought to influence Grace decision Foster Home Abuse

Department of Health says Michael Noonan never sought to influence Grace decision

TheJournal.ie asked other former health ministers when they were made aware of the case.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin looking into claim that canvasser told constituent to 'f*** off' On The Doorstep

Sinn Féin looking into claim that canvasser told constituent to 'f*** off'

The incident is alleged to have happened on a doorstep in Dublin Bay North last week.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse Child Pornography

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford coach jailed for sex abuse was 'a beast' and 'an animal', say victims Bill Kenneally
From TheJournal.ie 'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together' Opinion

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'

At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is creating an anti-abuse council to help it curb online bullying Abuse

Twitter is creating an anti-abuse council to help it curb online bullying

The safety council is made up of more than 40 different organisations to help it stomp out abuse on the platform.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

“I think we have a problem here.”

From TheJournal.ie Foster care case: 'These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse' Sexual Abuse

Foster care case: 'These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse'

Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Foster care rules are 'being ignored and bypassed' Safeguards

Foster care rules are 'being ignored and bypassed'

Almost one in five foster carers have not been allocated a social worker.

From TheJournal.ie "How can they trust the system with their child?" - HSE whistleblower Held Accountable

"How can they trust the system with their child?" - HSE whistleblower

The social worker at the heart of an abuse case at a foster home in the southeast, has spoken damningly of the culture of management in place at the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie HSE confirm that people were left in a foster home after allegations of sexual abuse Failings

HSE confirm that people were left in a foster home after allegations of sexual abuse

More than 40 people passed through the foster home between from the early 1980s up to 2009.