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#Louise O'Keeffe

From TheJournal.ie Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical' Redress Scheme

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

From TheJournal.ie The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions National School Abuse

The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions

O’Keeffe won a landmark legal against the Irish State in the European Court of Human Rights.

From TheJournal.ie "Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims Louise O'Keeffe

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words Redress

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks' Abuse Ruling

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

From TheJournal.ie The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe Slow Response

The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe

She’s now written to he Taoiseach and to Minister for Education to requesting a meeting.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about an emergency landing, a missing woman and a motor rally tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable Column

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable

The State is responsible for the rights of students in the national school system even if the schools are run by patron bodies, writes Peter Ferguson.

From TheJournal.ie The State has paid all damages and costs awarded to Louise O'Keeffe Abuse

The State has paid all damages and costs awarded to Louise O'Keeffe

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the State was responsible for the abuse the woman experience while in school.

From TheJournal.ie 44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement School Abuse

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement

Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning, all. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology Abuse

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology

The abuse victim was reacting to an apology issued by Enda Kenny this morning with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also offering his apologies, saying that O’Keeffe should “never have been subjected to abuse”.

From TheJournal.ie Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State Louise O'Keeffe

Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State

The Department of Education called such abuse “a source of national shame”, and noted that the ruling is ‘binding’ on the State.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse Vindication

Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse

Louise O’Keeffe, who was abused by her primary school teacher, took the Irish State to the European Court Human Rights after losing in the Irish High and Supreme Courts.

From TheJournal.ie European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case Leo Hickey

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case

Can the Irish State be held responsible for the abuse suffered by children at the hands of former National School principal Leo Hickey?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie European Court of Human Rights to hear Cork woman's abuse case Child Abuse

European Court of Human Rights to hear Cork woman's abuse case

Louise O’Keeffe claims that the State is liable for abuse she suffered at the hands of a school principal in Kinsale, Co Cork in the 1970s.