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#Abuse

# abuse - Monday 16 May, 2016

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial

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

# abuse - Monday 9 May, 2016

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.

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.

# abuse - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

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.

# abuse - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

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.

# abuse - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

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

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

# abuse - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain

The man was escorted back to Ireland by gardaí yesterday.

# abuse - Friday 29 April, 2016

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

A search warrant was executed at the house yesterday evening.

# abuse - Thursday 28 April, 2016

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.

# abuse - Friday 22 April, 2016

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.

# abuse - Monday 18 April, 2016

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

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

# abuse - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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

The figures are contained in a Hiqa annual report.

# abuse - Monday 11 April, 2016

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.

# abuse - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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.

# abuse - Friday 8 April, 2016

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.

# abuse - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

# abuse - Thursday 31 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

# abuse - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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.

# abuse - Friday 4 March, 2016

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.

# abuse - Thursday 3 March, 2016

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.

# abuse - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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

An Australian inquiry is in its third day.

# abuse - Thursday 25 February, 2016

‘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.

# abuse - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

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.

# abuse - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

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.

# abuse - Saturday 20 February, 2016

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.

# abuse - Friday 19 February, 2016

# abuse - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

‘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.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

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.

# abuse - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about ‘venomous’ online abuse

“I think we have a problem here.”

# abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

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.

Foster care rules are ‘being ignored and bypassed’

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

# abuse - Monday 1 February, 2016

“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.

# abuse - Sunday 31 January, 2016

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.

# abuse - Friday 29 January, 2016

‘They were tortured and degraded in unspeakable ways’

Social Care Minister Kathleen Lynch issued a statement today addressing allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a state-backed foster home.

# abuse - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

HSE says sorry to victim of ‘savage abuse’, after apology “misunderstanding”

The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.

# abuse - Sunday 24 January, 2016

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities HSE

HSE accused of failing to heed abuse warning regarding foster child with intellectual disabilities

The foster child, who cannot speak, lived at the foster home in the southeast for 20 years between 1989 and 2009.

# abuse - Friday 15 January, 2016

‘I keep saying, why did it happen?’: Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece

In her victim impact report the now adult woman said her plans for her life changed as a result of the abuse.

# abuse - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Priest and serial abuser Tony Walsh sentenced to one year for sexual assault of child in the 1970s

Tony Walsh, who became known as the “singing priest” in the 1980s, forced himself on a young girl at a north Dublin parish hall on an unknown date in the mid-1970s.

# abuse - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar

The new Hollywood movie focuses on the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation carried out by The Boston Globe into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child-molesting priests.

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