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Dublin: 3 °C Sunday 23 November, 2014

#Abuse

# abuse - Friday 21 November, 2014

Louise O’Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

# abuse - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she’s on I’m A Celebrity I'm A Celebrity

This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she’s on I’m A Celebrity

Gemma Collis and Gemma Collins: similar, but very different.

# abuse - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Gerry Adams thinks the Ceann Comhairle is “unfair and petulant”

His refusal to re-enter the Dáil while Mary Lou was staging her sit-in was “silly and bizarre” according to the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Score Police investigating after rape tweet targets Jessica Ennis-Hill Abuse

Police investigating after rape tweet targets Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic champions spoke out yesterday against convicted rapist Ched Evans.

# abuse - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Some abuse survivors say Caranua redress scheme isn’t working, but it’s paid out €5m so far

€110 million was committed by the religious congregations who ran the institutions, Caranua currently has €80 million of the fund.

“I smile easily” – Mary Lou denies “smirking” at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate

Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.

# abuse - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Government set to meet pressurised women’s refuge about funding

‘Respond’ will meet with the Government’s Tusla agency next week.

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of ‘harrowing’ sexual abuse suffered by two brothers IRA

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of ‘harrowing’ sexual abuse suffered by two brothers

“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border IRA

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border

The Justice Minister said Gerry Adams mentioned the fact that people were moved and that suggests he has some information.

# abuse - Monday 10 November, 2014

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

This is the front door of a junior minister’s constituency office this morning

Aodhán Ó Riordáin has tweeted a picture of a brown substance smeared across his constituency office door this morning.

# abuse - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Opinion: Psychological and emotional abuse should be recognised as crimes

Abuse within intimate relationships is complex and can take different forms that simply physical violence – legislation needs to recognise that.

# abuse - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Score Here’s how Paul Scholes reacted to being called a ‘ginger, Manc t**t’ by Liverpool fans Abuse

Here’s how Paul Scholes reacted to being called a ‘ginger, Manc t**t’ by Liverpool fans

The ex-United player was part of ITV’s punditry team last night.

# abuse - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The Score Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse ‘a disgrace’ Problems

Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse ‘a disgrace’

The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international was reportedly subjected to a string of abusive and racist messages hours afters reactivating his Twitter account.

# abuse - Monday 3 November, 2014

Gerry Adams: I’m not resigning

Adams said he acknowledges that the IRA was ill-equipped to deal with the issue of abuse.

# abuse - Friday 31 October, 2014

‘My abuser was given money and moved out of NI’ – Mairia Cahill

Cahill also says that a letter she wrote to the IRA proves they carried out an investigation.

# abuse - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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.

# abuse - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes from sexual abuse?

Despite our moral outage to reports of abuse, one in five women and one in six men still experience some level of sexual abuse during childhood.

Convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly

A Hiqa inspection has found serious failings in child welfare services in the county.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From Business ETC Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse Human Rights

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# abuse - Monday 20 October, 2014

‘Despicable’ and ‘mischievous’: Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

# abuse - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Taoiseach says he will meet Maíria Cahill as pressure increases on Sinn Féin

Cahill is calling on Sinn Féin members to come forward about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.

# abuse - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime

Today’s report by the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence suggests changes to the way prostitution is legislated for.

# abuse - Monday 6 October, 2014

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.

# abuse - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Sky News has tracked down one of many ‘Internet trolls’ abusing Maddie McCann’s parents

A 67-page dossier detailing malicious internet postings has been sent to the Commissioner in Scotland Yard, according to the news channel.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

‘Failed time and time again’: 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

# abuse - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Score Messi thrown to ground after calling Weligton ‘son of a wh*re’ Abuse

Messi thrown to ground after calling Weligton ‘son of a wh*re’

The Argentine allegedly hurled verbal abuse at the Malaga defender

# abuse - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Hundreds who called women’s helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help

Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.

# abuse - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sex trafficking victims ‘in danger of abuse in Direct Provision’

That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# abuse - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From The Score Police investigate Twitter racist abuse of Balotelli Abuse

Police investigate Twitter racist abuse of Balotelli

Balotelli got a lot of online abuse after a joke tweet about Man United.

# abuse - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Men get twice as much abuse on Twitter as women Trolls

Men get twice as much abuse on Twitter as women

And they’re also the ones behind most of the abuse.

# abuse - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

# abuse - Friday 22 August, 2014

Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests

Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.

# abuse - Monday 18 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

# abuse - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Cliff Richard: Sex crime claim ‘completely false’

The search is not believed to be connected to Operation Yewtree.

# abuse - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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.

# abuse - Friday 1 August, 2014

Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal convictions

A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.

# abuse - Sunday 27 July, 2014

More male abuse survivors in rural Ireland are seeking help

Some counties – including Cavan, Westmeath and Offaly – have seen a ratio of 2:1 in male to female callers to a helpline.

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