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# abuse - Yesterday’s News


# abuse - Thursday 23 June, 2016

"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.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

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.

# abuse - Monday 20 June, 2016

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.

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.

# abuse - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"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.

# abuse - Friday 17 June, 2016

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.”

# abuse - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

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.

Late British MP and broadcaster accused of abusing two girls

Two women make the accusations in a documentary due to air tonight.

# abuse - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"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.

# abuse - Thursday 9 June, 2016

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.

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.

# abuse - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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.

# abuse - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

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.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

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.

# 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 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.

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