# abuse - Today’s News
# abuse - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
# abuse - Thursday 17 July, 2014
It was such an important and historic moment for Irish survivors, where the Pope was left in no doubt about the human and spiritual cost that clerical child sexual abuse causes.
# abuse - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
One child was taken to hospital with severe whooping cough, conjunctivitis and infected feet.
# abuse - Monday 14 July, 2014
The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.
# abuse - Monday 7 July, 2014
The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.
# abuse - Sunday 6 July, 2014
One man told AMEN that his relation was sleeping in a park as he couldn’t find shelter due to domestic abuse.
The meeting will take place in the Pope’s private residence at the Vatican.
# abuse - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.
# abuse - Monday 30 June, 2014
Speaking in the Dáil last week, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that certain laws need to be updated before Ireland can ratify the EU Convention on domestic violence.
# abuse - Friday 27 June, 2014
An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.
# abuse - Thursday 26 June, 2014
“This is a profoundly shocking report,” one of the hospitals said in the aftermath of the publication of investigation findings.
During his visits, he would often assist in giving bed baths to patients and visit the mortuary.
# abuse - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.
# abuse - Sunday 22 June, 2014
There are concerns about the lack of supports for both children in care and those who have left State care on turning 18.
# abuse - Saturday 21 June, 2014
In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.
# abuse - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.
# abuse - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Despite the caring, protective, respectful attitude Irish society likes to think it has towards older people, elder abuse is widespread.
# abuse - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Here are some of the reports featured in the latest Child Care Law Reporting Project which was published today.
# abuse - Monday 9 June, 2014
It’s a common refrain that widespread abuse was only exposed in recent decades – but the real story is very different, writes Fin Dwyer.
# abuse - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the Tuam babies, redundancies and a manhunt in Canada.
Known as ‘Donal Lovely’, the late teacher is accused of abusing up to 100 boys over two decades. An audit of the garda handling of the case was launched last year.
# abuse - Sunday 1 June, 2014
“We’ve been abused, pure and simple. It beggars belief that the Government cannot own up to that.”
# abuse - Saturday 31 May, 2014
More than 2,400 horses have been seized in the first half of this year.
The bodies of 800 “illegitimate” children, ranging in age from nine years to two days, have been uncovered in Tuam. But do people care any more now than they did then?
# abuse - Thursday 29 May, 2014
Childline should be expanding. Instead we’re faced with the awful possibility that a child calling in desperation might have no one to answer their call.
# abuse - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.
# abuse - Friday 23 May, 2014
Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
# abuse - Saturday 17 May, 2014
In Ireland, as with most social issues, we treat the matter of domestic violence as a pariah topic that occasionally gets an airing. It’s just not good enough.
# abuse - Friday 16 May, 2014
Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford says the abuse shows why women are discouraged from entering politics.
Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.
# abuse - Monday 12 May, 2014
However, in one previous case, the diocese took 18 months before making formal contact with the HSE over a case of abuse.
This equates to one death every 10 seconds.
# abuse - Friday 2 May, 2014
Most of these allegations related to abuse in the 60s, 70s and 80s.
# abuse - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The audit report on the Stewarts centre is just one of 12 published today into designated centres providing care for children, dependent people and people with disabilities
# abuse - Saturday 29 March, 2014
She said she hopes that more lay people and survivors of abuse will be asked to join the council.
# abuse - Thursday 27 March, 2014
# abuse - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.
# abuse - Thursday 13 March, 2014
The justice campaigner will be buried in Shankill after a Funeral Mass in Dublin.
# abuse - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the State was responsible for the abuse the woman experience while in school.