# abuse - Today’s News
Tis the season…
# abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2016
Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.
Almost one in five foster carers have not been allocated a social worker.
Brace yourself. Canvassers are coming.
# abuse - Monday 1 February, 2016
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
More than 40 people passed through the foster home between from the early 1980s up to 2009.
# abuse - Friday 29 January, 2016
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
The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.
# abuse - Sunday 24 January, 2016
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
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
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
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.
# abuse - Saturday 9 January, 2016
In one case, a Marine was found to be abusing his colleague’s three-year-old stepdaughter.
# abuse - Friday 8 January, 2016
She also received a lifetime ban.
# abuse - Saturday 2 January, 2016
An inquiry has heard evidence of at least 1,514 possible victims, 280 of whom are alleged to have been unlawfully killed.
# abuse - Monday 28 December, 2015
The ISPCA have released the video in order “to highlight the aftermath of the cruelty” that they deal with.
# abuse - Saturday 26 December, 2015
Some got in touch because they were worried about alcohol abuse while others simply needed company.
# abuse - Wednesday 23 December, 2015
The Court of Appeal unanimously declared he should stand trial.
# abuse - Tuesday 22 December, 2015
More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.
Victim in horrific abuse case: “Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast”
A 51-year-old Wicklow man is to be sentenced in February for raping and sexually assaulting two boys hundreds of times.
# abuse - Wednesday 16 December, 2015
Henry Moloney, a former Spiritan priest, has been sentenced to four years in prison, with the final year suspended, for the indecent assault of a schoolboy.
# abuse - Sunday 13 December, 2015
The most common overall setting for abuse was in the family with one quarter of these callers saying their fathers abused them.
# abuse - Thursday 10 December, 2015
The man suffered significant abuse St Gabriel’s Hospital Cabinteely during the 60s.
The arrests followed an operation targeting people looking at online abuse images.
# abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015
Josepha Madigan has received online abuse over her comments.
# abuse - Wednesday 2 December, 2015
The latest tranche of child protection reviews examines allegations against 20 orders.
# abuse - Tuesday 1 December, 2015
Lara Reddy’s dad has spoken out about the response his daughter received online.
# abuse - Monday 30 November, 2015
The man had sex with the girl after chatting with her online using a fake profile.
# abuse - Friday 20 November, 2015
Most Irish children appear to be aware of the dangers of the internet and feel most at risk of harm when they’re at school.
# abuse - Friday 13 November, 2015
Emma and Vanessa Witherow’s mother stood by their stepfather after he was jailed for sexually abusing them over ten years.
# abuse - Wednesday 11 November, 2015
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# abuse - Tuesday 10 November, 2015
“I am a mother myself and I would never do that to my kids.”
“I went to my mother for help as a child … but she gave me no help and ignored my plea,” Emma Witherow – now 28 – said.
# abuse - Sunday 8 November, 2015
Four people have been sentenced to death for their part in the brutal assault.
# abuse - Friday 6 November, 2015
Archbishop Eamon Martin said he has dealt with three or four situations in the last year.
# abuse - Monday 12 October, 2015
Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.
# abuse - Thursday 8 October, 2015
A documentary revealing the experiences of boys at St Joseph’s school – both positive and negative – is to be aired tonight.
# abuse - Thursday 1 October, 2015
Details of a case of a young girl being taken into care over the abuse she received from her mother has been revealed.
# abuse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015
‘We need to try and understand other people’s perspectives and create a space to speak instead of silencing those who need to.’
# abuse - Saturday 5 September, 2015
It’s led to a resignation in the diocese of Cloyne.
# abuse - Thursday 27 August, 2015
The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.