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#Abuse

# abuse - Today’s News

A former archbishop who says RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile has settled his case

Richard Burke had taken the case alleging he had been defamed by a Prime Time Investigates programmed entitled Mission to Prey.

# abuse - Yesterday’s News

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man who raped and abused daughter for six years up to Junior Cert pleads guilty

He will face sentencing for crimes committed over 30 years ago

# abuse - Monday 22 June, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# abuse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner’s account

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

# abuse - Monday 15 June, 2015

Elderly woman loses her home after letting her son move in after marriage breakdown

The abuse includes demands for money, stealing of possessions and withholding money from older people.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

‘I committed no offence’: Adams cleared of withholding information on niece’s abuse

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

# abuse - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Have the human rights of symphysiotomy survivors been abused?

Independent TD Clare Daly recently said that recommendations made by the United Nations have not been met.

# abuse - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Fine Gael hopeful told to ‘get the queers to vote for you’

Councillor Sharon Tolan received the anonymous message yesterday morning.

Ignored, abandoned, deprived of food: Abuse suffered by Irish kids before they go into care

The most common form of abuse is neglect and some children suffer horrific physical and sexual abuse before the State is called on to intervene.

# abuse - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination

The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.

# abuse - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Over 180 new clerical abuse allegations reported in past year

The allegations relate to physical, emotional and sexual abuse committed by members of the clergy between 1950 and 2006.

# abuse - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

# abuse - Monday 25 May, 2015

“Put up or shut up” – Mairia Cahill’s challenge after Gerry Adams ‘uncle’ claims

Cahill says her family are considering legal action.

# abuse - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Vatican’s finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim

The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.

# abuse - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland’s ‘Puppy Farms’

This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.

# abuse - Monday 18 May, 2015

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head ‘like a football’ Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head ‘like a football’

A witness said she saw the man beat the dog five or six times and heard a “crunching noise”.

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

# abuse - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Man (49) sentenced to 8 years in prison over sexual activity with a child

Police said that the sentence “sends out a strong message” to those involved in the abuse of children.

# abuse - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction

Three judges in the High Court delivered their ruling this morning.

# abuse - Saturday 25 April, 2015

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women

Language matters – none of us are perfect human beings and we all fall prey to our unconscious prejudices that we absorb from our environment.

# abuse - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 Here’s why Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan is getting plenty of abuse tonight Incident

Here’s why Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan is getting plenty of abuse tonight

Norwich’s automatic promotion hopes took a blow tonight, as they were beaten by Middlesbrough.

# abuse - Friday 3 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a ‘type’ of person commits sexual crimes

Until we accept that we have inaccurate perceptions about what kind of person perpetrates sexual violence, it will continue.

# abuse - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Child found in car with cut on his throat as parents prepared to smoke heroin

The boy said his father had cut his throat.

# abuse - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# abuse - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# abuse - Friday 20 March, 2015

Amputee called ‘cry baby one leg’ after neighbour takes her parking space

Ashley Brady was given a disabled parking spot after losing her leg in an accident last year.

# abuse - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Paudie McGahon’s alleged abuser was on Gerry Adams list

The list of abusers was given anonymously to the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations

Pearse Doherty says claims by Regina Doherty are “scurrilous”.

# abuse - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Adams ‘refutes’ claims Sinn Féin is holding back information on McGahon case

Meanwhile, a former Sinn Féin TD has denied Paudie McGahon was frisked when he visited his constituency office in 2008.

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can’t call themselves a republican

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has been making her first public comments on the latest abuse claims.

# abuse - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

# abuse - Monday 9 March, 2015

Victim calls her rapist uncle ‘a monster’ as he gets 15 years jail time

Joseph Hogan was sentenced in court today as Sonia Stokes waived her right to anonymity.

# abuse - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games Abuse

Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games

Footage has emerged of club doctor Eva Carneiro being abused from the stands.

# abuse - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries

A twisted relationship between the two women resulted in months of abuse for the 8-year-old and eventually her death.

# abuse - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife’s teenage sister ‘too lenient’

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

Six girls were raped for five years because authorities didn’t believe them

“I turned up at the police station at 2/3am, blood all over me, soaked through my trousers to the crotch. They dismissed it as me being naughty, a nuisance.”

Australian sex abuse suspect ‘made children dig their own graves’

An 18-month-old infant was among the children allegedly sexually abused by the man, who was arrested in the Philippines last month

# abuse - Friday 27 February, 2015

From Business ETC Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems Harassment

Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems

And a verification feature could be soon on the way.

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