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#Abuse

# abuse - Yesterday’s News

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From The42 Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri Abuse

Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri

The striker revealed he was on the end of some sickening abuse following the departure of the Ranieri.

# abuse - Friday 17 March, 2017

Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters

John De’Viana was charged with two counts of child cruelty.

# abuse - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre

Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.

# abuse - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Religious groups still owe €1.3 billion for institutional child abuse

Education minister Richard Bruton slammed the religious groups in a strongly-worded statement.

# abuse - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child

Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.

# abuse - Monday 6 March, 2017

HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology

“The past nine years have been a living hell for me,” Grace’s mother told RTÉ Investigates.

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years Exclusive

The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.

# abuse - Friday 3 March, 2017

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.

# abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine

The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.

# abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.

# abuse - Monday 27 February, 2017

'A living hell' - abuse inquiry hears of thousands of lone children shipped abroad by British government

An estimated 5,000 to 6,000 children from institutions and poor families were shipped to Australia from 1922 to 1967.

# abuse - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death Trolls

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

# abuse - Friday 24 February, 2017

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

# abuse - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

# abuse - Monday 6 February, 2017

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse

The St John of God Brothers had 40% of its members accused of abuse.

# abuse - Monday 23 January, 2017

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

# abuse - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine

The abuse lasted for eight years.

# abuse - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Elderly care patient discovered 'lying on the bedroom floor covered in urine and faeces' Exclusive

Records released detail complaints received by Hiqa in relation to nursing homes.

# abuse - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report

Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.

# abuse - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

# abuse - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of'

Many domestic violence victims go through it alone: A woman domesticly abused by her husband gives her perspective

# abuse - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# abuse - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.'

The brother of a woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend gives his perspective.

# abuse - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a survivor, and from a partner.

# abuse - Monday 28 November, 2016

'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# abuse - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

# abuse - Thursday 3 November, 2016

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case

The whistleblower alleges the manager “fabricated” information about her.

# abuse - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

HSE didn't publish reports into foster care abuse claims under garda advice

A report published yesterday identified failings in investigation on the behalf of the HSE.

# abuse - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

# abuse - Monday 17 October, 2016

Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years

The man had previously served a sentence for rape and had moved directly into the family home from prison.

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father

The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.

# abuse - Monday 10 October, 2016

Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years

The man’s partner will be sentenced for child cruelty next week.

# abuse - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced

The man was found guilty and sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2015.

# abuse - Thursday 15 September, 2016

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

# abuse - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

# abuse - Monday 29 August, 2016

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

# abuse - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help

With recent high profile domestic violence cases, Margaret Martin of Women’s Aid reflects on society’s tendency to judge, shame and distrust victims.

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