# abuse - Yesterday’s News
Balotelli got a lot of online abuse after a joke tweet about Man United.
# abuse - Monday 25 August, 2014
And they’re also the ones behind most of the abuse.
# abuse - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.
# abuse - Friday 22 August, 2014
Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests
Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.
# abuse - Monday 18 August, 2014
# abuse - Thursday 14 August, 2014
The search is not believed to be connected to Operation Yewtree.
# abuse - Sunday 3 August, 2014
She’s now written to he Taoiseach and to Minister for Education to requesting a meeting.
# abuse - Friday 1 August, 2014
A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.
# abuse - Sunday 27 July, 2014
Some counties – including Cavan, Westmeath and Offaly – have seen a ratio of 2:1 in male to female callers to a helpline.
# abuse - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The British national was refused bail, after appearing before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.
# 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
‘I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid’ – Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro
Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.
# 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.