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# abuse - Monday 23 March, 2015

Ex ‘Pop Idol’ judge Neil Fox charged with sex offences against children

The presenter “categorically” denies all the charges against him.

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.

# abuse - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday’s cup final Taking A Stand

Chelsea warn fans over anti-Semitic abuse towards Spurs supporters at Sunday’s cup final

After last week’s controversy in Paris, the club want to avoid further problems.

Jimmy Savile was known as a ‘sex pest’ but complaints were still not taken seriously

Another shocking report into the appalling behaviour of the “opportunistic predator”.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Gardaí examining new allegations of sexual and physical abuse at school

Micheál Martin said the abuse happened as recently as 2006.

# abuse - Friday 20 February, 2015

The Catholic Church is coming up with new rules for priests accused of sexual abuse

The decision has been welcomed by an organisation representing priests in Ireland, which said support is needed for those wrongly accused.

# abuse - Monday 16 February, 2015

‘One of the biggest scandals of our age’: MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# abuse - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

TD Ruth Coppinger said people are more concerned about the arrests in relation to the Jobstown protests.

# abuse - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs Brazil

Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs

Nina Mandin became suspicious of her fiancé after she noticed her dogs were withdrawn.

Archbishop says he is ‘seriously concerned’ about latest reports into child protection

The Franciscan friars have apologised to survivors who were abused while under their care.

# abuse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Councillor’s office vandalised with ‘horrendous graffiti of a sexual nature’

Mannix Flynn’s office was targetted early on Wednesday morning.

From Business ETC Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls Taking Responsibility

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls

In a leaked memo, Dick Costolo said he found the service’s lack of action against trolls and abuse ‘embarrassing.’

# abuse - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law?

A protesters being unfair on Michael D Higgins?

# abuse - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’ In The Dock

GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’

‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players,’ says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

# abuse - Monday 19 January, 2015

Court hears Patrick O’Brien’s sentence was too lenient regardless of age or medical condition

The 74-year-old’s sentence was revised after the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.

# abuse - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead

Vile messages sent to Fine Gael senator after her comments about MMA – she’s now gone to gardai with them.

# abuse - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome

Dan Duane made the appeal to the Catholic Church’s highest judicial authority.

# abuse - Monday 5 January, 2015

‘Laughed at by shop assistants’: 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis

This comes in a new study from Slimming World about the abuse faced.

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Derren Brown shuts down homophobic abuse in a really excellent way Step Off

# abuse - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Court rules Patrick O’Brien’s sentence for raping his daughter was too lenient

Patrick O’Brien had been given a 12-year sentence with 9 years suspended for the serial rape of his daughter Fiona Doyle.

# abuse - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

“Discrimination of the highest order” – Louise O’Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

Minister ‘hasn’t heard anything’ to reassure her about abuse at other care homes

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# abuse - Sunday 14 December, 2014

‘Elderly, disabled Aras Attracta resident was hit with a stick’

The HSE says it has no record of a complaint.

700 complaints about nursing and care home staff passed to gardaí

27 of those complaints are redacted.

More sexual abuse victims are calling this counselling service

A higher proportion of calls came from men.

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