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# allegations - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

‘Gerry Adams needs to get real’: Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

# allegations - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

‘I did what I thought was right at Shannon Airport,’ says Mick Wallace

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace were giving evidence in court today.

# allegations - Friday 27 February, 2015

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit

The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby’s representatives publicly branded them as liars.

# allegations - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos

The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.

# allegations - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Fans gave Bill Cosby a standing ovation after a show last night

The comedian is facing more sexual assault allegations.

# allegations - Monday 5 January, 2015

Irishman cries as he is granted bail over alleged punch that left brother critical

Their father Oliver said it is great that Barry Lyttle is out of police custody.

# allegations - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Woman making Prince Andrew sex claims says she will not be ‘bullied back into silence’

Yesterday Buckingham Palace said any suggestion of impropriety with minors is “categorically untrue”.

# allegations - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Gerry Adams says Sinead O’Connor needs to take Sinn Féin abuse allegations to gardaí

The Sinn Féin president was responding to the singer’s claims she was molested by a member of the party when she was a child.

Bill Cosby’s wife: ‘The question should be asked – who is the victim?’

Camille Cosby has suggested that her husband, not the women, is the party being harmed.

# allegations - Monday 15 December, 2014

# allegations - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Bill Cosby was applauded by an adoring audience last night

The entertainer has be accused by more than a dozen women of sexual assault.

# allegations - Friday 21 November, 2014

Casinos drop Bill Cosby shows as more and more women allege sexual assault

At least 12 women had made rape and sexual assault allegations against the comic.

# allegations - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Can the PAC interview a whistleblower who says former politicians dodged tax?

The Public Accounts Committee is to seek further legal advice.

# allegations - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bill Cosby stays quiet when asked about rape allegations on US radio Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby stays quiet when asked about rape allegations on US radio

The comedian appeared on NPR this morning.

# allegations - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Mary Lou says she ‘would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children’

She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.

# allegations - Monday 10 November, 2014

What’s all this about a whistleblower, a dossier and some politicians dodging tax?

Everything you need to know about a whistleblower’s claims of tax dodging by some former prominent politicians.

# allegations - Monday 20 October, 2014

‘Despicable’ and ‘mischievous’: Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

Gerry Adams says IRA “failed victims” in how it dealt with sex abuse claims

The Sinn Féin leader writes on his blog that this is a matter of profound regret for him.

# allegations - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Taoiseach says he will meet Maíria Cahill as pressure increases on Sinn Féin

Cahill is calling on Sinn Féin members to come forward about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.

Mary Lou: It’s “reprehensible” if IRA carried out own investigation into sexual abuse claims

She was speaking in response to claims by Maíria Cahill.

# allegations - Friday 17 October, 2014

Maíria Cahill: I am not an isolated case

Cahill made the claim this evening. She also made an appeal to Sinn Féin members.

# allegations - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Gardaí STILL cancelling penalty points, says whistleblower

McCabe has handed over evidence to GSOC and has been interviewed at the Ombudsman’s office recently.

# allegations - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Cliff Richard: Sex crime claim ‘completely false’

The search is not believed to be connected to Operation Yewtree.

# allegations - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Amnesty accuses Israeli army of “deliberate attacks” on Gaza health workers

The organisation says that it has received “harrowing descriptions” of the “utterly impossible situation”.

# allegations - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland Crc

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland

James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.

# allegations - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

# allegations - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Business ETC Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

# allegations - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is ‘like an episode of The Sopranos’

Independent TD Clare Daly said that staff are picked “like a scene from On The Waterfront”.

# allegations - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Verrimus “reassured” by judge’s recommendations in GSOC ‘bugging’ report:

The company said that it was never part of its remit to uncover the source of any possible surveillance threat.

# allegations - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Garda whistleblower has ‘very constructive’ meeting with Fitzgerald

Wilson said he and the Justice 4 All group outlined a number of serious allegations and the minister said she would now look at mechanisms needed to address these concerns.

# allegations - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Former Anglo boss David Drumm facing fraud allegations in Boston court today

The allegations relate to the alleged concealment of money and assets in the run up to his filing for bankruptcy in the US.

# allegations - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Bus Éireann finds “no evidence” to support bribery allegations… but can’t say it never happened

It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.

# allegations - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New claims against gardaí: teenager with special needs ‘whipped’ with a belt

Dr Richard O’Flaherty also told an Oireachtas committee of a 45-year-old diabetic woman allegedly being prevented from going to the toilet and not given any medication for hours.

# allegations - Monday 12 May, 2014

Dublin Archdiocese commended for ‘exemplar’ child abuse allegation reporting system

The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.

# allegations - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Police investigate new sexual abuse allegations against Max Clifford UK

Police investigate new sexual abuse allegations against Max Clifford

Clifford was sentenced to eight years of prison yesterday after being found guilty of indecent assault.

# allegations - Friday 2 May, 2014

Over 160 new allegations of clerical sex abuse in last year

Most of these allegations related to abuse in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

# allegations - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Middle East peace deadline arrives – but no breakthrough

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

# allegations - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Adams refutes allegations he ordered IRA member to transport explosives

The allegations were made by former IRA member Peter Rogers.

# allegations - Thursday 3 April, 2014

HIQA report finds internal doors in disability care unit locked

The audit report on the Stewarts centre is just one of 12 published today into designated centres providing care for children, dependent people and people with disabilities

# allegations - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Shatter: I didn’t ‘recall or remember’ Oliver Connolly’s €1k donation when I appointed him

The Justice Minister has also admitted that garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe was invited, but not directed, to engage in the penalty points investigation, and said there was “fault on both sides”.

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