# child-abuse - Today’s News
# child-abuse - Monday 25 November, 2013
David Brennan was today convicted of abusing five young girls with with his son Sam Brennan (22) also convicted of offences in connection with the abuse of one of the girls.
# child-abuse - Sunday 24 November, 2013
The Archbishop of Dublin has been marking the 10th anniversary of the diocesan body set up in response to the scandal, and said that more needs to be done to reach out to survivors.
# child-abuse - Friday 22 November, 2013
The charges related to the abuse of four boys between 1982 and 1997.
# child-abuse - Monday 18 November, 2013
The world’s biggest search engine is using new technology to stop 100,000 different searches from resulting in images of children being abused.
# child-abuse - Sunday 10 November, 2013
# child-abuse - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
A jury found Finian Egan guilty of the rape and indecent assault of three girls over the course of almost three decades.
# child-abuse - Saturday 26 October, 2013
New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.
# child-abuse - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The allegations relate to 81-year-old Father Cornelius Kelleher’s time as a Catholic pastor in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the appointment of the new HSE staff members following the publication of a major report on abuse by the RCNI.
# child-abuse - Thursday 3 October, 2013
More than 16 per cent of clients are receiving therapy for clerical and institutional abuse.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.
# child-abuse - Friday 27 September, 2013
Earlier this month there were calls for the government to ban corporal punishment in the home.
# child-abuse - Thursday 26 September, 2013
Sexual abuse service CARI says it has seen children as young as 8 with suicidal thoughts and mental health issues as a result of abuse.
# child-abuse - Friday 20 September, 2013
A British watchdog warned today that offenders are also forcing children to write degrading statements on their bodies and cut themselves.
The Child and Family Agency will be one of the largest public bodies in the State with more than 4,000 employees and a budget of €570 million.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
It follows the revelation this week that over thirty people have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a major child abuse investigation.
# child-abuse - Monday 16 September, 2013
22 victims, aged between 13 and 18, have been identified following a review of cases of young people who went missing from the care system.
The Taoiseach spoke at a conference on child abuse and neglect last night.
An inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings today with warnings that widespread and “shocking” allegations will be heard.
# child-abuse - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
Survivors of child sexual abuse seeking justice are not met with understanding or sympathy in Irish courts – rather they are attacked, derided and denied psychological support. This cannot be viewed as justice, writes Mark Vincent Healy.
# child-abuse - Monday 9 September, 2013
To give the survivors of horrific childhood abuse the support and care they need, we must properly understand the threat that suicide poses to victims, writes Mark Vincent Healy.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
Father John O’Reilly, a senior figure with the Legion of Christ, has been relieved of priestly duties while authorities investigate the “credibility of allegations”.
# child-abuse - Monday 2 September, 2013
The Children’s Rights Alliance has questioned why children are protected against abuse in school but do not have the same protections at home.
# child-abuse - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The entertainer was charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a child.
# child-abuse - Monday 15 July, 2013
The mother of a child who was kidnapped, raped and forced into prostitution had been sent to labour camp because of her demands that her daughter’s attackers be punished.
# child-abuse - Thursday 11 July, 2013
The move came a day after a UN child rights committee drew fresh attention to the Catholic Church sex scandal.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 26 June, 2013
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has said new data on 10 years of helpline calls must be a ‘wake-up call’ for policy makers.
The RCNI has called for an end to the current system which allows a child’s intimate counselling notes, discussing their sexual abuse, to be used during a court trial.
# child-abuse - Monday 17 June, 2013
The 83-year-old former broadcaster admitted to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.
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# child-abuse - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
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Women’s Aid has said that the more severe the domestic violence against a mother, the more likely as child is to be abused in the home.
# child-abuse - Thursday 6 June, 2013
Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.
# child-abuse - Thursday 30 May, 2013
The young girl’s body has still never been found, though blood and tiny bone fragments that were a near-perfect DNA match were found at Bridger’s cottage.
# child-abuse - Tuesday 21 May, 2013
The annual report of the National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) said two allegations of abuse have taken place since the turn of the millennium.
# child-abuse - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
Stuart Hazell unexpectedly changed his plea to guilty yesterday, admitting to killing the 12-year-old before stuffing her body in an attic.
# child-abuse - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
In a recent broad-ranging interview, Frances Fitzgerald talks about schools being ‘too ashamed’ to stand up to bullying, ‘unacceptable’ waiting lists and ‘bad news’ in service inspections.
# child-abuse - Monday 29 April, 2013
Operation Pallial has now been handed over to the National Crime Agency.
# child-abuse - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
“I am one of the fortunate survivors to have succeeded in securing a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me,” writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.