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#Child Abuse

# child-abuse - Thursday 9 March, 2017

There were 56,000 reports of child abuse in three years

Mattie McGrath said the numbers were “horrifying and deeply disturbing”.

# child-abuse - Sunday 5 March, 2017

HSE 'took three years to contact gardaí about Grace report'

The report was published this week and has details of the potential abuse of a girl with an intellectual disability known as Grace.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns

Two previously unpublished reports about the case have been made public.

# child-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.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades

He also stands accused of two counts of sexual assault of a boy aged under ten over a decade ago.

# child-abuse - Monday 20 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

# child-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.

# child-abuse - Thursday 12 January, 2017

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.

# child-abuse - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# child-abuse - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# child-abuse - Monday 28 November, 2016

'When I heard he was dead, I felt that I could finally breathe': Victim of serial paedophile speaks out on abuse

Anne Kelly detailed her experience of abuse from serial paedophile Eamon Cooke on RTÉ Radio this morning.

# child-abuse - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations

Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal.

# child-abuse - Friday 18 November, 2016

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien

The convicted child molester was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this month.

# child-abuse - Monday 3 October, 2016

Romeo and Juliet laws could be introduced in Ireland

The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.

# child-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.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history

A council motion has been tabled calling for it to change.

# child-abuse - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London

The abuse was discovered when the boy’s sister found an indecent video on his phone.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong

The 12-year-old said he blames his father, who was convicted of nine counts of raping him when he was six and seven.

# child-abuse - Monday 4 July, 2016

'Singing priest' will get maximum sentence of two years for raping a boy with a crucifix

Anthony Walsh (62) committed the offence before the law was changed in 1990

# child-abuse - Friday 1 July, 2016

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case

The singer was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

# child-abuse - Thursday 23 June, 2016

"I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys

The man pleaded guilty to three charges of sexual abuse between January 1991 and May 1991.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Australian army recruits 'forced to rape each other'

A public inquiry heard the allegations yesterday.

# child-abuse - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him

The abuse is alleged to have taken place in the early 1980s, when the boy was aged between 10 and 13 years.

# child-abuse - Sunday 15 May, 2016

UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search

Laurence Soper faces accusations of abusing five pupils.

# child-abuse - Monday 9 May, 2016

Man who raped his disabled son to produce child pornography jailed for 20 years

The judge said that the images mean that the boy’s “indignity lives on”.

Child agency admits it's "aware" of case of alleged sexual abuse at foster home in southwest

A 19-year-old with intellectual disabilities was left behind after other children were removed from the home following the allegation.

# child-abuse - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Teenager with intellectual disabilities left in foster home despite allegations of sexual abuse

The young person had been living in the home in the Cork/Kerry area since 2003.

# child-abuse - Friday 29 April, 2016

Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised

First Families First, which opposed the Children’s Referendum and the Marriage Referendum, want another referendum.

# child-abuse - Friday 15 April, 2016

A social worker's perspective: We need to rethink the way we help vulnerable children

Behind most of the damage done to children are stories of poverty and inequality, writes Donal O’Malley.

# child-abuse - Monday 11 April, 2016

Mother sentenced to 24 years in jail for stamping daughter to death

The toddler’s injuries were likened to those of a car crash victim.

# child-abuse - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

# child-abuse - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care

The girl’s parents said the man’s actions would impact them as a family for the rest of their lives.

Police hunt for man who fled court just before being found guilty of child rape

The 37-year-old man fled from court in Manchester while the jury were deliberating on the verdict.

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children

The Vatican’s finance chief was based in the town at a time when dozens of children were being abused.

# child-abuse - Monday 29 February, 2016

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits

Cardinal George Pell told an Australian commission into child sex abuse that the church made “enormous mistakes” in its handling of complaints.

# child-abuse - Friday 22 January, 2016

Tears in court as mother is found guilty of starving and abusing her children for five years

The woman was convicted of choking and attempting to drown one daughter, and trying to hit her two sons with her car.

# child-abuse - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Abused girl (3) found taped up in wardrobe and offered for sex

The police chief in Mesa, Arizona said the case “shocks the soul”, and that investigating officers would be given counselling.

# child-abuse - Thursday 14 January, 2016

English man jailed for life for “barbaric” murder of his two-week old daughter

“It is almost impossible to believe that anyone could subject a tiny baby to such a disgusting attack, let alone her own father.”

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