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#Historical Abuse

# historical-abuse - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# historical-abuse - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Child sex abuse accused whose file was 'shelved' for 11 years was 'close friends with senior garda' Exclusive

The woman’s case has sparked a garda review in the last three months.

# historical-abuse - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10

After a landmark, two-year investigation, police said he would have been questioned if he were still alive.

# historical-abuse - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'I want my rapist father to die in prison for what he did to me': Woman continues fight for justice

The woman at the centre of an historical abuse allegation has written to the DPP asking for the reasons as to why her father was not charged.

# historical-abuse - Friday 19 May, 2017

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial

He will attend the trial at Southwark crown court from next week.

# historical-abuse - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse

Of 512 allegations or concerns related to abuse, only 5 people were convicted.

# historical-abuse - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, one of the 18 congregations investigated by the Ryan Commission, has published a statement on the matter.

# historical-abuse - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 4 Premier League clubs in London 'connected' with historical abuse Scandal

4 Premier League clubs in London 'connected' with historical abuse

These allegations stem from just one of the investigations being conducted by 21 of the 45 British regional police forces.

# historical-abuse - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Everything we know about child sex abuse claims against Edward Heath

No fewer than seven UK police departments are now investigating the former Prime Minister.

# historical-abuse - Monday 3 August, 2015

Watchdog probes handling of child sex abuse claims against former British prime minister

The issue was referred by Wiltshire Police following allegations made by a retired senior officer.

# historical-abuse - Monday 15 June, 2015

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

# historical-abuse - Monday 16 March, 2015

Claims police protected high-profile figures by covering up child sex abuse

The allegations span four decades from 1970 to 2005 and will now be investigated.