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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Yesterday’s News

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# sexual-abuse - Monday 11 September, 2017

Abused children being made wait five years before court case over

Support charity Cari believes “a five-year time span out of a child’s life is too long”.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Lotto millionaire accused of sexual acts with a child has bail placed at €200,000

A garda told the court the British man’s phone had videos of the sexual activity.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 10 July, 2017

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London

Jemma Beale claimed she had been sexually assaulted by six men and raped by nine.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 26 June, 2017

Almost 1,500 calls were made to a sexual violence centre in Cork last year

Nine in 10 victims that availed of the centre’s services were female.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop

The Archbishop of Canterbury offered an unreserved apology to victims today.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'Once it's online it's very difficult to get back': The dangers of posting sexual images on the net

We spoke to a Detective Superintendent about the issue.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 9 June, 2017

Volunteer accused of abuse was allowed to keep working at disability service for years

Hiqa found that management at Camphill in Kilkenny repeatedly failed to address safeguarding of residents.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Netflix's The Keepers highlights harrowing sexual abuse in a 1960s US Catholic school

The documentary investigates the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 22 May, 2017

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)

“He went from being a bright child to struggling with school. He has become anxious and nervous.”

# sexual-abuse - Friday 31 March, 2017

Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain

The victims’ ages ran from a few months to around 14-years-old.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 24 March, 2017

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 10 March, 2017

Eye-track tech allows victim give evidence to put away sexual abuser

Tracking his blinking was used to record the testimony of the victim, who suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 6 March, 2017

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years

The child was aged between seven and nine years at the time of the assaults.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 23 January, 2017

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The42 Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments Football Abuse

Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments

The former darts champion was sacked by Sky Sports yesterday.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 25 November, 2016

Law lecturer convicted of possessing child pornography loses latest legal challenge

Julian Myerscough was arrested on 2 October 2015 at a hotel in Dublin on foot of a European arrest warrant.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 3 November, 2016

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case

The whistleblower alleges the manager “fabricated” information about her.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man sentenced to six months in prison over sexual abuse of his sister, brother and nephew

The judge took into account his health and work record.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 19 August, 2016

Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years

The children’s foster parents do not want them to be reunited with their biological parents.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'

Eric Aniva said he was hired by the females’ families.

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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 1 July, 2016

'Pillar of local community' jailed for sexually abusing two boys

The offences took place 25 years ago.

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.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Dublin man dies before appeal of life sentence for raping and sexually abusing three of his children

The 79-year-old was convicted on 98 counts in 2010.

# sexual-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.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 16 May, 2016

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial

A young boy has claimed his mother and father sexually abused him.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain

The man was escorted back to Ireland by gardaí yesterday.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 22 April, 2016

Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told

The parents face a total of 82 charges of abuse between 2007 and 2011.

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