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# violence - Today’s News


# violence - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?

In Ireland, as with most social issues, we treat the matter of domestic violence as a pariah topic that occasionally gets an airing. It’s just not good enough.

# violence - Friday 16 May, 2014

Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year

Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.

# violence - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

‘Every parent’s worst nightmare’: Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks

Andrew Dolan was brutally attacked by three people outside a fast-food restaurant in 2011.

# violence - Monday 12 May, 2014

Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined – WHO

This equates to one death every 10 seconds.

# violence - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Two men arrested after gun fired in Carlow housing estate

No one was injured in the incident.

More than 30 pro-Russian rebels killed in Ukraine as violence escalates

Ukrainian authorities have said the military suffered casualties of its own and a helicopter gunship was shot down.

# violence - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The Score Italian Cup final delayed because of pre-match violence Clashes

Italian Cup final delayed because of pre-match violence

Reports suggest one man is in a serious condition following shootings outside the Olympic Stadium in Rome.

# violence - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Tom Meagher: To say the words ‘my wife is missing’ really just guts you Violence This post contains videos

Tom Meagher: To say the words ‘my wife is missing’ really just guts you

Jill Meagher’s husband says he will always hate his wife’s killer, Adrian Bayley.

# violence - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Column: I watched thirsty children collect water contaminated with sewage

There are clear signs of impending famine in South Sudan – immediate, focused humanitarian efforts are needed to prevent imminent disease and starvation.

# violence - Friday 18 April, 2014

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop

The 46-year-old male victim sustained serious face and head injuries.

# violence - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Unprovoked violence on Dublin’s streets shouldn’t be accepted as ‘normal’

Dublin is now a more modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, but senseless violence also breaks out on the streets of the capital – we can’t ignore that.

# violence - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Head orgasms, a miracle gadget and a very smart bed

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

# violence - Monday 7 April, 2014

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts ‘only the tip of iceberg’

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# violence - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Man in court over assault in Dublin apartment as victim remains in critical condition

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

# violence - Monday 24 March, 2014

How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report

The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.

# violence - Friday 21 March, 2014

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

That’s according to a new report from the European Child Safety Alliance.

# violence - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Gardaí have identified those involved in St Patrick’s Day violence video

The video shows a man being kicked in the face as he lays on the ground.

Man released over death of Jason Saunders who was found beaten outside Dublin pub

Saunders was found outside the Cabra House Pub on Fassaugh Avenue yesterday morning.

# violence - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Shot, burnt and ‘hacked with machetes’: Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.

# violence - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Two Ukrainians killed on eve of Crimea breakaway vote

The incident occurred on the second successive day of deadly unrest.

# violence - Friday 14 March, 2014

Indian court convicts 3 over gang rape of Catholic nun

One of the accused was found guilty of rape while two others were convicted of “outraging the modesty of a woman”.

# violence - Monday 10 March, 2014

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick’s Day ‘Blarney Blowout’ at US college

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register?

Clare’s Law has been introduced in the UK, should it be copied here?

# violence - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

# violence - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# violence - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Appeal made for information on late-night assault

PSNI officers believe that a large number of people were in the area at the time.

# violence - Saturday 1 March, 2014

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it ‘a farce’

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

Two men attacked with bats and a hammer during burglary

The PSNI is asking for witnesses to the attempted burglary which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# violence - Friday 28 February, 2014

“A deception by omission” – Robinson says the DUP was misled over ‘on-the runs’

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# violence - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

# violence - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# violence - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers ‘seized’

The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square City Burning This post contains images

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square

At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.

# violence - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# violence - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.