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#abuse allegations

# abuse-allegations - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations

The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

# abuse-allegations - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# abuse-allegations - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Las Vegas casino billionaire steps down from key Republican role after sexual misconduct allegations

Steve Wynn has denied the allegations, first published in The Wall Street Journal on Friday.

# abuse-allegations - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'Some matters still not investigated': Report finds HSE were slow to examine foster home abuse claims

The HSE issued a statement today apologising to Grace and her family and welcomed the report.

# abuse-allegations - Monday 5 September, 2016

Staff member in disabled care home accused of "verbal and psychological abuse" FOI

Staff member in disabled care home accused of "verbal and psychological abuse" Exclusive

New documents show a range of issues raised with disability services in Ireland.

# abuse-allegations - 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.

# abuse-allegations - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Mother arrested after 'forcing daughter to eat over 30 goldfish as punishment'

Police allege the girl was abused on a daily basis.

# abuse-allegations - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Former minister reportedly investigated over child sex abuse claims

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# abuse-allegations - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Dr Dre abuse allegations cast shadow over Straight Outta Compton

Does the film ignore alleged victims of his violent past?

# abuse-allegations - Friday 7 August, 2015

Bill Cosby is about to face some tough questions

He has been ordered to testify in court.

# abuse-allegations - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton

The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.

# abuse-allegations - Monday 1 December, 2014

Gardaí and HSE investigate 'force feeding and slapping' at Mayo care facility

A number of staff have been placed ‘off-duty’.

# abuse-allegations - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth Spotlight This post contains videos

Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has defended Adams in the wake of claims about how he dealt with abuse allegations in the republican movement.

# abuse-allegations - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Gardaí seize tape of RTÉ interview with Waterford sexual abuse suspect

The tape was handed over by the State broadcaster following a court order.

# abuse-allegations - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Investigation into abuse allegations against Waterford sports coach

Two men are reported in today’s Irish Times to have made complaints to gardaí about being abused by the sports coach when they were in their teens.

# abuse-allegations - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien

The news comes a day after reports claim he had engaged in inappropriate behaviour in the 1980s.

# abuse-allegations - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes

Historic allegations of abuse at care homes in north Wales, allegedly involving a former senior Conservative politician, will be investigated, the British government has said.

# abuse-allegations - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Government to seek legal advice on Michael Shine abuse allegations

Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells Dáil that he is asking Attorney General for guidance – but an inquiry was not possible because of failed referendum proposal.