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#Abuse

# abuse - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation
# Threats
# Threats

Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation

Wed 7:00 PM 39,293 Views 0 Comments

Senator John McGahon said Facebook has “spiralled out of control”.

# abuse - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement

Jul 14th 2021, 12:01 PM 264,335 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old had announced that he was withdrawing from the Tokyo Games over the weekend.

# abuse - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them
# Jesuits
# Jesuits

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them

Jun 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,190 Views 0 Comments
  • An Garda Síochána determined that a crime was committed but the priest in question died prior to a complaint being made
  • Órla Ryan speaks to two men who say they were assaulted by Fr Brendan Kearney in the 1970s and 1980s
  • "He used to call the boy in question with this finger slowly - that boy would know exactly what was going on"

# abuse - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Ex-United boss Stoney: Trolls should be 'ashamed' following abuse over Wrexham job links

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:04 PM 5,287 Views 0 Comments

The former England defender left her role as Manchester United Women head coach last month.

# abuse - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her
# Ongoing Trial
# Ongoing Trial

Girl tells Munster trial that she does not think two of the accused did anything to her

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 7:24 PM 51,323 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was heard in the trial of three men and four women accused of sexually abusing three children between 2014 and 2016.

# abuse - Sunday 9 May, 2021

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
From The42
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

May 9th 2021, 10:00 AM 41,943 Views 2 Comments

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

# abuse - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'

May 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 76,012 Views 0 Comments
  • Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
  • A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
  • Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says

# abuse - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
# Abuse
# Abuse

Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 5:55 PM 17,516 Views 0 Comments

An Garda Síochána has found “insufficient evidence” in the Commission’s report to start any criminal investigations.

# abuse - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion
# Belvedere College
# Belvedere College

Jesuits start redress consultation for people abused by Joseph Marmion

Apr 27th 2021, 12:28 PM 10,981 Views 0 Comments

Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere College in Dublin from 1969 until 1978.

# abuse - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

Apr 13th 2021, 4:18 PM 20,335 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

# abuse - Friday 26 March, 2021

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Thierry Henry to disable social media accounts in racism protest

Mar 26th 2021, 4:40 PM 4,501 Views 5 Comments

Fred and Jude Bellingham were the latest footballers to be targeted on Instagram last weekend.

# abuse - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator
# Only Fans
# Only Fans

Three men arrested in Dublin over alleged plot to blackmail Only Fans content creator

Mar 10th 2021, 5:20 PM 46,511 Views 0 Comments

Two of the men are due in court today.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
# Abuse
# Abuse

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 PM 30,848 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

# abuse - Monday 1 March, 2021

Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí

Mar 1st 2021, 7:32 PM 106,278 Views 0 Comments

A whistleblower says a number of people have contacted him about incidents of alleged sexual abuse and assault.

# abuse - Monday 15 February, 2021

Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

Young women more at risk of intimate relationship abuse during pandemic, charity says

Feb 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,044 Views 0 Comments

Women’s Aid has today launched a new campaign to support young women experiencing abuse during the pandemic.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
# Court
# Court

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 64,086 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,627 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:55 AM 63,706 Views 34 Comments

The actor said she was “brainwashed and manipulated” by the singer.

# abuse - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
# Industrial School
# Industrial School

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'

Jan 30th 2021, 10:30 AM 141,650 Views 30 Comments

Joe McAveety was born in a mother and baby home and grew up in industrial schools which were rife with physical and sexual abuse.

# abuse - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
# Tralee
# Tralee

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 3:33 PM 33,362 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

# abuse - Friday 22 January, 2021

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:15 AM 21,115 Views 19 Comments

The woman, who is the man’s former partner, said she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

# abuse - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi
# Kick Racism Out
From The42
# Kick Racism Out

Dundee condemn ‘vile racist messages’ aimed at Ireland U21 international Afolabi

Jan 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,529 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner, who is on loan from Celtic, was sent the messages after Dundee’s Scottish Cup win yesterday.

# abuse - Friday 1 January, 2021

Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Karen Carney deletes account after Leeds Twitter controversy

Jan 1st 2021, 8:08 PM 83,783 Views 80 Comments

The former England international received a barrage of abusive messages after her comments about the club.

# abuse - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback
# Critics
From The42
# Critics

Connacht boss Friend tells players to stay away from social media feedback

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:45 AM 7,915 Views 5 Comments

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister has defended captain Paul Boyle on Twitter.

# abuse - Friday 18 December, 2020

Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Tottenham star receives club's full support after online abuse

Dec 18th 2020, 4:25 PM 8,156 Views 4 Comments

Steven Bergwijn was targeted on social media after he missed two one-on-ones at Anfield on Wednesday night.

# abuse - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts
# Cork
# Cork

Man (70s) charged with 27 sex offences after garda probe into allegations of abuse of former scouts

Dec 16th 2020, 3:23 PM 19,773 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed that the boys were aged between 12 and 16 at the time of the alleged offences.

# abuse - Monday 14 December, 2020

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Pornhub deletes millions of user-generated videos after public backlash

Dec 14th 2020, 11:03 PM 48,693 Views 32 Comments

A New York Times investigation revealed that videos on the adult-content site depicted incidents of rape and violence.

# abuse - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'Alarming levels': 20% of young women report intimate relationship abuse

Nov 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 33,015 Views 27 Comments

Research also found that 1 in 2 young women abused by a partner experiences abuse online.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year
# Consent
# Consent

McEntee wants image-based abuse to be illegal by the end of the year

Nov 24th 2020, 1:51 PM 14,668 Views 11 Comments

People could face up to seven years in prison if they publish intimate images without consent.

# abuse - Friday 20 November, 2020

McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'
# Abuse
# Abuse

McEntee says anyone who shares intimate images without consent 'will face serious criminal sanctions'

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 6:00 PM 37,546 Views 0 Comments

The justice minister said the recent sharing of images without consent has angered her and she will bring in “tough new laws”.

# abuse - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí looking into allegations that large number of images of women were shared online without their consent

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 83,909 Views 0 Comments

An online messaging platform, Discord, deleted a server and banned users.

# abuse - Monday 9 November, 2020

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,893 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

# abuse - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
# National Archive
# National Archive

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,794 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

# abuse - Friday 30 October, 2020

Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why was the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes set up and what did it examine?

Oct 30th 2020, 4:20 PM 24,025 Views 19 Comments

The commission is due to submit its final report today, over five years after it was set up.

# abuse - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests
# Abuse
# Abuse

Pope removes Polish bishop following ‘cover-up’ of abuse claims against priests

Oct 17th 2020, 4:32 PM 32,495 Views 57 Comments

The pontiff accepted the resignation of Edward Janiak as bishop of Kalisz.

# abuse - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year

Jun 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,505 Views 8 Comments

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

# abuse - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'
# Report
# Report

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'

Updated May 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 31,735 Views 45 Comments

The report by Ian Elliott was published today.

Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí contact Twitter and Data Protection Commissioner over videos of officers being abused at Covid checkpoints

May 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,664 Views 41 Comments

A number of videos have been posted online in the last month.

# abuse - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

May 5th 2020, 10:57 PM 8,968 Views 0 Comments

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

# abuse - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,617 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

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