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#Louise O'Keeffe

# louise-okeeffe - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

Jul 9th 2019, 4:15 PM 21,891 Views 25 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# louise-okeeffe - Friday 22 July, 2016

The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions
# National School Abuse
# National School Abuse

The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:18 PM 21,310 Views 61 Comments

O’Keeffe won a landmark legal against the Irish State in the European Court of Human Rights.

# louise-okeeffe - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims
# Louise O'Keeffe
# Louise O'Keeffe

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

Dec 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 12,978 Views 58 Comments

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

# louise-okeeffe - Monday 24 November, 2014

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words
# Redress
# Redress

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Nov 24th 2014, 7:58 PM 656 Views 67 Comments

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# louise-okeeffe - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'
# Abuse Ruling
# Abuse Ruling

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

Oct 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,346 Views 60 Comments

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

# louise-okeeffe - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe
# Slow Response
# Slow Response

The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:58 PM 6,253 Views 21 Comments

She’s now written to he Taoiseach and to Minister for Education to requesting a meeting.

# louise-okeeffe - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 19,492 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about an emergency landing, a missing woman and a motor rally tragedy.

# louise-okeeffe - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable
# Column
# Column

Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:00 PM 419 Views 130 Comments

The State is responsible for the rights of students in the national school system even if the schools are run by patron bodies, writes Peter Ferguson.

# louise-okeeffe - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

The State has paid all damages and costs awarded to Louise O'Keeffe
# Abuse
# Abuse

The State has paid all damages and costs awarded to Louise O'Keeffe

Mar 4th 2014, 4:40 PM 7,649 Views 8 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the State was responsible for the abuse the woman experience while in school.

# louise-okeeffe - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement
# School Abuse
# School Abuse

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement

Feb 4th 2014, 9:50 PM 6,286 Views 3 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.

# louise-okeeffe - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:54 AM 11,396 Views 10 Comments

Morning, all. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# louise-okeeffe - Saturday 1 February, 2014

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Feb 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 10,682 Views 12 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# louise-okeeffe - Thursday 30 January, 2014

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology
# Abuse
# Abuse

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology

Jan 30th 2014, 11:00 PM 14,275 Views 74 Comments

The abuse victim was reacting to an apology issued by Enda Kenny this morning with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also offering his apologies, saying that O’Keeffe should “never have been subjected to abuse”.

# louise-okeeffe - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State
# Louise O'Keeffe
# Louise O'Keeffe

Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State

Jan 28th 2014, 10:55 PM 18,619 Views 80 Comments

The Department of Education called such abuse “a source of national shame”, and noted that the ruling is ‘binding’ on the State.

Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse
# Vindication
# Vindication

Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse

Jan 28th 2014, 10:55 PM 19,562 Views 63 Comments

Louise O’Keeffe, who was abused by her primary school teacher, took the Irish State to the European Court Human Rights after losing in the Irish High and Supreme Courts.

# louise-okeeffe - Thursday 23 January, 2014

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case
# Leo Hickey
# Leo Hickey

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:15 AM 7,548 Views 17 Comments

Can the Irish State be held responsible for the abuse suffered by children at the hands of former National School principal Leo Hickey?

# louise-okeeffe - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 6th 2013, 8:39 AM 9,695 Views 14 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

European Court of Human Rights to hear Cork woman's abuse case
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

European Court of Human Rights to hear Cork woman's abuse case

Mar 6th 2013, 8:13 AM 5,296 Views 16 Comments

Louise O’Keeffe claims that the State is liable for abuse she suffered at the hands of a school principal in Kinsale, Co Cork in the 1970s.