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#Murphy Report

# murphy-report - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys Italian Job Done

Paulo Dybala hat-trick sees Ronaldo-less Juventus ease past Young Boys

The Italian side’s winning streak continues.

# murphy-report - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Murphy Report unfairly 'named, blamed and shamed' individuals says review

The review, commissioned by the Association for Catholic Priests, says that the Murphy report into child sexual abuse in Dublin “went well beyond its mandate”.

# murphy-report - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre accompanied 260 victims to the sexual assault treatment unit in the Rotunda Hospital last year.

# murphy-report - Sunday 14 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# murphy-report - Friday 12 July, 2013

New Murphy Report information details abuse by Fr Patrick McCabe

Previously redacted information has now been made public, and details allegations of abuse made against the priest.

# murphy-report - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Clerical abuse survivors asked: Has the Church supported you?

Support and advocacy group asks for survivors to complete questionnaire to build picture of official response to abuse claims.

# murphy-report - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Vatican visitors propose Church reforms to deal with abuse fallout

An Apostolic Visitation sent by Pope Benedict XVI suggests reforming admissions to seminaries, and organisation of dioceses.

Vatican visitors to publish report on Church child abuse

Pope Benedict’s hand-picked ‘Apostolic Visitation’ will publish a summary of their findings later this morning.

# murphy-report - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Column: We know the horrific details of clerical abuse - but do we understand why it flourished?

Amnesty International Ireland director Colm O’Gorman explains the responsibility we all have to create a society where abuse can’t exist on an industrial scale, as detailed in the ‘In Plain Sight’ report.

# murphy-report - Sunday 3 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In this evening’s Fix: Turkey ignores Gaddafi, the Cloyne report may finally see the light, the Leaving Cert takes a bashing, and why grocery-shopping is best done in high heels…

Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month

Lengthy saga of legalese to come to an end after Cabinet sees report on 12 July says Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# murphy-report - Friday 1 July, 2011

Priest apologises to victim for abuse

Paul McGennis has said he’s sorry for the ‘stress and torture’ he caused. He began abusing his victim in the eighties, when she was 10 years old.

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# murphy-report - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Archbishop Martin says there is 'no room for complacency' in child protection

Church leader says the institution must ensure that “we never allow slippage to permit us to be off guard”.

# murphy-report - Monday 3 January, 2011

Paedophile priest has face 'slashed' in jail

Tony Walsh – whose crimes were published in a new chapter of the Murphy Report last month – is attacked in Portlaoise prison.

# murphy-report - Friday 17 December, 2010

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

Some of the week’s biggest stories – in pictures.

Defrocked priest Tony Walsh abused "hundreds" of children

Chapter detailing Walsh’s crimes is published as part of Murphy Report into clerical child sexual abuse in Dublin and reveals him as “classic serial paedophile” who was abusing from when he was a seminarian.

# murphy-report - Thursday 16 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: support for Fianna Fail and Labour is down, while Fine Gael and Sinn Fein bounce; the European Court of Human Rights issues a ruling on Ireland’s abortion laws, and the shocking truth about the Rubberbandits.

# murphy-report - Sunday 12 December, 2010

Vatican notes "extreme seriousness" of WikiLeaks breach

…but the Holy See’s press office says the data in a WikiLeaks cable is merely the opinion of the one who wrote it.

# murphy-report - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Poll: Was the Vatican right to refuse the Murphy Commission? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Vatican right to refuse the Murphy Commission?

Was the Vatican right to claim sovereignty and refuse to assist in the Murphy Commission investigation?

Vatican "offended" at being asked to assist Murphy Inquiry - WikiLeaks

The latest WikiLeaks documents show how the Vatican stonewalled requests to comply with investigations into clerical abuse.

The Vatican and Ireland: the WikiLeak in full

The full transcript of the leaked memo written by ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes on the Vatican attitude to the Murphy Report.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the Vatican was “offended” at the Murphy Inquiries, the bailout is back in doubt, and the Old Enemy could still be coming to Dublin.

# murphy-report - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

THE OMBUDSMAN for Children has said that that a referendum on the rights of the child is urgent.

In her annual report, Ombudsman Emily Logan said the children’s needs to be put first and that change to the constitution was essential. She said:

“What’s very, very clear to me is because the Constitution – which is the gold standard – doesn’t provide for children, everything else that flows from that means that it’s deficient in terms of really placing the interests of children ahead of anything else.”

Logan pointed to the Ryan and Murphy reports released last year, as highlighting the importance of children’ rights.

The Ombudsman’s report covers the year 2009, when the full scale of horrific institutional abuse of children in Ireland was exposed.

Logan said that there had been a a 13% increase in complaints last year. Significant delays in accessing medical care were highlighted, particularly for children with disabilities.

In one case, a parent of a child requiring a psychological assessment was told they would have to wait two years. In another, a child who had been diagnosed with autism waited for three years to receive Speech and Language therapy.

Parents seeking care for children with special need also had to liaise with several different bodies; in one complaint, a parent with two children with complex medical needs was forced to liaise 24 groups and bodies.

The report showed that 74% of the complainants were parents or guardian who were representing children.

Logan also pointed out that despite the office receiving a significant increase in workload in the past year, the budget was reduced to €2.310m from €2.377m.