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#One in Four

# one-in-four - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Charity had to 'turn people away' after Belfast rape trial and Pope's visit put pressure on services

Charity One in Four said it had to close its waiting list last year due to a lack of funding.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Retraumatising and stigmatising': One in Four's annual report hits out at handling of sexual abuse trials

The organisation found that it supported 31 clients through a criminal trial in 2017.

# one-in-four - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough?

Yesterday the Pope wrote a letter to all Catholics insisting that “no effort must be spared” to prevent instances of clerical abuse from happening.

# one-in-four - Monday 18 December, 2017

Jailed sex offender takes to High Court after being disciplined for criticising victim support group

Brian Doolan was convicted and jailed for 12 years, with two suspended in 2016.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Sex offenders may be continuing to abuse children despite Tusla being told of their activities'

One in Four said that Tusla was “woefully under resourced” and there were “great inconsistencies” in child protection procedures across the country.

# one-in-four - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Four child sex abuse survivors who took their own lives last year were waiting for treatment

The report from One in Four found that, in many cases, the victim is blamed for the abuse instead of the perpetrator.

# one-in-four - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Author John Grisham says sentences for watching child porn are too harsh

He said that men sometimes stumble onto websites featuring child pornography after ‘pushing the wrong buttons’ while drunk.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know.

Young sexual offenders move from downloading images to sexually harming children

There has been a “marked rise” in the number of 18 to 25 year olds looking for treatment.

# one-in-four - Monday 12 May, 2014

One in Four welcomes today's audits but says church must never become complacent again

Counselling services are available to support people impacted by today’s child protection reports.

# one-in-four - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

One quarter of women experience physical or sexual violence from a partner

5.2 per cent of women experience sexual violence from someone who isn’t their partner, the study by the World Health Organisation found.

# one-in-four - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas

New research on spending and saving habits also shows that fewer people plan to use their credit card for festive spending this year.

# one-in-four - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Sexual abuse by a family member accounts for 53% of clients - One in Four report

More than 16 per cent of clients are receiving therapy for clerical and institutional abuse.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders

Executive director Maeve Lewis said there is a huge need because fewer than 5 per cent of sex offenders end up in prison.

# one-in-four - Thursday 6 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your day.

# one-in-four - Saturday 11 August, 2012

My favourite speech: executive director of Amnesty International Colm O'Gorman Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: executive director of Amnesty International Colm O'Gorman

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Colm O’Gorman picks the first major speech of the president who saw Czechoslovakia become the Czech Republic.

# one-in-four - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

One-in-four second-level teachers on less than full hours

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland has said that “increasing casualisation” of the profession is making it more difficult for teachers to secure full hours.

# one-in-four - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Column: ‘We are the 17 per cent’ – the story of a migrant in Ireland

Dil Wickremasinghe recalls how she arrived in Ireland 12 years ago, then worked her way up to find success. (And true love.)

# one-in-four - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Visitation criticised for not addressing Vatican role in abuse cover-ups

Support groups and abuse survivors are disappointed with a six-and-a-half page document which “doesn’t say much at all”.

# one-in-four - Friday 9 December, 2011

Father's rape and torture of daughters was 'barbaric' says Minister

The harrowing case of a man jailed for life for the rape and torture of his four daughters highlights the need for legislation says a support group.

Column: Are Irish children safe now? I don't believe so

Maeve Lewis of abuse survivors’ support group One in Four says new childhood protection legislation is welcome – but of little use without support services to back it up.

# one-in-four - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Less than 5% of sex offenders convicted in Ireland

Support group One in Four says the way the Irish criminal justice system treats victims of sex crimes is “simply unacceptable”.

Child sexual abuse support group reports continuing high demand for services

Last year, over 900 people sought the services of One in Four which seeks to help adult survivors of child sexual abuse in Ireland.

# one-in-four - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Vatican official dismisses Cloyne report criticisms

Fr Federico Lombardi has described as ‘curious’ claims that the Vatican had encouraged cover-ups – sparking fury from abuse survivors’ groups.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning: fears of more abuse victims in Donegal, Vatican denies telling Bishops to keep quiet on Cloyne, and the controversial t-shirt removed from a Sinn Féin website…