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#physical abuse

# physical-abuse - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

New York City Ballet leader Peter Martin retires amid sexual harassment allegations

The 71-year-old stands accused by two dozen dancers of verbal and physical abuse.

# physical-abuse - Friday 9 June, 2017

Volunteer accused of abuse was allowed to keep working at disability service for years

Hiqa found that management at Camphill in Kilkenny repeatedly failed to address safeguarding of residents.

# physical-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

# physical-abuse - 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.

# physical-abuse - Thursday 3 November, 2016

TD claims HSE manager tried to destroy career of whistleblower in Grace abuse case

The whistleblower alleges the manager “fabricated” information about her.

# physical-abuse - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

HSE says sorry to victim of 'savage abuse', after apology "misunderstanding"

The woman was allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse for 20 years.

# physical-abuse - Monday 7 December, 2015

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year

The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.

# physical-abuse - Friday 3 July, 2015

Gardaí claim child abuse investigations were badly delayed by Tusla

A new report looks at child protection services in North Dublin.

# physical-abuse - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Gardaí examining new allegations of sexual and physical abuse at school

Micheál Martin said the abuse happened as recently as 2006.

# physical-abuse - Monday 29 September, 2014

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children's home say they were abused

It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.

# physical-abuse - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Opinion: 'On one occasion she punched me in the face numerous times'

In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.

# physical-abuse - Monday 9 June, 2014

Column: We must stop claiming that 'we never knew' about child abuse at Catholic institutions

It’s a common refrain that widespread abuse was only exposed in recent decades – but the real story is very different, writes Fin Dwyer.

# physical-abuse - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people

When we teach children to ignore bullies, we teach them how to hide their anger from the people who are hurting them. In turn, their self-esteem can be eroded to the extent that asserting themselves is unimaginable, writes Clare Hartwieg.

# physical-abuse - Monday 9 December, 2013

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

# physical-abuse - Thursday 6 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# physical-abuse - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.

# physical-abuse - 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.