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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Ryan Report

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'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
Joe McAveety was born in a mother and baby home and grew up in industrial schools which were rife with physical and sexual abuse.
Warning over GAA team spending and Euro 2020 to impact on Croke Park concerts
The GAA are also set to name their new second-tier football championship at the end of February.
Chair of child abuse inquiry reports "seriously erroneous" figure in commission report
Mr Justice Ryan said the claim that 170,000 were admitted to institutional school is, in fact, closer to 42,000.
Opinion: The State's refusal to compensate survivors of abuse violates human rights law
In its efforts to avoid paying compensation to victims, the State has spent €1.5 million on legal fees and re-traumatised some of its most vulnerable citizens, writes Conor O’Mahony.
Religious groups still owe €1.3 billion for institutional child abuse
Education minister Richard Bruton slammed the religious groups in a strongly-worded statement.
Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report
Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.
Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources
The report was released in May 2009.
'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred
€83 million of donations has been made from congregations since the Ryan Report.
Abuse at a deaf school: 'I screamed at night, but no one could hear me'
A documentary revealing the experiences of boys at St Joseph’s school – both positive and negative – is to be aired tonight.
Opinion: After two decades as a journalist, no project I’ve handled has been quite as harrowing
In the course of compiling a book about the abuse of children in industrial schools, I came face to face with one of the darkest chapters in Ireland’s history.
Documentary about Christine Buckley 'Dear Daughter' to be aired tonight
The programme will be shown on RTÉ.
New child agency must 'ensure children's voices are heard' - Chairperson
The Child and Family Agency will be one of the largest public bodies in the State with more than 4,000 employees and a budget of €570 million.
'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.
Micheál Martin apologises for omitting Magdalenes from redress scheme
The Fianna Fáil leader said he was sorry his party did not deal with survivors when it was in government.
Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children
The number of children seeking treatment for mental health issues has risen by 30 per cent in the past two years.
Memorial for abuse victims unveiled
‘Journey of Light’ will be erected at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin over the next two years.
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.
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.
Clerical abuse in Ireland tantamount to torture: report
A study into the Ferns, Murphy, Ryan and Cloyne child abuse reports criticises the lack of prosecution against child sexual and physical abusers and those who concealed that abuse.
Sisters of Mercy will not meet with Quinn
The Sisters of Mercy have said they will not attend a meeting with Education Minister Ruairí Quinn this afternoon.
Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?
How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.
Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first female Chief Justice is named; News International heads face questioning over alleged phone hacking; and the Rubberbandits take New York…
'Real progress' being made on Ryan Report recommendations
The Minister for Children has published a second progress report on the recommendations arising out of the Ryan Report.
Deep concern expressed by UN at levels of overcrowding in Irish prisons
United Nations Committee against Torture recommends that a mechanism should be astablished to facilitate criminal complaints. It also calls the practice of slopping out “inhumane”.
UN Committee against Torture recommends inquiry into Magdalene Laundries
The Justice for Magdalenes group is calling for immediate action by the Government in the wake of the recommendations of the UNCAT report, which says that the State failed the girls and women of the Magdalene Laundries.
Ireland needs more social workers
Key recommendations of the Ryan report are not being implemented because of a lack of care workers.
Constutional change for rights of the child urgent
The Ombudsman for Children has demanded a referendum on the rights of the child.