# sex-abuse - Saturday 30 November, 2013
European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The 36-year-old admitted to 11 offences at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday.
The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.
# sex-abuse - Monday 25 November, 2013
David Brennan was today convicted of abusing five young girls with with his son Sam Brennan (22) also convicted of offences in connection with the abuse of one of the girls.
# sex-abuse - Friday 22 November, 2013
The charges related to the abuse of four boys between 1982 and 1997.
# sex-abuse - Sunday 10 November, 2013
# sex-abuse - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
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”.
The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.
26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.
# sex-abuse - Saturday 26 October, 2013
Ray Teret charged with multiple counts of rape and assault on 15 accusers who were all under age of 16 at time.
# sex-abuse - Friday 18 October, 2013
The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.
# sex-abuse - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Gregory Campbell MP made the allegation in the House of Commons yesterday.
# sex-abuse - Monday 14 October, 2013
Police said the young person was aged three to four years and was possibly wearing pyjamas.
The initial probe involved three hospitals and 10 trusts.
Police say they will be making an appeal in Ireland also.
# sex-abuse - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The veteran journalist has painted a bleak picture of life growing up in Drumcondra.
# sex-abuse - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The allegations relate to 81-year-old Father Cornelius Kelleher’s time as a Catholic pastor in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.
A shocking statistic from yesterday’s report from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland showed a significant percentage of abusers were, themselves, children.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the appointment of the new HSE staff members following the publication of a major report on abuse by the RCNI.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.
# sex-abuse - Monday 16 September, 2013
An inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings today with warnings that widespread and “shocking” allegations will be heard.
# sex-abuse - Monday 9 September, 2013
To give the survivors of horrific childhood abuse the support and care they need, we must properly understand the threat that suicide poses to victims, writes Mark Vincent Healy.
# sex-abuse - Thursday 11 July, 2013
The move came a day after a UN child rights committee drew fresh attention to the Catholic Church sex scandal.
# sex-abuse - Monday 1 July, 2013
The former headmaster of a monastery boarding school allegedly assaulted the pupils between 1973 and 1993 at the school and foreign trips.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 26 June, 2013
The RCNI has called for an end to the current system which allows a child’s intimate counselling notes, discussing their sexual abuse, to be used during a court trial.
# sex-abuse - Monday 17 June, 2013
The 83-year-old former broadcaster admitted to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.
# sex-abuse - Friday 26 April, 2013
Ireland was traditionally a nation ruled by the Catholic Church. Now that people are drifting away, it’s important to examine why, writes Brian Conway.
# sex-abuse - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
# sex-abuse - Saturday 6 April, 2013
The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.
# sex-abuse - Sunday 24 March, 2013
“There’s this message that they come out with, that individuals must take responsibility for their own drinking – I just don’t buy that.”
# sex-abuse - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
A review of allegations made against Jimmy Savile during his lifetime found mistakes were made by the police between 1964 and 2012.
# sex-abuse - Friday 22 February, 2013
Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s latest documentary explores how the Catholic Church protected child sex abusers across the world. Here, he discusses how power corrupted the institution – and may still cause its total downfall.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
Lawyers for 31 of the alleged victims of sexual abuse say they have taken the first steps in what could be a major legal action.
# sex-abuse - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
The Vatican’s new chief prosecutor said many of the cases date back to the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
# sex-abuse - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Cardinal Roger Mahony has been stripped of his administrative duties and court-ordered to release thousands of pages of confidential files on sexually abusive priests.
# sex-abuse - Friday 1 February, 2013
Papers were lodged with the High Court late Wednesday.
# sex-abuse - Monday 7 January, 2013
The 83-year-old former BBC presenter was charged in December after allegations were made to police.
# sex-abuse - Monday 10 December, 2012
The man, who has not been identified, is the sixth person arrested as part of the Scotland Yard investigation into sexual abuse in the 1970s.