The Shame of Ireland

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September 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Auction of industrial school papers criticised

The Irish Times - Saturday, September 24, 2011

 

PATSY McGARRY, Religious Affairs Correspondent

THE PLANNED auction of detention orders, birth certificates and other documents relating to the committal of three children to a Cork industrial school a century ago has been strongly criticised by abuse survivor and Aislinn founder, Christine Buckley.

The documents, being auctioned in Dublin today by Whyte’s, refer to Mary O’Connor (6) of…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 25, 2011 at 18:26 — 2 Comments

Report highlights fury at society's silence over clerical child-abuse

A new study on the child-sex scandals shows as much anger for society as the State, writes Maeve Sheehan

Sunday September 25 2011

AN ambitious study of the clerical child-abuse scandals in Ireland by Amnesty International suggests that people are as angry with society as they are the State over the institutional abuse of children.

The study, commissioned by Amnesty International Ireland, finds that while 83 per cent of those…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 25, 2011 at 16:43 — 2 Comments

Less than 5% of sex offenders convicted in Ireland

Less than 5% of sex offenders convicted in Ireland

One in Four's Maeve Lewis at the publication of the report yesteray.
One in Four's Maeve Lewis at the publication of the report yesteray.
Image: Photocall Ireland

CRIMINAL TRIALS IN sex abuse cases only serve to re-traumatise the victims, says advocacy group One in Four.

“It is not uncommon that procedural requirements, such as…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 18, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments

Five fresh claims of child sex abuse at Carrignavar school

By Claire O’Sullivan and Sean O’Riordan

Thursday, September 01, 2011

FIVE new allegations of child sexual abuse at a Cork school were received by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in the past month, according to the order.

The complaints were all lodged since Senator Mark Daly used Seanad privilege in July to disclose how the order had failed to properly supervise Fr Donnacha Mac Carthaigh, former principal of the Sacred Heart College in…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 4, 2011 at 18:26 — No Comments

Garda probe of child abuse set to shock

By MAEVE SHEEHAN

Sunday September 04 2011

A NATIONAL audit by gardai of clerical sex abuse is expected to reveal a huge volume of complaints against priests dating back 80 years when it is completed within months.

VATICAN RESPONSE BELOW ANALYSIS PAGE 10

The audit is being conducted by the gardai's sexual crime unit, in conjunction with the Health…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 4, 2011 at 17:52 — No Comments

Clerical sex abuse involves 'tiny' minority

The Irish Times - Saturday, September 3, 2011

LOUISE ROSEINGRAVE

CLERICAL SEXUAL abuse needs to be reported on in correct proportion to the “tiny” minority of the population affected, delegates at a child protection lecture heard yesterday.

Addressing media coverage of child protection services, Dr Helen Buckley, senior lecturer in the school of social work and social policy in Trinity…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 4, 2011 at 17:47 — 1 Comment

Confessional secrets

The Irish Times - Thursday, September 1, 2011

A FORMER Catholic priest in Queensland, Australia, went to confession more than 1,500 times to admit sexually abusing boys. He was told to go home and pray. In a 2003 affidavit, then 68-year-old Michael Joseph McArdle, who was jailed for six years in October of that year, claimed to have made confession about his paedophile activities to about 30 priests over a 25-year…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 4, 2011 at 16:41 — No Comments

Open verdict on death in 1947

The Irish Times - Saturday, September 3, 2011

AN OPEN verdict was recorded yesterday at an inquest into the death of a 15-year-old girl in 1947.

Mary-Anne Boyle, who was in care in St Joseph’s home, run by the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, on Tivoli Road, Dún Laoghaire, died in St Michael’s Hospital, Dún Laoghaire on December 26th,…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 4, 2011 at 16:33 — No Comments

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