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Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

That’s according to a new report published today.


Added by Barbie on August 2, 2019 at 18:00 — 3 Comments

Oireachtas committee likely to request independent investigation into Caranua

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 07:14 PM

By Niall Murray

A State body's dealings with the institutional child abuse victims it was set up to provide support for is to be the subject of an Oireachtas committee request for an independent investigation.

Despite assurances from…


Added by Barbie on November 16, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

'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.


Added by Barbie on October 10, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Non-Freedom Of Information Disclosure Log

Last update of the Disclosure Log was in 2016

Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:54 — No Comments

Caranua Where's the Financial and Appeals Report for 2017/18?

There has been no financial statement or appeals reports updated on the Caranua website since 2016?

Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:50 — No Comments

Appointments to the Board of Caranua is advertising appointments to the Board of Caranua. Please note you can apply to this, you do not need to be nominated. To be…


Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:30 — 4 Comments

Abuse support group One In Four raises funds to tackle rise in calls

21/08/2018 - 05:08:00


By Noel Baker


Social Affairs correspondent…


Added by Barbie on August 23, 2018 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

€8.5m funding shortfall for abuse victims


Added by Barbie on August 2, 2018 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Caranua survivors fund criticised again

Caranua was set up to run a fund for survivors of institutional abuse GETTY IMAGES

Money owed to survivors of institutional abuse may not have been used for its “intended” purpose because of poor financial control at a state agency for…


Added by Barbie on July 17, 2018 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

‘Mistreatment of survivors’ of institutional abuse a ‘greater national shame’

‘Caranua failed. As a former board member I can state this with the utmost truth and confidence’

Thu, Jun 21, 2018, 19:22

Kitty Holland 


Caranua was established in 2012 to…


Added by Barbie on June 24, 2018 at 20:00 — 8 Comments

Ireland: UN human rights expert calls for national strategy to protect children from sexual violence

GENEVA (21 May 2018) – Legal advancements in Ireland that aim to put children first should be accompanied by a national strategy to prevent and respond to sexual violence against minors, says the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio. 

She also called for justice and redress for those who suffered…


Added by Barbie on June 13, 2018 at 21:30 — 6 Comments


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