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Abuse survivors Colin Power, Jason Clancy, Kevin Keating and Barry Murphy. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Survivors of sexual abuse by sports coach Bill Kenneally have questioned how he could have been allowed remain unaccountable for his abuse for almost(...)

The judge directed that the Child and Family agency be served with notice of the leave application.

A High Court judge has directed an urgent hearing of a mother’s application aimed at having the Child and Family Agency (CFA) take her 16-year-old dau(...)

Liam Adams at Laganside Courts. The 58-year-old denies abusing his daughter Áine.

The jury in the trial of Liam Adams, who is charged with the sexual abuse of his daughter Áine, yesterday heard the final charge from the judge and fi(...)

Hugh Connor, Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland, speaking at a press briefing on child sex abuse in Belfast yesterday. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The PSNI has made more than 30 arrests and charged a number of people in connection with a major investigation of alleged sex abuse of vulnerable youn(...)

Gardaí have so far been in  contact with over 30 men in addition to the 12 who have made a complaint.

Gardaí in Waterford have this morning arrested a sports coach in the city for questioning about allegations that he abused over 30 boys in the 1970(...)