Marie Keenan

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 ‘Why are women still required to prove the existence of a phenomenon that we all know is endemic?’ File photograph: Getty Images

This is another article about sexual harassment. You know by now how it will go. I will share the details of my small degradations in order to convinc(...)

Domestic abuse: one of the three areas where extra care is needed with restorative justice

The case of John Carvin, a 45-year-old man from Swords, Co Dublin who sexually abused his brother’s stepdaughter, was depressingly unremarkable for th(...)

Auxillary Bishop of Dublin Eamonn Walsh: “Integrity is something with steely courage and love that we all associate with Dermot O’Mahony. And goodness cannot be destroyed.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin Dermot O’Mahony had been scapegoated after the 2009 Murphy commission report into clerical child abuse in the Dublin archd(...)

Facing Forward report says: “Victims recognise very quickly that an adversarial criminal justice system reduces them to being a witness for the State and gives them very little opportunity to explain the impact of the abuse on their lives.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A restorative justice system to enable victims to meet offenders should be introduced in cases of sexual violence, a new report recommends.The study,(...)