November 6

Abuse of Power- Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Abuse of Power- Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment is defined as “any form of unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature which has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity and creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the person”- s.14A(7) Employment Equality Act 1998-2015..

December 1

Alleged assault at Dublin boarding school investigated

An investigation is under way into an alleged assault that took place in the Lucan area last Thursday 24th November. This has been confirmed by Gardai. It has been reported that eight pupils have been suspended following an alleged incident at King’s Hospital School in Palmerstown. This follows a claim that a 13 year old.

October 18

Kincora Boys’ Home – NI abuse survivors compensation ‘could reach €30m’

Kincora Boys’ Home – NI abuse survivors compensation ‘could reach €30m’ Campaigners have warned that the bill for compensation of child abuse survivors in Northern Ireland could reach €30 million. The number of victims that could be eligible to make claims over their treatment in institutions from 1922-1995 amounts to more than 520 people, including.

July 25

HSE aware of ‘Mary’ case much sooner than first admitted

HSE aware of ‘Mary’ case much sooner than first admitted It has recently been discovered by RTE’s investigative programme ‘This Week’ that the HSE were aware of the ‘Mary’ case involving a young woman with intellectual disabilities that was deemed to be at risk, much earlier than first reported. ‘Mary’ was left in a foster.