Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Vincent and Tim are specialist lawyers in the area of sexual abuse and harassment, having dealt with a large amount of cases in recent years involving clerical sexual abuse; the fall out from the Murphy Report, Ryan Report, Ferns Report and most recently the Cloyne...

Concerns Rise Over New Church Abuse Audits

Many T.D’s including Fianna Fail’s spokesman for children, Charlie McConalogue, are speaking out and calling for official enquiries following disturbing revelations yesterday. Six audits that were published by the National Board for the Safeguarding of...

Catholic Church – Liable for Abuse by Priests

In a recent English court case a Judge held that the Catholic Church and Senior Bishops can be held legally responsible for sexual abuse by priests. A decision was given in favour of a 47 year old woman who claims that she was sexually assaulted as a child by a...

Parishes asked to sell houses and fund diocese abuse bill

PARISH priests in a scandal-hit diocese have been told to draw up a list of properties that can be sold to raise funds for child-abuse compensation. The Irish Independent has learned that the Diocese of Cloyne in Cork is making the move in a desperate bid to shore up...