The State’s offer of out-of- court settlements to victims of child sexual abuse at school has been described as "an absolute disgrace" by survivor Louise O’Keeffe, who was forced to resort to the European courts in her own battle for justice.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Louise O’Keeffe deserves our respect, admiration, and congratulations, though she would prefer it had she never been obliged to make her cause, her decades-long fight against stone-walling officialdom, so very public.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011
FOR many parents, students and the general public, it sounds odd that the Minister for Education has no responsibility in law for the actions of the tens of thousands of teachers whose salaries he pays every year, and whose pensions he funds with taxpayers’ money.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2008
IT is “grossly utilitarian” to argue that the State as a matter of public policy should have no liability for the sexual abuse of children in national schools because this would lead to many other claims, the Supreme Court was told yesterday.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2008