European Court finds State liable for sexual abuse in Cork case

UPDATE: Cork woman Louise O’Keeffe has won her case in the European Court of Human Rights where she was fighting for the Irish State to be held liable for sexual abuse she suffered in National School in the 1970s.

28th January, 2014

Cork woman Louise O’Keeffe has won her case in the European Court of Human Rights where she was fighting for the Irish State to be held liable for sexual abuse she suffered in National School in the 1970s.

The court found that the Irish State had failed to meet its obligation to protect Ms O’Keeffe from the sexual abuse to which she had been subjected in 1973 whilst a pupil in Dunderrow National...

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