This Christmas let us tell you about the importance of family, and share a story of courage……. Kathleen is a keen gardener, a great baker, a granny, and now the mother of a ...
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I AM ONE IN FOUR
I Am One in Four A must see photovoice exhibition One in Four would like to invite you to ‘I Am One in Four’ - an exhibition of photographs and words produced by people who have experien...
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What does Justice look like?
More often than not our clients tell us they are motivated to do something about the abuse they suffered in order to achieve justice. So what does that mean? In reality, what does that look like? We a...
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Leanne does 'The Great Dublin Bike Ride' for  One in Four
Leanne is doing the Great Dublin Bike Ride next weekend for One in Four. We had a little chat with her about it.. Let's start with your work, what makes working in One in Four so worthwhile?...
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Aine gives up her birthday for One in Four.
For many, Facebook has become a great way to remember friends’ and family birthdays, giving us the opportunity to wish them well on their special day. As well as the social media platform is a b...
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Want to help survivors by selling tickets in your Company for our Live Lottery?
Could you help change thousands of lives right here in Ireland by selling raffle tickets to friends, family or work colleagues, or perhaps buying tickets yourself? The Live Lottery is a raffle with a...
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The Garda Inspectorate Review of Garda responses to Child Sexual Abuse Deserves Much More Public Attention.
The Garda Inspectorate Review of Garda Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was issued at the end of February this year, just as snow storms began to blanket the country. As the country closed down for sev...
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Buen Camino Antoinette!
Antoinette has been working as a Psychotherapist in One in Four for ten years. On 1 st May she will take a week off her busy schedule to take part in The Camino De Santiago in aid of One in Four. We c...
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What are you planning to do two weeks before your birthday this year?
For many, Facebook has become a great way to remember friends’ and family birthdays and gives us the opportunity to wish them well on their special day.  As well as the social media platfo...
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ONE IN FOUR IS SADDENED BUT NOT SURPRISED BY THE PRIME TIME REVELATIONS ON SEXUAL ABUSE
At One in four, we are deeply saddened by the distressing accounts given by child sexual abuse survivors on Prime Time last night about their experience in foster care.  We are saddened but ...
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Does “Not Guilty” Mean That The Victim Has Lied?
The Belfast rape trial is over and “not guilty” verdicts have been returned on all counts against the accused. But the troubling issues raised by the trial have in no way been resolved. Be...
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Last year at One in Four our advocacy officers supported 31 people, all adult survivors of child sexual abuse, through trials in the Circuit Courts and in the Central Criminal Court. Of these, 3 sex o...
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What can we learn from the Fr. Malachy Scandal?
The media has been alive for the past few weeks in relation to the allegations of psychical and sexual against Fr Malachy Finnegan. Some allegations concern his time at St. Colman’s College Newr...
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Opinion Piece in The Irish Times
Our Executive Director Maeve Lewis wrote an opinion piece for the Irish Times. Click the link below to read it: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/high-profile-sex-offenders-use-prestige-to-acce...
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Darren O'Neill from Emerald Hunters Ireland and Maeve Lewis the Executive Director in One in Four both speak with Matt Cooper on Today FM's 'The Last Word'.
Listen here: Today FM Radio Interview Darren's group target sexual predators online by setting up decoy profiles using the pictures of a now grown up adult as a child to lure them in. They w...
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Walk in my Shoes with Our Head of Clinical
  On 13th October 2017, Eileen Finnegan our Clinical Director was interviewed by Shay Bryne on “ Walk in my shoes”: a pop-up radio station that is set up each year for World Mental H...
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One in Four welcomes the “Would You Believe” documentary on sex offenders, “Beyond Redemption?”, broadcast on RTE1.
Executive Director Maeve Lewis says “This is the beginning of an important national conversation on managing sex offenders in the community”. Research shows that one in four Irish children...
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DR GEOFFREY SHANNON’S FINDINGS OF CHILD PROTECTION IN HIS REPORT ON CHILDREN TO THE OIREACHTAS
One in Four today welcomes the publication of the Special Rapporteur on Children’s Report to the Oireachtas.  Dr Shannon’s Report is a wide-ranging review of the legal and admini...
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MAEVE LEWIS OUTLINES THE CASE FOR A NATIONAL ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE THE SCOURGE OF CHILD SEX ABUSE.
Maeve Lewis on 'The Truth about Child Sex Abuse' for EOLAS Magazine Read it here! Maeve Lewis a psychotherapist with over 20 years' experience in leadership in the area of sexual ab...
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DELIGHTED TO HAVE THE SUPPORT OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATOR TRISHA DERRY FOR OUR CHRISTMAS CARDS CAMPAIGN: A PRESENT FOR THE FUTURE.
One in Four is delighted to have the support the children’s book illustrator Trisha Derry for their 2017 Christmas Campaign: A Present for The Future. Trisha Deery is a cartoonist and illustrat...
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There was very good news on Tuesday that the contentious Criminal Justice (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015 had finally been passed by the Oireachtas.  The Bill had provoked strong opposition from some...
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