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[Independent.ie] , Schiller, Robin Drunken abuse of children 'a crisis'. (29 Jun 2017)

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Violence against young people by parents abusing alcohol has been described as a "national crisis" by the author of an audit on child protection within the State. Dr Geoffrey Shannon, the Government's special rapporteur on child protection, said there is a "prevalence" of domestic abuse in Irish homes.......

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