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Gold Medal for Best Overall Article 2024

The Gold Medal for Best Overall Article was awarded to Aoife Muckian for "Retrospective Disclosures of Child Sexual Abuse by Adults Accessing Therapy: A Law in Uncertainty?" [2024] 23 COLR 1

In this article Aoife Muckian discusses the issues associated with mandatory reporting of child abuse and the access to therapy when disclosing historical child abuse in light of McGrath v HSE [2023] IECA 293 and potential uncertainty in the state of the law as a result. She considers what legislative change could be required to ensure survivors can access the benefit of therapy.

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