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Former Dublin school rugby coach admits sexual abuse of 23 victims

Former Dublin school teacher and rugby coach John McClean (aged 75) pleaded guilty at the Circuit Criminal Court to 27 charges of indecent assault to young schoolboys between the period of September 1973 to June 1990. McClean admitted to sexually abusing 23 males from the school in the 1970s and...

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Brother accused of Sexual Abuse left in Africa

In 2012, Br. Aidan Clohessy in the St. John of God's Order was officially withdrawn from public ministry in Mzuzu, the third-largest city in Malawi after St John of God finally prompted a Gardaí investigation circling sexual abuse allegations made in 1998. Br. Aidan Clohessy returned to Dublin and...

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Scouting Ireland Abuse Report

Free Phone  (1800) 844 104 info@colemanlegal.ieA Report into The Alleged Cover-Up of Sexual Abuse in The Organisation was Published by Scouting Ireland on May 15th, 2020  The revelations were extremely damning, immediately leading to calls from victims and support groups for official action to be...

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29-year-old man on trial for sexual assault at crèche

A twenty-nine-year-old man who worked at a crèche in Leinster has pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexual assault that happened between February 2015 and December 2016. He is accused of sexually assaulting four young girls who were between the ages of five and eight years old at the time of the...

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