The Larry Nassar scandal in the States has been rolling on for quite a while, and even though it ostensibly came to some kind of conclusion last week, the aftershocks continue to ripple outwards.
Proposed new laws to ban paedophiles and sex offenders from foreign travel are to be unveiled in the new year.
CATHOLIC priests are no more likely to abuse minors than men of any other profession. They are no more likely to abuse minors than priests of any other denomination. They are slightly less likely to abuse minors than teachers.
Few sports in this country owe as much to one athlete in recent years as swimming does to Gráinne Murphy.
A US CHILD protection chief has criticised the Government and the Garda for not accepting professional assistance on tackling child abuse.
A US child-protection group is campaigning for the deportation of an Irish swimming coach who fled to the US in 1994 after a number of sex abuse charges against him were dropped.
CONVICTED paedophile Derry O’Rourke is living in Co Cavan, it emerged yesterday.
VICTIMS of paedophile swimming coach Derry O’Rourke were left in anger and despair yesterday as their abuser walked free from jail with no obligation to notify gardaí of his whereabouts for the next seven days.
IT is astonishing that three of the leading figures in Irish swimming during the 1980s were sinister criminals and predatory paedophiles.
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