Bishop ‘deeply saddened’ innocent child endured abuse

Yesterday in Letterkenny Circuit Court, a former priest of the Diocese of Raphoe, was sentenced to two years imprisonment for the sexual abuse of a minor in 1985. He was a priest in the diocese from 1976 and was removed from ministry immediately on reception of the complaint in 1998. The Gardai and HSE/ Tulsa […]

Retired Garda highlights national abuse scandal

A letter to the Donegal News from Christy Galligan, retired. Garda Sergeant “The recent Court cases involving attacks on the elderly shows that we need to adopt a more caring and protective attitude when it comes to our most vulnerable in Society. “We have seen the attack by a person just released from prison on […]


Gweedore abuse report now available to victims

THE Child and Family Agency who took over the protection of children from the HSE have now stated that the report into the handling of the aftermath of paedophile Michael Ferry’s 2002 conviction will be made available to victims.