Castleisland Man Takes on Scouting Ireland Abuse Cases

Castleisland native and Dublin based solicitor, Daniel O’Connell. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Today’s report in The Irish Times by Jack Power makes anything but pleasant reading.

But that’s not Power’s fault. It’s turned by the subject matter and the brutal treatment of children at the hands and evil minds of those they thought they could trust.

Abuse Cases

Castleisland native, and a man with a historically significant name, Daniel O’Connell is a solicitor with Coleman Legal Partners.

This is a firm which specialises in abuse cases and Daniel O’Connell has taken on the mounting abuse case load against Scouting Ireland.

In the course of The Irish Times report, O’Connell paints a grim picture of his findings as he delves into his brief and uncovers the most heinous crimes of child sexual abuse – some a couple of decades old.

Ireland’s Dark Side

It is not pleasant reading but its part of the dark side of the Ireland we thought belonged to the saints and the scholars.

The link to the article is as follows

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