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Cardinal Sean Brady was one of three priests who failed to report allegations of sex abuse by Fr Brendan Smyth to gardaí, it has been revealed. The victims m...

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Comment by Andrew Brennan on December 10, 2011 at 16:04

Brady, Connell, Drennan, Ratzinger et al still don't get it. They facilitated abuser in their own ranks. Brady's so-called 'investigations' in 1975 concerning Smyth actually enabled Smyth to continue his reign of terror for another 18 years. It can be argued that Brady's 'investigations' actually cleared Smyth.

Brady must go and all the files relating to the Smyth 'investigations' must be released. Brady's 1975 'detective work' took place only yards from Dundalk Garda Station.

Comment by jack colleton on December 11, 2011 at 1:19

all political partys must be on the side of the victims not the abusers!

Comment by jack colleton on March 18, 2012 at 12:00

which political partys in Ireland are not funded by the church?

Comment by charles s brennan on September 2, 2013 at 18:58

the government is as much to blame for not checking out the industrial schools they must take the blame also


Comment by jack colleton on September 2, 2013 at 19:56

yes indeed and the opposition (at any time) must show good account of it's actions to prevent the abuse 

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