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# scouting-ireland - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'
# Report
# Report

Scouting Ireland: Report on abuse finds 'cover up' and 'cronyism'

Updated May 14th 2020, 7:38 PM 31,736 Views 45 Comments

The report by Ian Elliott was published today.

# scouting-ireland - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Expert appointed to assess governance and safeguarding at Scouting Ireland
# Brigid Mcmanus
# Brigid Mcmanus

Expert appointed to assess governance and safeguarding at Scouting Ireland

Mar 10th 2020, 4:10 PM 8,054 Views 1 Comment

The review is expected to be completed in April this year.

# scouting-ireland - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Man arrested in connection with Scouting Ireland allegations released without charge
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested in connection with Scouting Ireland allegations released without charge

Feb 15th 2020, 9:07 AM 12,492 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that a file will be prepared for the DPP.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 14 February, 2020

Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims
# Arrest
# Arrest

Scouting Ireland arrest: Gardaí believe there are more than 20 alleged sexual abuse victims

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 6:27 PM 44,409 Views 0 Comments

A number of properties were also searched by officers.

# scouting-ireland - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland

Dec 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,335 Views 8 Comments

Early drafts of a letter that caused a row between the agency and Scouting Ireland contained stronger criticism of the organisation than the final version.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Scouting Ireland 'not opposed' to public inquiry into sexual abuse
# Apology
# Apology

Scouting Ireland 'not opposed' to public inquiry into sexual abuse

Dec 4th 2019, 1:07 PM 6,611 Views 15 Comments

The leaders of Scouting Ireland apolgoised again to victims of abuse.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

Scouting Ireland announces organiser of Pope Francis visit as new CEO
# Anne Griffin
# Anne Griffin

Scouting Ireland announces organiser of Pope Francis visit as new CEO

Oct 11th 2019, 8:16 PM 17,049 Views 30 Comments

Anne Griffin will take over from Dr John Lawlor, who has headed the organisation since 2012.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
# Overnight Trips
# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,788 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 1 March, 2019

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Mar 1st 2019, 12:04 PM 22,991 Views 17 Comments

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.

# scouting-ireland - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips

Feb 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 17,115 Views 39 Comments

Scouting Ireland says these concerns were never raised with the organisation.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Parents told to ensure no overnight Scouting Ireland trips go ahead without safe number of supervisors
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

Parents told to ensure no overnight Scouting Ireland trips go ahead without safe number of supervisors

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 7:06 PM 33,279 Views 63 Comments

Tusla says an ‘immediate review’ of the current standards around the supervision of children should be undertaken.

# scouting-ireland - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Zappone confirms over 200 alleged abusers now identified in Scouting Ireland probe
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Zappone confirms over 200 alleged abusers now identified in Scouting Ireland probe

Dec 11th 2018, 4:15 PM 18,453 Views 34 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone said it’s likely the numbers could increase again.

# scouting-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Opinion: We need to change Irish culture to lift the lid on child abuse
# Column
# Column

Opinion: We need to change Irish culture to lift the lid on child abuse

Nov 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,454 Views 31 Comments

The Scouting Ireland scandal reminds us that more than 90% of child sex abusers are known to their victims and predators are experts at blending in, writes child protection expert, Shane Dunphy.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Scouting Ireland receives 80 phone calls from people identifying as victims
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

Scouting Ireland receives 80 phone calls from people identifying as victims

Nov 28th 2018, 8:47 PM 12,243 Views 27 Comments

71 alleged abusers and 108 alleged victims were identified by the organisation last week following a historic review.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tusla sets up helpline in wake of reports of 71 alleged abusers in Scouting Ireland review
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

Tusla sets up helpline in wake of reports of 71 alleged abusers in Scouting Ireland review

Nov 23rd 2018, 8:16 PM 9,509 Views 21 Comments

It comes after Minister Katherine Zappone revealed the findings earlier this week.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Scouting Ireland review finds historical evidence of 71 alleged abusers
# Katherine Zappone
# Katherine Zappone

Scouting Ireland review finds historical evidence of 71 alleged abusers

Updated Nov 21st 2018, 11:05 AM 21,018 Views 28 Comments

Most cases dated between the 1960s and 1980s, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said.

# scouting-ireland - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Scouting Ireland elects new board and votes for new governance structures
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

Scouting Ireland elects new board and votes for new governance structures

Oct 7th 2018, 10:09 AM 13,866 Views 7 Comments

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said last month that Scouting Ireland funding was to be suspended.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 28 September, 2018

'How we did things in the past is no longer fit for purpose': Scouting Ireland responds to funding suspension
# Funding
# Funding

'How we did things in the past is no longer fit for purpose': Scouting Ireland responds to funding suspension

Sep 28th 2018, 7:50 AM 20,227 Views 22 Comments

The group has said there is an appetite for change to its practices.

# scouting-ireland - Thursday 27 September, 2018

State funding for Scouting Ireland suspended after chief scout reinstated
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

State funding for Scouting Ireland suspended after chief scout reinstated

Sep 27th 2018, 5:48 PM 39,773 Views 54 Comments

Funding will be suspended as long as the current Board of Directors remains in place.

# scouting-ireland - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Deep-rooted culture of mistrust': Scouting Ireland board to step down over handling of rape allegation
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

'Deep-rooted culture of mistrust': Scouting Ireland board to step down over handling of rape allegation

Jun 25th 2018, 1:28 PM 21,244 Views 20 Comments

The government will, however, restore funding for three months.

# scouting-ireland - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues
# John Lawlor
# John Lawlor

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues

Apr 24th 2018, 10:03 AM 18,892 Views 0 Comments

It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.

# scouting-ireland - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Scouting Ireland head to step aside amidst investigation into handling of alleged sexual assault
# Gone
# Gone

Scouting Ireland head to step aside amidst investigation into handling of alleged sexual assault

Apr 19th 2018, 4:52 PM 14,237 Views 21 Comments

Speaking in the Dáil, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone re-confirmed her decision to withhold further funding to the organisation.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 13 April, 2018

Scouting Ireland's State funding frozen over governance concerns following rape allegation
# Allegations
# Allegations

Scouting Ireland's State funding frozen over governance concerns following rape allegation

Apr 13th 2018, 4:55 PM 27,415 Views 58 Comments

The funding freeze comes after a man in the organisation was reinstated, without garda vetting, despite a rape allegation being made against him.

# scouting-ireland - Friday 23 February, 2018

Scouting Ireland seeks to reassure its members after child safety procedures criticised
# Childrens Safety
# Childrens Safety

Scouting Ireland seeks to reassure its members after child safety procedures criticised

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:41 PM 15,625 Views 0 Comments

It’s been reported that the Children Minister has requested the report that criticised the organisation’s child safety procedures.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey
# Scouts Abroad
# Scouts Abroad

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey

Jul 13th 2016, 7:13 PM 47,467 Views 34 Comments

Scouts Sean Thompson and Millie Powell have been hailed as heroes after rescuing a 14-year-old.

# scouting-ireland - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders
# Scouts
# Scouts

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

Jul 18th 2012, 1:09 PM 4,870 Views 73 Comments

The Boy Scouts of America have cited the support of the ‘vast majority of parents of the youth we serve’.