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# scouts - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Expert appointed to assess governance and safeguarding at Scouting Ireland

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

# scouts - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

# scouts - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Former scout leader jailed for six-and-a-half years for sexual abuse of four boys

The now 67-year-old admitted molesting a number of young boys during an interview over 20 years ago.

# scouts - Thursday 28 February, 2019

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

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

# scouts - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The42 ‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’ Problems

‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’

Journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to The42 about his new book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’.

# scouts - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

From The42 The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League Virtual Reality

The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League

Director Miles Jacobson also spoke of how the game employs 1300 scouts in 51 countries.

# scouts - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

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

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

# scouts - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

# scouts - Thursday 14 May, 2015

# scouts - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo?

The Celbridge Scout group is holding a reunion to celebrate its 40th anniversary during the summer and is trying to contact as many former scouts and leaders as possible to bring them all together.

# scouts - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

US Boy Scouts maintain ban on gay members and leaders

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

# scouts - Friday 19 August, 2011

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison US

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison

Three men convicted of the killing of three 8-year-old boys in 1993 say they will continue to work to clear their names.