Larch Hill

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An ongoing review of historic abuse has now uncovered 317 alleged victims of child sex abuse, and 212 perpetrators alleged to have abused children in the organisation

Scouting Ireland is considering a range of emergency financial measures, including the sale of scout dens, to meet the cost of a deepening historic ch(...)

The organisation said there has been “little interest” in the position of full-time safeguarding manager in a recent statement

Scouting Ireland has delayed recruiting a full-time safeguarding manager to oversee child protection due to funding difficulties following a controver(...)

Scouting Ireland estimates it has two months before funding runs out, after Minister for Children Katherine Zappone suspended  finance in April, following the organisation’s handling of a rape allegation.

Scouting Ireland has warned it will be forced to place all its 34 staff on protective notice in the coming days, as the organisation faces a funding c(...)

Scout camp. Gardaí are investigating a scout leader who allegedly abused a 12-year-old boy on a camping trip more than three years ago. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Scouting Ireland has said it was “unaware” that an active male leader was the subject of a Garda investigation into alleged child sexual abuse. In (...)

Larch Hill in south Co Dublin. The alleged abuse took place during a camping trip here in 2014. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A file has been sent by the Garda Síochana to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) over an alleged case of child sexual abuse during a scout camp(...)