The executive summary of the Brandon report finds at least 18 vulnerable residents, many of them non-verbal, were subjected to at least 108 incidents of abuse by another resident, at the Ard Greine Court complex in Stranorlar between 2003 and 2016. Photograph: Joe Dunne

Publication of the summary of the ‘Brandon’ report, into the sexual abuse of intellectually disabled adults at a HSE-run centre in Co Donegal, was an (...)

The disability services centre at Ard Greine Court, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

The 11-page executive summary of the “Brandon” report into sustained sexual abuse of intellectually disabled residents at a HSE-run disability centre (...)

The abuse by ’Brandon’ at Ard Gréine Court included sexual touching inside and outside other residents’ clothing, entering bedrooms at night, and masturbating in the presence of others. Photograph: Joe Dunne

Residents at a HSE-run disability centre in Co Donegal, where upwards of 108 incidents of sexual assaults were perpetrated on intellectually disabled (...)

‘Brandon’ was moved from the HSE-run Ard Gréine Court complex in in Stranorlar, to Brentwood Manor in Convoy, in May 2016

The Government is “keen to see” the full Brandon report published but the HSE “has taken a view that this can’t be done”, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has sa(...)

The disability services centre at Ard Greine Court, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Photograph:   Joe Dunne

The executive summary of the “Brandon” report into prolonged sexual abuse of intellectually disabled residents at a HSE-run disability centre in Doneg(...)

The disability services centre at Ard Greíne Court, Stranorlar, Co Donegal: The abuse was perpetrated by another resident, now deceased, given the pseudonym ‘Brandon’.  Photograph: Joe Dunne

A stand-off between gardaí and the HSE is continuing to delay publication of an investigation into prolonged sexual abuse of at least 18 intellectuall(...)

Donegal TD Thomas Pringle outside the disability services centre at Ard Greine Court, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) was provided with the names of victims of sexual abuse at a HSE-run disability centre in Co Donega(...)

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says a ‘properly empowered’ independent inspection system might have prevented the alleged abuse of upwards of 18 intellectually disabled residents, over at least 13 years at the Sean O’Hare unit in St Joseph’s hospital and the Ard Gréine Court complex at Stranorlar (pictured above). Photograph: Joe Dunne.

Prolonged sexual abuse at a HSE-run disability centre in Donegal “could and should have been prevented” with a “properly empowered” independent inspec(...)

None of the victims’ families were told about the abuse at Ard Gréine Court in Stranorlar until December 2018, by which time at least one of the victims had died. Photograph: Joe Dunne

A Garda investigation into prolonged sexual abuse at a HSE-run disability centre in Co Donegal has closed, potentially clearing the way for publicatio(...)

The disability services centre at Ard Greíne Court, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

The opening in 2008 of Ard Greíne Court, a campus of seven bungalows for up to 40 intellectually disabled adults, in Stranorlar, Co Donegal, was greet(...)

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