Findings from the ongoing review, including indications that crimes were covered up, were outlined in a briefing note sent to Minister for Children Katherine Zappone. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A review of alleged historic child abuse at Scouting Ireland has indicated that files related to some cases went missing and that some scout leaders a(...)

The figures were outlined in a briefing note sent by Scouting Ireland to members of the Oireachtas committee on children and youth affairs.

Forty former scout leaders accused of child sex abuse are alleged to have molested multiple victims, internal figures from Scouting Ireland show. Th(...)

Scouting Ireland’s headquarters at Larch Hill in Dublin.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Scouting Ireland has identified more than 300 victims of alleged child sexual abuse, amid emerging evidence that abuse was “covered up” in the youth o(...)