Hundreds of past child-protection case files are held at Scouting Ireland’s national office in Larch Hill, Tibradden, south county Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Locked away in Scouting Ireland’s national office in Larch Hill, Tibradden, south county Dublin, sit hundreds of past child-protection case files in a(...)

 Aoife Winterlich (14), from Walkinstown, Dublin 12, was on a weekend scout trip  on Sunday, December 6th, 2015, when she and fellow scout Philip Byrne were swept out to sea from rocks at Hook Head Lighthouse in Co Wexford.

A Coast Guard crew winching two scouts from the sea simultaneously when one fell had never performed the operation before, an inquest heard. Aoife W(...)

Aoife Winterlich from Walkinstown, Dublin, was 14 years old when she died after a scouting trip in December 2015.

The chief executive of Scouting Ireland will be called to give evidence at an inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl on a scout trip. Aoife Win(...)

Aoife Winterlich (14) died days after being swept to sea in 2015.

The decisions made by a winchman during a rescue operation in which a 14-year-old girl fell 45ft back into the sea as she was being lifted to a helico(...)

Aoife Winterlich (14) was swept into the sea off Hook Head in Wexford last December and again fell into the sea as rescuers attempted to bring on her board the Irish Coast Guard helicopter. She died in hospital five days later. File image: Bryan O’Brien.

No criminal charges will be brought in relation to the death of a 14-year-old girl scout from Dublin. Aoife Winterlich, from Walkinstown, Dublin 12,(...)

Aoife Winterlich fell into the sea as rescuers attempted to bring on her board the Irish Coast Guard helicopter. File image: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí have submitted a file to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) in relation to the death of a 14-year-old girl scout. Aoife Winterlich from (...)