Former rugby coach John McClean  leaves  court. Photograph: Collins Courts

In changing rooms, his private office, and empty classrooms, former Terenure College teacher and rugby coach John McClean for decades abused his posit(...)

John McClean of Casimir Avenue, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Thursday. Photograph: Laura Hutton

A former teacher and rugby coach at Terenure College has been sentenced to eight years in prison over the abuse of 23 schoolboys. On Thursday, John M(...)

Former principal of Gonzaga College Patrick Potts was due to go on trial charged with three counts of indecent assault and two counts of gross indecency when vice-principal of Greendale Community School in Kilbarrack, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Gonzaga College in Dublin has described sex abuse allegations against a former headmaster as “deeply disturbing” and asked any victims to make contact(...)

Former rugby coach John McClean, of Casimir Avenue, Harold’s Cross, Dublin,  pleaded guilty on Monday to 27 charges of indecently assault at Terenure College in Dublin on dates between 1973 and 1990. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A private school where a former rugby coach sexually abused 23 schoolboys in the 1970s and 1980s has apologised “unreservedly to the victims and survi(...)

5 Casimir Avenue, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W

5 Casimir Avenue, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W An Edwardian three-bedroom terraced redbrick in a popular location. There is around 122 sq m of of living(...)