Christy Lynch

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 Christy Lynch, the South West Regional President of the charity, said while  he does not believe it was the man’s intention to spend the money on the race meeting, there had been reputational damage to St Vincent de Paul.

An “act of bravado” by a college student has seen a cheque he received from St Vincent de Paul to secure his college place being cancelled. The young(...)

The Garda is open to accusations that, particularly at senior level, some within still believe they enjoy an immunity unique in Irish life. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Forty years ago, on St Valentine’s Day 1977, this newspaper broke the story of a “heavy gang” within the Garda whose role was to “assist” suspects in (...)

Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath is to bring a memo to Cabinet this morning outlining the progress made in establishing a statutory inquiry into the allegations surrounding the so-called ‘Grace’ case.

The Government is to consider expanding a commission of investigation examining abuse allegations at a “foster home” in the southeast to similar cases(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for Primary and Social Care Kathleen Lynch: will address national summit for disabilities at which measures to tackle alleged abuse at Áras Attracta will be outlined.    Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive is expected to pause its inquiry into the Áras Attracta care home scandal until after An Garda Síochána completes its in(...)

The Áras Attracta residential facility in Swinford. Photograph: Google StreetView

The Health Service Executive has appointed two chairmen to lead two separate investigations into allegations of serious mistreatment of residents at a(...)