Extern  works with at-risk children, provides addiction and homelessness services, and runs Garda youth diversion projects.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A man who sexually abused a vulnerable juvenile in youth work charity Extern two years ago was hired despite a previous conviction for aggravated assa(...)

The registered head office of charity Extern  in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

During an introductory meeting in August last year, the new interim chief executive of Extern, a charity which works with vulnerable young people in t(...)

 The  head office of charity Extern at Monread Leisure and Commercial Centre, Monread Avenue, Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

An organisation working with vulnerable young people “concealed” the sexual abuse of a teenager by one of its staff members from Tusla, the State’s ch(...)