Saturday January 25, 2020

Why were Scouting Ireland files locked away for so long?

This organisation came into being 14 years ago. Being generous, the two groups combining to work together would have needed time to sort themselves into a new body. But 14 years seems excessive

22nd November, 2018
'Dark week' for Irish scouting movement

Hearing people in Wicklow this week expressing concern and fear about what 100 immigrants might do if they come to live, as refugees, in the town’s Grand Hotel next month was shocking. Shocking in its own right as it reveals the easy racism in our midst, a racism without justification or evidence.

As of yet, there are no names and no faces, either of perpetrators or victims, but the story is no less shocking....

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