Friday June 5, 2020

Charities watchdog appoints 5 new trustees to board of Console

High Court grants injunctions preventing ex CEO Paul Kelly from accessing bank accounts

30th June, 2016
Former Console CEO Paul Kelly Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Charities Regulator has appointed five new trustees to the board of troubled suicide prevention charity Console.

It follows a meeting between the body and the charity following claims made by the RTÉ Investigations Unit about Console and its founder Paul Kelly.

The programme raised concerns about the governance of the charity and a HSE draft report detailing financial mismanagement and alleged fraud.

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