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Scouts boss contract in limbo as scandals grow

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

3rd March, 2019

Scouting Ireland’s chief executive John Lawlor has had his contract temporarily extended for a number of months and remains involved in discussions about a longer extension, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

Lawlor’s contract extension negotiations come amid growing concerns about child safeguarding issues within Scouting Ireland (SI). Last week, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone revealed in the Dáil the contents of a letter to the scouts from Tusla, the child and family...

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