Christy McCann was re-elected as Scouting Ireland’s chief scout last Saturday. His second term lasted less than a week. On Thursday, he stepped aside.
McCann had become a lightning rod for national criticism over the organisation’s handling of a litany of sexual abuse allegations, not least the revelation that a man who had allegedly raped a woman on a scout camp had not only been reinstated without being vetted – despite gardai recommending...
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