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Zappone’s department shelves inquiry into child abuse case

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

17th March, 2019

An inquiry into what has been described as one of the biggest alleged paedophile rings in the history of the state has been quietly shelved, with the Department of Children saying there are no plans to reinstate it in the near future.

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone commissioned an independent inquiry a year ago after it emerged that there had been multiple arrests in the course of a child abuse investigation in the Limerick-Tipperary area,...

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