Elaine Byrne on Humphries

Elaine Byrne on Humphries
Former sports journalist Tom Humphries pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to six counts of abuse of a girl under the age of 17 Picture: Collins Courts

Because he was not his young victim’s coach, Tom Humphries was not prosecuted on the basis of his authority over her. But authority comes from more than carrying out a narrowly defined role

Do not dehumanise Tom Humphries

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