18 priests in Diocese of Limerick accused of abuse, report reveals
on 05/09/2012 12:15:33
The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland report said that 34 claims were reported to gardaí, while 41 were brought to the attention of health boards.
None of the priests in the Diocese have been convicted of having committed an offence against a child, since 1975.
Allegations, relating to a past ministry, have been made against one priest who does not serve in the diocese of Limerick, but who lives there.
The report has made 12 recommendations in relation to the diocese.