Bishop of Raphoe says any moves to protect children welcome

The Bishop of Raphoe has said that he would welcome an audit or any intervention which would help ensure the safety of children.

Dr Bishop Boyce was speaking as It emerged that one of the priests identified as a serial abuser in the Murphy Report served for a period in the Diocese of Raphoe.

Patrick Maguire, a member of the Columban Fathers, has served prison sentences for child sex abuse in Ireland and the UK.

He had served in the Diocese of Raphoe in 1974 and 1975.

Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show Dr Philip Boyce said any move to protect children would be welcome: