Ferry abuse: Foróige confirm that Ferry worked as a volunteer

The youth organisation Foróige has confirmed that Michael Ferry worked as a volunteer at one of its clubs.

Foróige said Ferry, worked with children for the organisation in Co Donegal between 1984 and 1987.

A spokeswoman said the group had been contacted by both the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the gardaí to make them aware of the revelations.

The spokeswoman went to say that Foróige wishes to assure the public that child protection is a priority for the organisation.