Whistleblower at centre of sex abuse scandal not contacted by Gardai


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A Donegal Deputy says Gardai have not yet contacted the whistleblower as part of their investigation into sexual abuse at Ard Greine Court and Sean O'Hare Unit at St.Josephs hospital in Stranorlar.

Parts of the report that have been leaked to the public revealed that over 100 instances of "sustained sexual abuse" occurred over a period of 13 years.

A Garda investigation into the report's contents concluded over the Bank Holiday Weekend, but it's now believed that they are seeking legal advice regarding its publication.

Deputy Thomas Pringle, who is urgently calling for the report to be published, believes all organisations involved in the case need to look at how they dealt with the matter: