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Written Answers. - Child Sexual Abuse Investigation.

Wednesday, 8 May 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 465 No. 1

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 160. Mr. E. Byrne Information on Eric J. Byrne Zoom on Eric J. Byrne  asked the Minister for Justice Information on Nora Owen Zoom on Nora Owen  whether her Department is continuing to investigate reports of child sexual abuse (details supplied) in County Wexford; whether a Detective Superintendent has been assigned to investigate all aspects of this matter; when a report will be complied; and if she intends to make this report public. [9101/96]

Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): Information on Nora Owen Zoom on Nora Owen It is not the practice for the Minister for Justice to make statements to the House about the progress or detail of individual Garda investigations.

All I propose to say in this case is that I have been informed by the Garda authorities that their investigation is ongoing.

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