Victims of Ireland’s worst paedophile were told yesterday that an inquiry promised last year into claims the State covered up the horrific abuse, has been shelved.
They had hoped the probe would finally expose the organisations which knew - but did nothing about - the decades-long torture they suffered at the hands of depraved basketball coach Bill Kenneally.
But Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said it can not proceed because of fresh allegations against the jailed pervert.
One brave victim, Jason Clancy, 47, told The Mirror that neither he nor fellow survivors were told about the decision and learned about it through the media.
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During his four years of hell in the 1980s, warped Kenneally blindfolded him, tied him to trees and sexually tortured him.
He said: “This is the biggest kick we have ever felt.