PADRAIC MURPHY, SHANNON DEERY HERALD SUN MARCH 27, 2015
A FORMER Christian Brother was told to “rot in hell” as he was removed from court today to start a fresh sentence for appallingly brazen sex attacks on students.
Ted Bales — who changed his name from Edward Dowlan to hide his true identity — was ordered to serve at least three years for assaulting more than 20 students, some of whom were as young as eight.
As he was led from court, one victim shouted: “Dog”, while another said: “Rot in hell.”
Several victims also stared at Bales throughout the sentencing as the 65-year-old sat slumped in the dock.
County Court judge Richard Smith described Bales’ offending as “brazen” and a gross breach of trust.
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