Midlands Priest Faces Extradition over Child Sex Abuse

Midlands 103
January 5, 2012

An Midlands Priest is expected to be extradited back to Ireland later.

Fr Peter Kennedy is facing allegations of Child Sex abuse dating between the 1960s to 1980s.

72 year old Fr Kennedy from - from Bloomhill an area near Ballinahown in County Offaly - had been living in Brazil for the past number of years.

He hit the headlines in 2003 when a former victim was awarded 325 thousand euro in one of the largest ever pay-outs in an Irish clerical sex abuse case.

Following that case he fled to Brazil.








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