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Minister to receive Inquiry Terms for Foster Abuse Case

Posted in [Blog Personal Injury Litigation ] on Friday, June 17th, 2016

It has been announced that provisional terms of reference for an Inquiry into the foster home in the South East where residents suffered horrific abuse is to be given to Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath this week.The provisional terms were first announced before the General Election in February.The inquiry follows the harrowing details which have emerged of people with severe intellectual disabilities being abused in the home over a twenty year period.  It has been reported that the abuse involved some of the more than 40 vulnerable children and adults who were placed in the care of the home and some of which occurred at a time when the HSE/Health Board were aware of concerns of abuse.Some seven years after whistle blowers sough to highlight the abuse and neglect, Cantillons urge the State to finally look into what happened in this house in an open and transparent manner to give some answers to victims and their family members.Contact our personal injury solicitors at Cantillons Solicitors at +353 (0)21 -4275673 or if you would like more information.* In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage of any award or settlement.  Share on Social

Mary Scriven



Mary represents clients before the district, circuit and high court, who have suffered injuries as a result of:

  • sexual abuse,
  • farm accidents,
  • road traffic accidents,
  • bicycle/cycling accidents,
  • accidents at work and
  • slips and trips.

Mary has won many legal battles to date, the most recent being the victory for Louise O’Keeffe in Strasbourg in her case versus Ireland, which was a landmark win.  The Court’s findings were a major victory for her client, for the Firm and most importantly for the children of Ireland and the protection of their rights.

Qualifications & Associations

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • University College Cork– Bachelor of Law degree
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland

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