Friday 24 March 2017

Console saga raises some hard questions

Console founder Paul Kelly Picture: Conor McCabe
Console founder Paul Kelly Picture: Conor McCabe

The decision to close down Console was inevitable. No organisation could have survived the reputational damage it has endured given such explosive allegations.

In the short term, it is vital that its suicide prevention services are taken over as soon as possible.

The charity was due to run out of funds next week. The lessons from this disturbing story are many, but the questions the whole affair raises are as important.

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