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Eleven members of Traveller family suing State for inaction over rapist father

Tusla launches case review two years after sisters questioned why social workers didn’t act on neglect 

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James O'Reilly died two years into his 20-year-sentence

James O'Reilly died two years into his 20-year-sentence

James O'Reilly died two years into his 20-year-sentence

Eleven members of a Traveller family who were raped and abused by the father of the household are to sue the gardaí and the child-welfare authorities who they allege failed to protect them.

James O’Reilly was convicted two years ago of sexually abusing and raping his sister and seven of his daughters over two decades, in one of the most brutal cases to come before the courts in recent years.


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