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Priest convicted for fourth time

YESTERDAY at Downpatrick Crown Court paedophile priest Daniel John Curran was convicted for the fourth time in relation to indecently assaulting boys in his care while he was a priest at the Falls Road parish of St Paul’s. Curran, who up until he was jailed yesterday had been living at an address at Bryansford Avenue in Newcastle, pleaded guilty to five counts of sexually abusing two boys in his care while they stayed at a cottage in Tyrella,

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Victim relives abuse at hands of Fr Curran

A WEST Belfast man subjected to a catalogue of abuse at the hands of a former St Paul’s curate saw his tormentor sentenced to four years in prison yesterday. Daniel John Curran appeared at Downpatrick Crown Court on Wednesday, February 29, after admitting to indecently assaulting two boys while they stayed with him at a cottage in Tyrella, County Down in the late-80s and early-90s.

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