October 27, 2005

'The next few weeks will be hell, I hope it's worth it'

One in Four

Victim's story:

For Patrick Bennett, who was serially raped by Seán Fortune, the report brings back horrific memories, writes Carl O'Brien in New Ross

Every day 39-year-old Patrick Bennett struggles to come to terms with the repeated sexual abuse inflicted on him by Fr Seán Fortune two decades ago.

As he sits at the window of his newly opened restaurant in New Ross, overlooking the river Barrow, his voice quivers and his fingers tremble.

Posted by kshaw at October 27, 2005 03:59 PM