Donegal priest cleared of indecent assault

A Donegal priest cleared of indecently assaulting a teenage girl has said the allegation had “a devastating impact” on his life.

A Donegal priest cleared of indecently assaulting a teenage girl has said the allegation had “a devastating impact” on his life.

A jury at Derry Crown Court found Father Eugene Boland (66), of Parochial House, Killyclogher Road, Omagh not guilty by majority verdict on all five charges of indecent assault on the girl of around 14 years old in the parochial house of St Joseph’s Church, Galliagh between June 28, 1990 and June 30, 1992.

Read more in tomorrow’s Donegal Democrat.