first_imgBREAKING NEWS: Moville born priest Fr Eugene Boland has been found not guilty of indecently assalting a young girl.He was accused of five counts of indecent assault on a girl aged 14.Fr Boland was based in Galliagh in Derry at the time of the alleged attacks in 1990 and 1992 at the Parochial House. The jury found him not guilty by a majority verdict on all counts in the last few minutes.Fr Boland’s supporters were delighted at the outcome of the case and hugged eachother.The Donegal priest, who is now based in Omagh, did not speak directly to the media after the verdict was passed.However, a statement was read out on Fr Boland’s behalf.It said it had devastated his life and that his reputation had been destroyed by the allegations.He also thanked his family and friends and other priests who supported him during the trial.He said he had been a priest for 42 years and looked forward to returning to his ministry as soon as possible.DONEGAL PRIEST FOUND NOT GUILTY ON ALL SEX ASSAULT CHARGES was last modified: June 27th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Fr Eugene Bolandlast_img