The father of the late Donal Walsh says the powers of investigation of the Charities Regulator need to be enacted.
Fionnbar Walsh and his family set up the #LiveLife Foundation in memory of Donal following the Blennerville teenager’s death in 2013.
The foundation provided funding to Console to provide safe spaces for teenagers.
There are at least five Donal Walsh rooms in operation in Console Houses.
Fionnbar Walsh says the revelations at Console are incredibly disappointing for general fundraising across the country:
Fionnbar Walsh says their foundation got receipts for all of the funding provided to Console.
He says while the investigations into the spending at the charity are ongoing it is important to remember that Console is still operating and providing help to those who need it: