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"They robbed me of my innocence" - Michael Shine victim speaks out

Patrick Cusack speaks to Ivan about the abuse he suffered while he was a patient of Michael Shine. The retired surgeon was sentenced to four years in prison today.

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18.19 25 Feb 2019


"They robbed me of my innocence" - Michael Shine victim speaks out


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18.19 25 Feb 2019


Retired Surgeon Michael Shine has been jailed for four years for indecently assaulting young boys during medical examinations.

The 86-year-old with an address in Ballsbridge, Dublin was convicted earlier this month of indecently assaulting seven boys over the course of 30 years.

During the trial seven men gave evidence of their abuse at the hands of Michael Shine when they were young boys.

In a harrowing account, one of his victims, Patrick Cusack, spoke to Ivan today about what he experienced.


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