Monday, 23 October 2006
Two Waterford brothers have been given jail sentences for attempting to blackmail a well-known priest with abuse allegations.
Fr Michael Kennedy, who is parish priest at Dunhill, was blackmailed by Rossa and James Donovan from Dungarvan.
30-year-old Rossa Donovan, who has 93 previous convictions, was given a three-and-a-half year jail sentence.
His brother James, who has 38 previous convictions, was given a two-year sentence.
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