Nine years for sex­ual abuse

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

Father Paul Moore, 83, was jailed for nine years for sex­u­ally abus­ing three chil­dren and a stu­dent priest.

Moore com­mit­ted the crimes in var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in Ayr­shire be­tween 1977 and 1996.

Glas­gow High Court heard how he abused one boy at a school, an­other at a leisure cen­tre and a third on the beach at Irvine in the 1970s.

He was also found guilty of in­de­cently as­sault­ing a stu­dent priest in 1995.

His sen­tence was cut to eight years on ap­peal.

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