Irish LGBT city councilor resigns after allegations of abusing teen boy

Jan 8, 2023 | Political News

The first openly LGBT city councilor in Galway, Ireland has resigned amidst allegations that he groomed and sexually abused a teenage boy online.

On January 1, a young man shared two videos on Twitter accusing Galway city councilor Owen Hanley of grooming and abusing him starting when he was just 16 years old.