“RTÉ was appalled to learn the details of the abhorrent crimes committed by Kieran Creaven which emerged from the Garda investigation, and which were revealed in Dublin District Court in November and last Friday during sentencing. While RTÉ provided assistance to An Garda Síochána as requested during its investigation, RTÉ was not privy to the details of these crimes revealed by the Garda investigation in court.
Kieran Creaven was dismissed by RTÉ with immediate effect following his guilty plea to charges made against him during legal proceedings in Leeds Crown Court on Monday 18th December 2017.
Kieran Creaven was charged with offences in Ireland, the UK and the Philippines. RTÉ can confirm that Mr. Creaven’s trips to Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia and Kenya were not in connection with RTÉ business. RTÉ is now seeking clarification from An Garda Síochána regarding the investigation.”