The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network is to close following a review of its operations.
…The charity was mired last month in controversy when it emerged that the Charities Regulator was looking into its finances and has requested three years of credit card statements and accounts.
Three employees are being made redundant.
The author of the report into alleged financial irregularities at Glen said the charity was facing challenges on five different fronts.
[Speaking RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, former senator Jillian] Van Turnhout stressed that there was no misappropriation of funds in Glen, but she described the use of credit cards at the charity as “incredibly poor practice”, although it came from a good intention to not leave employees out of pocket if they paid for things for the organisation.
..She said the board had always prioritised the community it serves and the helpline [1890 929 539] provided by Glen would continue.