MORE AND MORE QUESTION ARISE ABOUT MAYNOOTH AND VARIOUS ACTIVITIES THERE.
We know that seminarians there have been sexually active with each other, with priests and with laymen.
Some seminarians have left as a result and a small number have been sent away.
There are claims about the use of drugs by seminarians - so-called "poppers" and Class A drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms.
These poppers and drugs are brought in by seminarians and seminarians friends.
There are claims that seminarians have practiced BDSM - bondage, domination, and sadomasochism under the influence of drugs.
One at least one occasion this led to a bone fracture.
There are claims that a small number of seminarians are providing "rent boy" services to priests in various parts of the country and to more senior clerics.
There are claims that as a result of these services some seminarians are blackmailing priests and senior clerics.
There are claims that some of these activities take place in private homes in well healed Dublin suburb to where seminarians are summoned singly or in pairs.
There are claims that seminarians are selling viagra and poppers to other seminarians, priests and Maynooth lay students.
One report says that an ex-seminarian is receiving a generous monthly stipend from a very senior cleric.
That ex-seminarian and his benefactor have been to a Dublin sauna together.
Up to now, many people thought that a few seminarians were simply bedding each other and others.
But it seems the corruption is much deeper - involving money, blackmail, drugs and people on long-term stipends.
Of course, all this has happened in Rome and in different parts of the world.
Now, it is happening in the church in Ireland.
Names have been mention - some very surprising and some not so surprising.
It goes from the bottom to the top and all the way back down again.