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DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish rock group U2 have come to the rescue of a sex abuse charity facing closure because of a funding crisis.
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Together with manager Paul McGuinness, the band have made a cash donation to keep the Irish branch of the One in Four support group going.
"The members of U2 and their manager have offered to provide to One In Four 40,000 euros ($46,360) to enable this wonderful organization to continue its vital and important work for a further month, while the government gets it together to do the right thing," the group's management said in a statement.
Charity officials said the cash would keep the support group ticking over for the time being.
One in Four campaigns on behalf of people who were sexually abused as children.
Ireland has been rocked in recent years by numerous revelations of child abuse by priests.