Gabriel Byrne: There are the likes of Weinstein in Dublin who should be feeling nervous

Victims were silenced by fear and shame, convinced they would not be believed

“Harvey Weinstein was so powerful it is said that he could spin or suppress any investigation of his now revealed predatory sexual behaviour.” Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

“Harvey Weinstein was so powerful it is said that he could spin or suppress any investigation of his now revealed predatory sexual behaviour.” Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

An acquaintance asked me: “Why didn’t they speak out before, all these women?”

It makes you wonder, he said.

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