Karina Molloy

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Members of Women of Honour group (from left)  Diane Byrne, Karina Molloy, and  Yvonne O’Rourke ahead of  a  meeting with  Minister for Defence Simon Coveney. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Some senior Defence Force officers had believed up to recently that the issue of sexual harassment had been dealt with, that it was a problem they cou(...)

Retired Captain Yvonne O’Rourke, CQMS, Karina Molloy and Captain Diane Byrne, Women of Honour group, leaving Iveagh House, Dublin, after meeting with Minister for Defence Simon Coveney TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Women who were harassed and bullied while serving in the Defence Forces have said the system is “broken” and that it “failed” them after they came for(...)

Lieutenant General Seán Clancy at a  wreath-laying ceremony  at the UN memorial garden at Arbour Hill, Dublin, in May. Photograph: Alan Betson

Harassment of any kind will not be tolerated in the Defence Forces and military leaders will face consequences for not acting to stop it, the newly ap(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney TD speaks following the meeting at Iveagh House, Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Simon Coveney has said he will set up an independent external review after allegations of sexual harassment, (...)

Irish Defence Force members training at Glen of Imaal (Camp Coolmoney) before departing for UN duty in Syria. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, will “make a full statement” this week on alleged intimidation, harassment, discrimination, sexual assault an(...)