Una Ring

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Una Ring and Eve McDowell, co-founders of Stalking Ireland, are pictured at Leinster House where Fianna Fáil  Senator Lisa Chambers was discussing the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) (Stalking) Bill. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Current laws on harassment do not adequately protect women against predatory men, a Fianna Fáil senator has said. Lisa Chambers has proposed that a (...)

The Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) (Stalking) Bill 2021 is  up for debate in the Seanad next week. Photograph: iStock

Two women, who survived similar stalking experiences and called for new legislation to make stalking a distinct offence, have have helped shape legisl(...)

Una Ring, pictured speaking to media outside Cork Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A campaign by two women, who were victims of stalking, to create a specific stalking offence in Irish law has resulted in the drafting of legislation (...)

Una Ring, pictured in February, outside Cork Circuit Criminal Court. She has launched a campaign to have stalking made a specific offence. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts Limited

The Government is unlikely to revisit stalking and harassment laws so soon after updating legislation in the area last year, sources say. Department (...)

Una Ring, pictured in February, outside Cork Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Two women, who were subjected to stalking by men they scarcely knew, have launched a campaign to have a specific offence of stalking introduced on to (...)

 Una Ring has waived her right to anonymity to encourage others in similar situations to come forward. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

After months of harassment and threats from a former colleague, Una Ring went to bed on a miserable Co Cork night last July fully dressed, suspecting (...)

Harassment victim Una Ring from Roscarberry pictured at Cork Circuit Criminal Court, flanked by Sergeant John Sharkey and Insp Eoghan Healy. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A mother of two who was subjected to a horrific campaign of harassment including threats that she would be raped, has urged anyone who has been threat(...)

James Steele of  Roscarberry, Co Cork, was sentenced to seven years with the last two years suspended after harassment campaign. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A 52-year-old man has been jailed for five years after he subjected a woman to a six month campaign of harassment including threatening to rape her an(...)