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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# military abuse

This year
Gardaí begin investigations into 26 sexual abuse allegations in the Defence Forces
Commissioner Drew Harris encouraged anyone who is a victim of sexual abuse in the Defence Forces to make contact with gardaí.
President feels sense of 'shame' over abuse probe findings but warns issues extend beyond military
Michael D Higgins welcomed the report and paid tribute to those who came forward to raise their concerns and experiences.
Ex-army officer tells Dáil of offence culture & need for Chief of staff powers to suspend wrongdoers
Cathal Berry, TD, calls for discipline powers to be given to Chief of Staff to deal with alleged abusers in military.
DF Chief of Staff: 'Perpetrators of abuse don't belong in our organisation and will be held to account'
A report published yesterday details a raft of structural failures in the organisation.
An organisation that 'barely tolerates' women: Report details extent of abuse in Defence Forces
The IRG report details a raft of structural failures in the organisation.
The report lays out the finding of the probe and makes a number of recommendations.
It found bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment persists.
Legislative frameworks and HR practices are not fit for purpose and out of date.
Govt to carry out 'study of deaths by suicide' in the Defence Forces over past 20 years
Defence Forces 'commends bravery' of female members who came forward to make harassment complaints