Sounds like he needed mental help, not prison?
Because they want to portray it not as online harassment but as sexual harassment. This lot will soon be doing us for rape just for disagreeing with a woman.Sounds like he needed mental help, not prison?
An unusually long article by RTE.
At the end of this article...they quote the rape crisis centre. Why?
Online harassment 'worth taking to gardaí'
Reacting to the case, the CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said it's important to note that whether online or offline, harassment of another person "is a criminal offence".
Speaking on RTÉ's Drivetime, Noeline Blackwell praised the six women for coming forward, and said she believes the gardaí are "understanding more and more" how to deal with such complaints.
"We hear of people who are uncomfortable and unhappy with the kind of interactions they have online with other people, but in order for the offence of harassment to be committed, you have to establish a pattern of behaviour.
Aoife Barry used to have a column somewhere where she frequently went on about "not having a man". I think. Didn't she present on Newstalk as well? Sinéad Gleeson does book reviews on the radio. Maybe other stuff. Struggling with the rest of them, I have to admit. . .Anybody know who are these women? I’ve never heard of any of them except McDermott, who’s a sort of agony aunt, Irish Times style. And while I wouldn’t condone abusing her, the sh1te she writes would surely come under the category of extenuating circumstances.
That could be an appearance on an adventure show where you might break both legs falling, it could be a reference to the showbiz phrase 'break a leg' before a performance or it could be a threat. It is presented purely as a threat without anything that might be called 'journalism' to contextualise it and make it understandable. Was that worth a 5 year prison sentence? A further threat of a up to 7 years?"Editor of the Journal news website Sinead O'Carroll, was once contacted and told to "break both legs" after she tweeted to promote an upcoming appearance on a television programme. "
I see - all major celebrities.Aoife Barry used to have a column somewhere where she frequently went on about "not having a man". I think. Didn't she present on Newstalk as well? Sinéad Gleeson does book reviews on the radio. Maybe other stuff. Struggling with the rest of them, I have to admit. . .
Can't be bothered googling them either.