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Sarah Carey: I've been groped several times but never made a fuss

Published 17/07/2013 | 10:33

Sarah Carey - 'I've been groped several times'
Sarah Carey - 'I've been groped several times'
Tom Barry pulls Aine Collins onto his lap in the Dail.

Every now and then sanity prevails. Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has proven herself completely sane by trying to calm the Lapgate storm.

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I was getting tired of women who weren't politicians and had never been groped pushing her around and telling her what to do. Collins has said that she has forgiven her colleague and friend Tom Barry for his inappropriate behaviour and just wants to move on.

In fact, a long list of female politicians, including Mary O'Rourke, have said that the best way of dealing with sexist behaviour was to ignore it and keep doing their jobs.

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