Shock and revulsion around the Cabinet table at report into dignity and equality in Defence Forces

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Defence Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Seán Clancy. Photo: Mark Condren

Hugh O'Connell

The mood around the Cabinet table last Tuesday was said by those present to have been one of shock and revulsion at the findings of the Independent Review Group (IRG) on dignity and equality issues in the Defence Forces.