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#MAJELLA MOYNIHAN

# majella-moynihan - Friday 19 July, 2019

Former garda Majella Moynihan files court case suing gardaí, Dept of Justice and the State

Last month, Moynihan told RTÉ she faced disciplinary action within the force after becoming pregnant in the 1980s.

# majella-moynihan - Saturday 22 June, 2019

'Your bosses would resent the fact that you'd go on maternity leave' - Garda culture in 1980s Ireland

The harrowing testimony of Majella Moynihan is once again prompting reflection on the recent past of An Garda Síochána.

# majella-moynihan - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Minister to 'apologise in person' to Majella Moynihan in the coming days

Moynihan almost lost her job because she had pre-marital sex with another garda and gave birth to a child outside marriage.

Mary Lou McDonald asks Michael Noonan to clarify if he described Majella Moynihan case as 'internal garda matter'

Noonan was minister for justice during the period Majella Moynihan faced censure.

# majella-moynihan - Monday 17 June, 2019

GRA 'distances itself' from 1985 comment that garda's pregnancy 'not appropriate behaviour'

President Jim Mulligan said he wanted to express the GRA’s admiration for the “dignity and bravery” of the former garda.

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

# majella-moynihan - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Justice Minister apologises to garda who faced dismissal after becoming pregnant by another garda

“What happened to her was clearly wrong on every level,” Charlie Flanagan said.

# majella-moynihan - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Commissioner apologises to garda who faced dismissal for giving birth outside wedlock

In 1985, 22-year-old Majella Moynihan faced disciplinary action after she became pregnant by a fellow garda.