TD, Alan Farrell, encountered the group on Wednesday.
A Dublin TD says we have a long way to go to eradicate toxic masculinity after he heard a group of young men chant "let's rape her" on a DART.
Alan Farrell says the incident happened on Wednesday night when a woman got off the train.
The Fine Gael deputy says it was an act of misogyny and downright sexual harassment
I don’t think I’ve ever felt compelled to tweet about such things, but from my journey home tonight on the DART, we have a very long way to go to ensure toxic masculinity is eradicated from our society. Chants of “let’s rape her” were heard amongst lads, after lone women— Alan Farrell TD (@AlanFarrell) October 7, 2021
In a video posted on twitter, the Fine Gael deputy said people need to call out sexual harassment when it happens;
Irish Rail are investigating reports that a group of men chanted about raping a woman on a DART train last night.— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) October 7, 2021
TD @AlanFarrell heard the incident and is also speaking about it on @rteliveline at the moment. https://t.co/9vNP2oe8dN