Sports People Need To Be Held To Account For Their Actions

Written 2 months ago by Sinead Hubble

The National Women’s Council of Ireland says sports people like Paddy Jackson need to be held to account for their actions.

Their comments come after Diageo ended their sponsorship with London Irish, who had signed the 27-year-old.

The drinks company said the signing is “not consistent” with the company’s values.

Jackson’s contract was cancelled by the IRFU after he was found NOT guilty of rape at a trial in Belfast last year.

Laois woman Ellen O’Malley Dunlop chairs the Women’s Council – she thinks both Jackson and London Irish must take responsibility: