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Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin receives apology from UCD over handling of sexual harassment from colleague

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin has received a written apology from President of University College Dublin, Professor Andrew Deeks, over harassment from a colleague at the university from 2015 to 2017.

Dr. Ní Shúilleabháin revealed that she had been subjected to regular harassment by a professor at the university, Hans-Benjamin Braun, over a two-year period.

Ní Shúilleabháin stated that Braun had regularly shown up in her office at UCD, asked her out on dates, and made persistent phone calls.

Ní Shúilleabháin reported the situation to gardaí and Braun (58), worked in UCD until last year, was issued with a court order in late 2019 barring him from contacting her for five years.

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