Try this crispy elderflower cocktail this bank holiday weekend
Try this crispy elderflower cocktail this bank holiday weekend

Holly O'Neill

What to do when your boss is a bully
What to do when your boss is a bully

Colette Sexton

Filming has begun on the TV adaptation of Graham Norton’s debut novel down in West Cork
Filming has begun on the TV adaptation of Graham Norton’s debut novel down in West...

Sarah Finnan

8 engrossing Netflix picks worth starting this long weekend
8 engrossing Netflix picks worth starting this long weekend

Jennifer McShane

Rihanna is about to release Fenty Parfum
Rihanna is about to release Fenty Parfum

Holly O'Neill

House of Gucci: The explosive true story behind Lady Gaga’s upcoming crime biopic
House of Gucci: The explosive true story behind Lady Gaga’s upcoming crime biopic

Jennifer McShane

Rosemary MacCabe: ‘I thought I’d accepted my body – then I got pregnant’
Rosemary MacCabe: ‘I thought I’d accepted my body – then I got pregnant’

Rosemary MacCabe

‘Hello? Where is Fergie?’: Sarah Ferguson offered her help to ‘The Crown’… but they declined
‘Hello? Where is Fergie?’: Sarah Ferguson offered her help to ‘The Crown’… but they declined

Sarah Finnan

Westlife’s Mark Feehily is selling his Sligo lakeside home for €1.15 million
Westlife’s Mark Feehily is selling his Sligo lakeside home for €1.15 million

Megan Burns

10 of the best new movie trailers still to come this year
10 of the best new movie trailers still to come this year

Sarah Finnan

Image / Breaking Stories
premium
SELF

Unsolicited sexts: ‘Why should we stay silent over the unacceptable actions of others?’


by Jennifer McShane
08th Jul 2021
blank

Broadcaster Muireann O'Connell has had enough. After continually receiving unsolicited sexually explicit messages on social media, she’s urging us all to name and shame, or “call out the creeps”.

Co-host of Virgin Media’s Six O’Clock Show Muireann O’Connell said the avoidance of her DM’s started a few years ago. Right from when she joined Instagram, it started. “Initially, there were a few very small cohorts sending me dick pics. And I just said, I don’t like this, so I’m not going to open that message. I don’t need this in my head. But every once in a while, you do have to pop in...

You have reached a premium article.

For unlimited digital access to the stories worth paying for, subscribe now to Image for €5.50 a month
Subscribe