She said : "It's very important on a board that people vote according to how they feel, that is the primary concern." Asked if Dr Boylan should have voted against it if he felt that strongly, she responded, "of course".
Dr Mahony repeated her support for the overall move and insisted the that new hospital will be "absolutely an independent entity".
About two thirds of women report that they hear such comments every day, but men’s estimates of the frequency of such remarks is significantly lower.
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"I found the text intimidating, but I am really not going to read it out." Dr Boylan abstained during the vote over the decision to move the hospital.