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# Annual Report

Last month
November 2023
Threshold worked with over 12,000 households deemed at risk of homelessness last year
The housing charity supported more than 12,000 households last year, a 12% increase on the previous year.
The percentage of deceased patients becoming organ donors has fallen
Brain death was diagnosed in 103 patients in 2021 with only 50 becoming organ donors.
This year
Gardaí recorded over 22,000 incidents of assault last year, report finds
The figure represents a 16.3% increase in recorded assaults when compared to 2021.
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre supported 18,400 people last year, up 31% on 2021
The centre’s annual report for 2022 was released today.
Ruhama reports 68% increase in those who they assisted from trafficking
The charity engaged with 497 individuals last year, 224 of whom were new referrals.
Homeless charity reports 17% drop in people supported last year
The Dublin Simon Community launched its 2022 annual report today.
Fourteen babies born in homeless charity Depaul's services last year
Depaul published its 2022 annual report today.
RTÉ's annual report shows broadcaster recorded deficit of €2.8 million last year
The report shows that licence fee revenue had fallen before the scandal surrounding undisclosed payments to Ryan Tubridy broke this year.
Regulator withheld €‎150,000 from National Lottery over handling of problem gambling accounts
The breach concerned the handling of online accounts which users had self-excluded.
Over 580 people with mental health difficulties supported with housing last year
Hail is calling on the Government to provide more sustainable funding for its tenancy sustainment services in the upcoming Budget.
Over 4,400 people unable to access FLAC's telephone line last year due to 'overwhelming demand'
FLAC, an independent organisation that operates a legal information and referral telephone line, said the figures ‘shine a spotlight on huge unmet legal need’.
'Significant' increase in allegations of Catholic Church abuse reported to safeguard board
The National Board for Safeguard Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland has published its annual report.
Last year
Pandemic leaves IRFU with €30m 'hole' in finances
The Union’s net assets now stand at over €105m but cash reserves have taken a hit.
IRFU record €5.9m surplus but stress need for Irish rugby to 'live within its means'
The Union’s annual report, published today, was delivered with a word of warning amid predicted deficits in the coming years.
Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years
A report by
Hayley Halpin
That’s according to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland’s rape crisis statistics 2021 report.
Over 7,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2021
The line was at its busiest in September and November.
There are 'concerning localised issues' impacting negatively on air people breathe, EPA warns
The EPA has today launched its annual air quality report, Air Quality in Ireland 2021.
Defence Forces units train with NATO and EU partners but retention concerns continue
The Department of Defence and Defence Forces annual report was launched this week.
Assaults with hurls, rape, sleep deprivation: Over 33,000 domestic violence reports made last year
Women’s Aid is calling for more men to become allies in creating zero tolerance of all forms of violence against women.
Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report showed that last year the body dealt with 2,189 complaints in 2021.
GAA to cut Dublin funding and give majority of counties 'a significant increase'
The GAA have said they are ‘happy to explore’ the use of stadia in a proposed bid by the UK and Ireland for Euro 2028.
Total cost of Covid amounts to €25m as GAA coffers return to black
The GAA recorded a national surplus of €13.5m for 2021.
All time
Noteworthy: Community-sourced ideas and crowdfunded investigations win four awards this year
The Journal’s investigative platform published 14 investigations in 2021 and scooped 4 awards.
Ireland missed its overall renewable energy target for 2020
Ireland’s overall share of renewable energy in 2020 was 13.5% and the target was 16%.
Sharp increase for drug and alcohol support services in Midlands - Merchants Quay Ireland
Almost 10,000 people accessed MQI’s services last year with almost 50,000 meals given to homeless people on a take-away basis.
15% increase in contacts made to Crime Victims Helpline in 2020 compared to previous year
That’s according to the CVH’s 2020 annual report launched today.
Exchequer spent estimated €17.1 billion as a result of Covid-19 in pandemic's first year
The Comptroller and Auditor General annual report was published today.
Divorce applications rose by 29% last year, the highest increase since legislation was introduced
The Courts Service has put the increase in divorce cases down to both Covid-19 and a change in law which reduced waiting times.
'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
2020 figures show that, for the first time, the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain mental health patients came from gardaí.
Almost 1 in 10 sex assault victims to attend for treatment had multiple assailants in 2020
That is according to the 2020 Sexual Assault Treatment Unit annual report.
Over 6,500 pregnancy terminations were carried out in Ireland last year
The vast majority of the terminations were carried out in early pregnancy.
GAA hopeful some crowds may attend inter-county games in 2021
Croke Park said the decision to postpone inter-county training was not financially motivated.
'Largely our own fault' - GAA chief on failure to complete club championships in 2020
Croke Park released its annual report this morning.
Connacht secretary calls for county training to be capped at 3 times per week, plus other limits
John Prenty feels a number of the 2020 cost-saving measures should be retained going forward.
Fourteen attempted assassinations thwarted by gardaí in 2019
The figures were contained in the force’s latest annual report.
'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'
Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning
'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019
Women reported being beaten, strangled, burned and raped, and there was a spike in calls during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Information Commissioner calls for incoming government to 'improve' Freedom of Information Act
Peter Tyndall was commenting as he published his officer’s annual report for 2019.
Number of people jailed for not paying court-ordered fines almost doubled in 2019
The Irish Prison Service annual report 2019 was published today.
27 female victims of trafficking assisted by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year
The council’s impact report for 2019 has been published today.