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#Domestic Abuse

# domestic-abuse - Monday 20 June, 2016

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls

Jun 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,751 Views 27 Comments

Eight garda divisions now have cars with the kits in them, with plans to roll out the programme across the country.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Taoiseach says men who beat women are not 'macho' and should be ashamed
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

Taoiseach says men who beat women are not 'macho' and should be ashamed

Jun 15th 2016, 12:52 PM 12,667 Views 77 Comments

Women’s Aid received 22,341 reports of domestic abuse against women and children in 2015.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'
# Cuan Alainn
# Cuan Alainn

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'

Apr 27th 2016, 2:17 PM 9,466 Views 15 Comments

The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.

# domestic-abuse - Monday 18 April, 2016

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals

Apr 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,979 Views 68 Comments

A new study will have a major impact on understanding men who abuse their partners.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 26 December, 2015

'Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised': Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised': Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries

Dec 26th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,630 Views 44 Comments

Nurses say it can be upsetting to see the same woman come back multiple times with injuries, knowing she’s in trouble.

# domestic-abuse - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
# Help
# Help

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 37,076 Views 139 Comments

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Floyd Mayweather’s biographer on his legacy and why he continues to deny domestic abuse
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Floyd Mayweather’s biographer on his legacy and why he continues to deny domestic abuse

Dec 20th 2015, 10:00 AM 24,221 Views 13 Comments

Tris Dixon chats to The42 about his book on the controversial American boxer.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Pauline Tully describes being stabbed 13 times on Christmas Eve by garda-killer husband
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Pauline Tully describes being stabbed 13 times on Christmas Eve by garda-killer husband

Dec 5th 2015, 2:44 PM 35,170 Views 176 Comments

Pearse McAuley is now serving 12 years for the attack on Pauline Tully.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 4 December, 2015

Jerry McCabe-killer's sentence for 'vicious' attack was too light, says Mary Lou
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Jerry McCabe-killer's sentence for 'vicious' attack was too light, says Mary Lou

Dec 4th 2015, 3:37 PM 22,493 Views 144 Comments

The convicted garda killer was handed a 12-year jail term for attacking his ex-wife last Christmas Eve.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 23 October, 2015

"It was quite a picture": Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

"It was quite a picture": Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:29 PM 54,871 Views 59 Comments

Colleen Higgins’ ex-partner helped her take a selfie of her injuries.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her
# Omeath
# Omeath

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her

Oct 14th 2015, 10:16 AM 19,372 Views 84 Comments

“There are no words to express our gratitude for his bravery, we are forever in his debt.”

# domestic-abuse - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said 'You’re not going anywhere'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said 'You’re not going anywhere'

Oct 6th 2015, 2:01 PM 26,140 Views 36 Comments

Women’s Aid will field calls 24 hours a day from 2016 onwards.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'I'm not the pink elephant in the room': Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence
# Australia
# Australia

'I'm not the pink elephant in the room': Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence

Sep 30th 2015, 11:50 PM 18,380 Views 44 Comments

The singer assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Raped by her boyfriend while she slept, Niamh Ní Dhomhnail has seen how victims are judged
# Opinion
# Opinion

Raped by her boyfriend while she slept, Niamh Ní Dhomhnail has seen how victims are judged

Sep 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 375 Views 119 Comments

‘We need to try and understand other people’s perspectives and create a space to speak instead of silencing those who need to.’

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 18 June, 2015

"Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked."
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

"Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked."

Jun 18th 2015, 9:14 AM 20,254 Views 98 Comments

There were 16,464 disclosures of domestic abuse in Ireland last year – over 45 a day.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight

May 3rd 2015, 12:36 PM 25,808 Views 50 Comments

The boxer has pleaded guilty to two allegations of violence against women, including hitting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children.

# domestic-abuse - Monday 30 March, 2015

'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'

Mar 30th 2015, 7:25 AM 21,156 Views 70 Comments

Ireland’s legal system is failing women “at every level” according to new research.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 13 March, 2015

"Being attacked by a woman is nothing to be ashamed of"
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

"Being attacked by a woman is nothing to be ashamed of"

Mar 13th 2015, 8:56 AM 15,061 Views 57 Comments

Ken Gregory had scalding water poured on him by his wife.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped

Jan 15th 2015, 8:47 AM 20,321 Views 53 Comments

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 20 November, 2014

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:42 AM 18,440 Views 90 Comments

A Swedish social experiment showed all but one person ignoring it. Would you?

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Opinion: Psychological and emotional abuse should be recognised as crimes
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Opinion: Psychological and emotional abuse should be recognised as crimes

Nov 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,720 Views 88 Comments

Abuse within intimate relationships is complex and can take different forms that simply physical violence – legislation needs to recognise that.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

Oct 16th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,280 Views 17 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Hundreds who called women's helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Hundreds who called women's helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Sep 24th 2014, 6:17 PM 7,124 Views 20 Comments

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help
# Abusive Relationship
# Abusive Relationship

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help

Sep 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 536 Views 20 Comments

Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Floyd Mayweather sees the Ray Rice assault case differently to a lot of other people
# Ray Rice
From The42
# Ray Rice

Floyd Mayweather sees the Ray Rice assault case differently to a lot of other people

Sep 10th 2014, 12:27 PM 7,490 Views 10 Comments

“I think there’s a lot worse things that go on in other people’s households also. It’s just not caught on video.”

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?
# Help
# Help

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?

Jul 6th 2014, 8:45 AM 13,570 Views 38 Comments

One man told AMEN that his relation was sleeping in a park as he couldn’t find shelter due to domestic abuse.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 26 June, 2014

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Opinion: 'On one occasion she punched me in the face numerous times'
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Opinion: 'On one occasion she punched me in the face numerous times'

Jun 21st 2014, 7:00 PM 218 Views 57 Comments

In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Violence in the home: "It was always the fear that this person was going to kill me"
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Violence in the home: "It was always the fear that this person was going to kill me"

Jun 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,993 Views 57 Comments

“It’s easy to judge if you’re on the outside,” said abuse survivor Mary.

# domestic-abuse - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,816 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year

Jun 10th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,620 Views 84 Comments

SAFE Ireland says that women and children are made homeless by domestic abuse.

# domestic-abuse - Monday 9 June, 2014

One in eight women suffers domestic abuse during pregnancy
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

One in eight women suffers domestic abuse during pregnancy

Jun 9th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,122 Views 66 Comments

Many women begin suffering during pregnancy.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth
# Take Care
# Take Care

Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth

May 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 8,603 Views 8 Comments

Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?
# Abuse
# Abuse

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?

May 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 86 Views 39 Comments

In Ireland, as with most social issues, we treat the matter of domestic violence as a pariah topic that occasionally gets an airing. It’s just not good enough.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you
# Violence
# Violence

Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you

Apr 26th 2014, 1:09 PM 31,495 Views 35 Comments

Jill Meagher’s husband says he will always hate his wife’s killer, Adrian Bayley.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Two councils fund women's refuge to stop it closing
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Two councils fund women's refuge to stop it closing

Apr 16th 2014, 1:59 PM 7,944 Views 24 Comments

Dundalk Women’s Aid has received €30,000 to remove the immediate threat of closure.

# domestic-abuse - Monday 7 April, 2014

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts 'only the tip of iceberg'
# Protection
# Protection

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts 'only the tip of iceberg'

Apr 7th 2014, 10:47 AM 8,095 Views 34 Comments

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

'My father was a thug and a bully': Applause for Senator after domestic abuse speech
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'My father was a thug and a bully': Applause for Senator after domestic abuse speech

Feb 19th 2014, 6:51 PM 30,638 Views 41 Comments

The Fine Gael Senator received a round of applause from colleagues after an emotional contribution to the committee hearing this evening.