# Domestic Violence

Last week
18th February 2024 - 24th February 2024
Over half of domestic violence refuges across the country are full
Services told The Journal that the housing crisis has made it extremely difficult for women and children in refuge accommodation to move on.
This year
New statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence established from today
Last year
PSNI urges victims to 'speak out' as Ballymena man is jailed for brutal attack on woman
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
Domestic violence victims now entitled to five days leave from work to access supports
Family of Irish woman killed by ex-boyfriend in murder-suicide warn about abusive relationships
'I felt like I was special': Children in refuge want more time with support workers
Funeral of Denise Morgan hears there will be 'no justice' after she was shot dead in New York
Stalking is now a standalone offence and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison
Gardaí recorded over 22,000 incidents of assault last year, report finds
Judge grants Safety Order to woman after ex-boyfriend 'took intimate videos without consent'
New Bill seeks to establish register for those convicted of domestic violence
Pascal Donohoe announces new domestic violence leave for civil servants
'Nowhere to go': How the housing crisis is lethal for domestic violence victims
Statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence to begin operating in January
Poll: Should there be free legal aid for all domestic violence cases?
TDs call for expanded legal aid for domestic violence after judge warns 'working poor' lose out
District Court judge calls for mandatory free legal aid for domestic violence cases
Domestic violence leave will include full pay
Domestic violence case dropped against ex-Man United star Ryan Giggs
Figures show rise in breaches of domestic violence court orders
Record high number of domestic abuse reports were made with Women's Aid last year
Harris says family concerns will be 'considered' in domestic violence report recommendations
Long-awaited report on familial homicide cases goes to Cabinet today
Sexual and domestic abuse victims can feel 'belittled' by social workers, report finds
More than 16,600 domestic abuse reports made to gardaí so far this year
Rate of pay for domestic violence leave should be worked out by end of summer, says minister
Domestic violence charges dropped against Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland
Domestic abuse accommodation to be increased under new state agency
Paying workers a lower salary under domestic violence leave could put victims at risk, Govt warned
Iraqis protest in capital against gender based violence following murder of YouTuber
Rape Crisis Network calls for independent authority on domestic, sexual, gender based violence
All time
Man who attacked his partner told their son 'Mammy fell on Daddy's fists many times'
Domestic violence services invited to apply for new funding stream secured in Budget 23
Collapse of NI institutions impacting on gender-based violence legislation being passed
Tánaiste rejects Ibec suggestion that 'proof' would be required for domestic abuse paid leave
Victims of domestic violence to be entitled to five days of paid leave under new plans
Paid domestic violence leave should be based on an ‘honour system’, Oireachtas committee hears
Stalkers face 10 years in prison as tough new domestic violence laws to be rolled out
Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent