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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
# Financial Cost
# Financial Cost

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study

Jul 14th 2021, 9:56 AM 7,672 Views 9 Comments

Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'Very few women my age have not been subjected to some form of sexual assault' - Minister
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Very few women my age have not been subjected to some form of sexual assault' - Minister

Jul 6th 2021, 9:19 PM 39,257 Views 0 Comments

TDs called for action on sexual, domestic and gender-based violence in the Dáil this afternoon.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Policing Authority expresses 'deep dissatisfaction' with Garda engagement over cancelled 999 calls
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Policing Authority expresses 'deep dissatisfaction' with Garda engagement over cancelled 999 calls

Jun 24th 2021, 3:53 PM 9,644 Views 8 Comments

The force’s response has caused “intense frustration”.

Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response
# Computer Aided Dispatch
# Computer Aided Dispatch

Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response

Jun 24th 2021, 9:45 AM 17,855 Views 26 Comments

The garda report examined 3,000 calls and found hundreds of calls were cancelled incorrectly.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears

Jun 8th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,166 Views 0 Comments

The only bed available for him was in an emergency accommodation hostel for homeless children.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:59 PM 61,662 Views 0 Comments

Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.

# domestic-violence - Monday 10 May, 2021

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
# Barring Orders
# Barring Orders

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed

May 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,937 Views 0 Comments
  • Over the course of the pandemic some people have been trapped with their abusers 24-7, Órla Ryan writes
  • One domestic abuse survivor says people who breach barring orders should be automatically jailed
  • NGOs are calling for a new ministry dedicated to domestic violence

# domestic-violence - Monday 8 March, 2021

West Cork domestic violence charity purchases first safe house after private donation of €400,000
# West Cork
# West Cork

West Cork domestic violence charity purchases first safe house after private donation of €400,000

Mar 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 16,249 Views 5 Comments

The West Cork Women Against Violence Project has seen a 35% increase in calls since last March.

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence

Mar 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,991 Views 13 Comments

The pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence – but Ireland has less than one third of the number of refuge spaces that it should have.

# domestic-violence - Friday 19 February, 2021

Access to rent supplement for victims of domestic violence extended to the end of the year
# Rent Supplement
# Rent Supplement

Access to rent supplement for victims of domestic violence extended to the end of the year

Feb 19th 2021, 9:45 AM 7,137 Views 3 Comments

Rent supplement can be provided for an initial three-month period and the usual means test does not apply.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions
# Relationships
# Relationships

Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions

Feb 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 14,999 Views 3 Comments

Two therapists have some advice for those looking to take care of their relationships on this Valentine’s Day.

# domestic-violence - Monday 25 January, 2021

Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to a domestic abuse incident last year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to a domestic abuse incident last year

Jan 25th 2021, 9:18 PM 15,512 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí emphasised that the current travel restrictions do not apply in the case of domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears
# Trial
# Trial

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears

Jan 12th 2021, 6:40 PM 30,747 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of his crimes last November.

# domestic-violence - Monday 21 December, 2020

'The tip of the iceberg': Over 5,200 extra calls to Women's Aid helpline this year
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'The tip of the iceberg': Over 5,200 extra calls to Women's Aid helpline this year

Dec 21st 2020, 11:05 AM 10,220 Views 4 Comments

Sarah Benson, CEO of Women’s Aid, said she is “very concerned” about the impact of another lockdown in January.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks

Dec 9th 2020, 7:42 AM 9,772 Views 7 Comments

Operation Faoiseamh was launched by gardaí on 1 April this year.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent
# Structures
From The42
# Structures

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 7,921 Views 2 Comments

Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'You will be believed': Woman beaten by step-mother for 10 years urges victims to report attackers
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'You will be believed': Woman beaten by step-mother for 10 years urges victims to report attackers

Nov 18th 2020, 2:51 PM 27,569 Views 15 Comments

Cora Desmond has spoken about the abuse she suffered at the hands of Bridget Kenneally.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year

Nov 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,251 Views 5 Comments

From March to November this year, a total of 22,540 incidents were reported – representing a 14% increase.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial

Nov 12th 2020, 12:32 PM 18,498 Views 0 Comments

He was convicted yesterday in the first circuit court trial for offences under the 2018 Domestic Violence Act.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions

Nov 10th 2020, 7:54 AM 17,514 Views 7 Comments

July and August were the busiest months for helpline calls.

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 November, 2020

Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher
# London
# London

Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 10:11 AM 55,192 Views 0 Comments

The actor sued News Group Newspapers over a 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Gardaí resume Operation Faoiseamh as 18% rise in domestic abuse calls recorded since last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Gardaí resume Operation Faoiseamh as 18% rise in domestic abuse calls recorded since last year

Oct 28th 2020, 7:21 AM 18,377 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí have announced the commencement of a third phase of Operation Faoiseamh.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 37,068 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019

Aug 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,570 Views 17 Comments

Women reported being beaten, strangled, burned and raped, and there was a spike in calls during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2020

Johnny Depp joked about punching Amber Heard in the face, court told
# Libel Trial
# Libel Trial

Johnny Depp joked about punching Amber Heard in the face, court told

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 6:45 PM 27,000 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp has strongly denied allegations of domestic violence against Amber Heard.

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic

Jul 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,584 Views 1 Comment

Doctors have been urged to “be vigilant in terms of identifying and supporting victims of domestic abuse”.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Saunders has suspension lifted but fined for domestic violence 'advice' video
# Misconduct
From The42
# Misconduct

Saunders has suspension lifted but fined for domestic violence 'advice' video

Jul 23rd 2020, 1:34 PM 4,756 Views 4 Comments

The British boxer admitted it was a ‘silly mistake’, while promoter Eddie Hearn described his actions as ‘idiotic’.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 July, 2020

Amber Heard to begin giving evidence in Johnny Depp ‘wife beater’ libel trial
# London
# London

Amber Heard to begin giving evidence in Johnny Depp ‘wife beater’ libel trial

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 14,463 Views 0 Comments

Heard will today face questioning over 14 allegations of domestic violence – all denied by Depp.

# domestic-violence - Monday 29 June, 2020

Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules
# Amber Heard
# Amber Heard

Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules

Jun 29th 2020, 11:20 AM 27,379 Views 0 Comments

The actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher and its executive editor over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a “wife beater”.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb
# Safe Ireland
# Safe Ireland

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb

Jun 25th 2020, 7:40 AM 8,613 Views 13 Comments

Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid are partnering with Airbnb to help domestic violence survivors.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test

Jun 14th 2020, 1:23 PM 18,526 Views 21 Comments

The government announced the changes to the eligibility for the payment today.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year

Jun 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,505 Views 8 Comments

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

# domestic-violence - Monday 1 June, 2020

Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months

Jun 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 15,931 Views 22 Comments

There has been a 25% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by gardaí over the same period in 2019.

# domestic-violence - Friday 29 May, 2020

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

May 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 24,743 Views 24 Comments

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Judge describes man (28) who assaulted wife as a 'savage' as he jails him for 13 months
# Clare
# Clare

Judge describes man (28) who assaulted wife as a 'savage' as he jails him for 13 months

May 21st 2020, 6:24 PM 52,052 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Patrick Durcan said he had never seen “such violence, thuggery and criminality perpetrated on a woman” before.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears

May 7th 2020, 5:26 PM 20,833 Views 0 Comments

The man barricaded himself into a stranger’s home where he drank the homeowner’s beer during a three-hour standoff with gardaí yesterday, a court was told.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 31,117 Views 10 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 April, 2020

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 20th 2020, 6:35 AM 64,343 Views 13 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation into domestic abuse finds that services are dangerously underfunded during the coronavirus crisis.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic

Apr 15th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,596 Views 6 Comments

The adverts depict the reality for victims of domestic abuse when their home is no longer a safe place.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,434 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

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