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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Monday 19 February, 2018

Domestic violence protesters invaded the BAFTA red carpet last night in support of Time's Up
# BAFTAs
From The Daily Edge
# BAFTAs

Domestic violence protesters invaded the BAFTA red carpet last night in support of Time's Up

Feb 19th 2018, 9:08 AM 2,708 Views 0 Comments

Celebs also continued to wear black in silent protest.

# domestic-violence - Friday 9 February, 2018

Donald Trump on ex-aide who allegedly beat his wife: 'We certainly wish him well'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Donald Trump on ex-aide who allegedly beat his wife: 'We certainly wish him well'

Feb 9th 2018, 9:26 PM 35,435 Views 127 Comments

Rob Porter has been accused of abuse by two ex-wives.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 21 December, 2017

# domestic-violence - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor
# Emma Murphy
# Emma Murphy

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor

Dec 9th 2017, 7:57 AM 26,970 Views 90 Comments

Emma Murphy said the gardaí involved in her case were “amazing” and she “can’t thank them enough”.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016
# Amen
# Amen

'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016

Dec 6th 2017, 11:56 AM 14,246 Views 84 Comments

Men’s domestic abuse charity Amen has released it’s annual report.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 2 December, 2017

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare
# Saving Lives
# Saving Lives

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 18,959 Views 31 Comments

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

# domestic-violence - Thursday 30 November, 2017

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime

Nov 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 10,431 Views 68 Comments

A major study found 31% of Irish women have experienced some form of psychological violence by a partner.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 November, 2017

Shorter manslaughter sentences given to men if the women they killed were their partners
# Women
# Women

Shorter manslaughter sentences given to men if the women they killed were their partners

Nov 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 54,583 Views 101 Comments

Women’s Aid is calling for tougher punishments for abusers.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Coercive control: 'If I didn’t do what he wanted me to, myself and the kids would suffer'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Coercive control: 'If I didn’t do what he wanted me to, myself and the kids would suffer'

Nov 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 44,401 Views 115 Comments

The government must include the offence of coercive control in the upcoming Domestic Violence Bill, writes Sharon O’Halloran.

# domestic-violence - Friday 13 October, 2017

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children
# Brigid Maguire
# Brigid Maguire

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children

Oct 13th 2017, 12:50 PM 21,398 Views 23 Comments

“I will never forget seeing my beautiful mother lying on the floor. It will haunt me forever.”

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 October, 2017

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?
# Abuse
# Abuse

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 8,119 Views 2 Comments

Over 300,000 people in Ireland have been severely abused by a partner at some point in their lives.

# domestic-violence - Friday 18 August, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing partner with ornamental sword
# Wolverhampton
# Wolverhampton

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing partner with ornamental sword

Aug 18th 2017, 1:30 PM 14,885 Views 3 Comments

Ronald Joseph Cooke claimed his partner had stabbed herself while he was driving.

# domestic-violence - Monday 31 July, 2017

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee
# Free Legal Aid
# Free Legal Aid

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee

Jul 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 103,026 Views 69 Comments

The woman’s case has been highlighted by Flac today as it calls for this fee to be waived for victims of domestic abuse.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Legal aid to be restricted in family law cases
# Delays
# Delays

Legal aid to be restricted in family law cases

Jul 27th 2017, 10:25 AM 14,262 Views 35 Comments

The Legal Aid Board says it’s forced to make the changes because of budgetary constraints.

# domestic-violence - Monday 24 July, 2017

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence

Jul 24th 2017, 8:38 AM 12,999 Views 30 Comments

The woman and her children were left without a stable home for almost two years.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Call for gardaí to have expanded powers to issue barring orders
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Call for gardaí to have expanded powers to issue barring orders

Jul 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,262 Views 48 Comments

The Law Society of Ireland said new legislation should cover people in relationships who are not cohabiting as well as those under the age of 18 who may be in abusive relationships.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Why it's enraging that people only believe Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations now that a man has backed her up
# Believe Women
From The Daily Edge
# Believe Women

Why it's enraging that people only believe Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations now that a man has backed her up

Jun 27th 2017, 10:58 AM 28,718 Views 24 Comments

Johnny Depp’s former manager has now supported Heard’s allegations. But shouldn’t we have just believed her in the first place?

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,928 Views 32 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'He never hit me until I was pregnant, then asked, 'What did you do to make me that angry with you?''
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'He never hit me until I was pregnant, then asked, 'What did you do to make me that angry with you?''

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:00 PM 30,079 Views 59 Comments

an RTÉ online documentary spoke to business women, students and mothers who shared their stories of domestic abuse.

How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,434 Views 3 Comments

A new initiative will see this team taking a more active role with victims, liaising with them regularly and directing them to services.

# domestic-violence - Friday 2 June, 2017

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence
# Protective Services
# Protective Services

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Jun 2nd 2017, 12:48 PM 10,364 Views 19 Comments

Four new protective services units went live today.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'He went to get a knife from the kitchen': Norah Casey speaks out on the Late Late
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'He went to get a knife from the kitchen': Norah Casey speaks out on the Late Late

May 27th 2017, 8:11 AM 59,697 Views 22 Comments

The former Dragon’s Den star told Ryan Tubridy about her abusive first husband on the Late Late last night.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Opinion: 'A father’s right to access should not outweigh a child’s right to safety'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Opinion: 'A father’s right to access should not outweigh a child’s right to safety'

May 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,348 Views 129 Comments

Child protection and safety should be prioritised in all custody and access proceedings, writes Margaret Martin.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day
# Abuse
# Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

May 17th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,314 Views 78 Comments

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# domestic-violence - Monday 8 May, 2017

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'
# Vesel Jahiri
# Vesel Jahiri

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'

May 8th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,042 Views 13 Comments

Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked

Apr 12th 2017, 2:30 PM 9,791 Views 40 Comments

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders
# CONSEQUENCES
# CONSEQUENCES

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders

Apr 9th 2017, 7:45 AM 28,861 Views 98 Comments

One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.

# domestic-violence - Friday 10 March, 2017

''Free' legal aid isn't free; people are staying in domestic violence situations because they can't afford it'
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

''Free' legal aid isn't free; people are staying in domestic violence situations because they can't afford it'

Mar 10th 2017, 7:00 AM 1,317 Views 25 Comments

We need to bring in an automatic waiver of the financial contribution towards “free” legal aid in cases of domestic violence, writes Eilis Barry.

# domestic-violence - Monday 6 March, 2017

Man who 'ferociously' beat his ex-girlfriend in front of her kids may get community service
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Man who 'ferociously' beat his ex-girlfriend in front of her kids may get community service

Mar 6th 2017, 5:10 PM 20,074 Views 0 Comments

The woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital but had to return the next day as the wait was too long.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence

Mar 1st 2017, 3:26 PM 23,420 Views 69 Comments

The judge said that a “custodial sentence was not necessitated” in this case.

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine

Mar 1st 2017, 6:20 AM 16,950 Views 0 Comments

The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Restraining order against Chris Brown after model alleges he punched her and pushed her down stairs
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Restraining order against Chris Brown after model alleges he punched her and pushed her down stairs

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:43 AM 17,229 Views 15 Comments

Karrueche Tran says Brown recently sent her threats by text message.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'

Feb 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 1,907 Views 60 Comments

Men assaulted by their partners are often ignored by police, see their attacker go free and have far fewer refuges to flee to than women, writes David Walsh.

# domestic-violence - Friday 3 February, 2017

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage
# Domestic Violence Bill
# Domestic Violence Bill

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage

Feb 3rd 2017, 5:34 PM 16,666 Views 23 Comments

The bill needs to be approved by the Oireachtas before it’s enacted.

# domestic-violence - Friday 13 January, 2017

Teenage boy kicked his mother in head during assaults
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Teenage boy kicked his mother in head during assaults

Jan 13th 2017, 7:56 PM 20,784 Views 0 Comments

The boy, who has mental health and substance abuse issues, left his mother fearing for her life.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa
# Hell At Home
# Hell At Home

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 18,312 Views 11 Comments

“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 31 December, 2016

NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research
# What Would You Do
# What Would You Do

NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research

Dec 31st 2016, 2:49 PM 16,907 Views 38 Comments

The National Women’s Council has criticised the focus on the domestic violence campaign being on the bystander.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
# Longford
# Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

Dec 21st 2016, 8:07 PM 8,949 Views 0 Comments

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

# domestic-violence - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him
# Barring Order
# Barring Order

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

Dec 9th 2016, 6:28 PM 18,703 Views 0 Comments

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'
# Not Fit For Purpose
# Not Fit For Purpose

Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'

Dec 9th 2016, 1:16 PM 6,961 Views 32 Comments

A one-day conference in Dublin is urging agencies to gain a better understanding of violence against women in Ireland.