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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Operation Faoiseamh

Last year
Garda suspended as detectives investigate domestic violence allegation
The garda is serving in the southern part of the country.
Gardaí called to respond to over 48,000 domestic abuse incidents in 2021
There was a 10% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents that Gardaí attended in 2021 compared to 2020.
All time
Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to a domestic abuse incident last year
Gardaí emphasised that the current travel restrictions do not apply in the case of domestic violence.
More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks
Operation Faoiseamh was launched by gardaí on 1 April this year.
Gardaí resume Operation Faoiseamh as 18% rise in domestic abuse calls recorded since last year
Gardaí have announced the commencement of a third phase of Operation Faoiseamh.
There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.
Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months
There has been a 25% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by gardaí over the same period in 2019.