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# Domestic Abuse

This week
18th February 2024 - 21st 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.
Last year
2023
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
'I felt like I was special': Children in refuge want more time with support workers
New Bill seeks to establish register for those convicted of domestic violence
'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
District Court judge calls for mandatory free legal aid for domestic violence cases
Record high number of domestic abuse reports were made with Women's Aid last year
Retired RTÉ cameraman to be sentenced later for sexual assault of his daughter decades ago
Harris says family concerns will be 'considered' in domestic violence report recommendations
More than 16,600 domestic abuse reports made to gardaí so far this year
Dublin man jailed for four and a half years for assault on mother of his children
Justin Roiland axed from Rick and Morty following domestic abuse charges
All time
Spain decries 'dreadful' spike in murders of women
Man who attacked his partner told their son 'Mammy fell on Daddy's fists many times'
Woman who killed her son and attempted to kill infant sentenced to life imprisonment
Over half of the murders in the State last year were related to domestic abuse
Domestic abuser Paul Moody 'no longer' a member of An Garda Síochána
Tennis star Kyrgios charged with assault in Australia
Opinion: Why has the internet turned against Amber Heard and is this the end of #MeToo?
Justice Minister launches new guide for GPs to help support domestic violence victims
The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
Gardaí called to respond to over 48,000 domestic abuse incidents in 2021
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds
Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message
'The tip of the iceberg': 43% rise in people contacting Women's Aid
'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
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
Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to domestic abuse incidents last year
Access to rent supplement for victims of domestic violence extended to the end of the year
Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women
Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial
Domestic abuse supports still available during latest sets of Covid restrictions
Three police officers shot dead in France while responding to domestic abuse case
'The tip of the iceberg': Over 5,200 extra calls to Women's Aid helpline this year
Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year
Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions
Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher
Women's Aid says it's preparing for surge in contacts from women experiencing abuse during Level 5