Press Release – A message to the Class of 2012 from the National 24 Hour helpline 1800 77 88 88.

Let your hair down and not your guard

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) urges parents and the Class of 2012 to read the Staying Safe Tips before the celebrations begin. Since 2008 when the Staying Safe tips were first published there has...

Tips to help young people: Staying Safe this Summer

Over the past number of summers the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has seen an increase in the incidents of young men and women being raped or sexually assaulted while celebrating exam results, attending outdoor summer events, or when they are holidaying together abroad. ...

Comment from Ellen on stepping down as CEO

I am stepping down as CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre after a very fruitful and fulfilling 10 years in the position. I have been working on succession planning with the Board of the DRCC since September and I look forward to handing over the position to someone who will...

DRCC’s Response to PFAI’s Stuart Gilhooly’s interview on Drivetime

As the representative of a victim representative organisation it was difficult to listen to a solicitor question the rule of law of another common law jurisdiction to the extent that Stuart Gilhooly did in his interview with Drivetime and to read extracts from the blog he pu...

DRCC’s response to the PFAI article regarding convicted rapist Ched Evans

The DRCC welcomes that the PFAI has taken down what we believe to be a seriously ill judged blog by their solicitor Stuart Gilhooly in relation to the Ched Evans’ situation. Alleged is a term preserved for the presumption of innocence before a trial which every accused...

Press Release: DRCC welcomes the publication of the joint Commitee on JusticePress Release:

The DRCC welcomes the Garda Inspectorate Report on Crime Investigation and its recommendations but unless they are implemented they have no value Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of the DRCC said: “ One of the more disconcerting a...

Press Release: DRCC welcomes the publication of the joint Commitee on Justice, Defence and Equality’s report

Hearings in relation to Domestic and Sexual Violence Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO of the DRCC said: There is a lot to welcome in this report. Among the welcome recommendations are:

  • Changes in the Law and Criminal Sanctions with regard to Domest...

Press Release: Rape is an inherently violent act – Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Rape is an inherently violent act. There is no such thing as a ‘less violent rape’

There have been a number of calls to the National 24 hour Helpline for victims of sexual violence 1800 77 88 88, emails and social media responses, from victims and members of t...

Press Release: A message to the Junior Cert Class of 2014

A message to the Junior Cert Class of 2014 from the National 24 Hour Helpline for Sexual Violence 1 800 77 88 88 The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) urges parents and the Junior Cert Class of 2014 to read the Staying Safe Tips before the ...

Press Release: Annual Report 2013 Launch – Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Launch of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s Annual Report

and Statistics 2013

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