Take Heart – Art exhibition & pop-up sale

Take Heart – Art exhibition & pop-up sale

In partnership with a collective of artists, writers and other creatives, the Take Heart art ...

Frontline Gardaí need training in sexual violence cases

Frontline Gardaí need training in sexual violence cases

Following revelations that the number of people who have come forward to report sex crimes over the past 14 years has been overestimated in official crime statistics, DRCC Chief Executive Noeline Blackwell commented that frontline garda...

Statement from the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – 11th April 2018

Statement from the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – 11th April 2018

Following the lifting of reporting restrictions in the recent Belfast rape trial, Noeline Blackwell, CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has today issued a statement reminding the public of supports available from rape crisis centres around the country and of the National 2...

#EveryStep – VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2018

#EveryStep – VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2018

Help us be there for survivors of sexual violence--every step of the way. Calling r...

DRCC welcomes review of sexual assault trials

DRCC welcomes review of sexual assault trials

DRCC CEO Noeline Blackwell on The Women’s Podcast

DRCC CEO Noeline Blackwell on The Women’s Podcast

Noeline Blackwell, Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, was on the Women's Podcast on 29 March to discuss the differences between rape trials in Northern Ireland and the Republic, how the process can be improved to protect complainants and the impact...

Time to balance rights and fairness in court

Time to balance rights and fairness in court

by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre CEO and Spokesperson Noeline Blackwell appeared in the Irish Examiner on 29 March 2018. Dublin Rape Crisis Centre believes legal assistance should be provided to complainants in rape trials where the main issue is credibility, says ...

DRCC statement following verdict in the Belfast rape trial

DRCC statement following verdict in the Belfast rape trial

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre notes that the trial in Belfast of three people for rape and other sexual offences and another for withholding information has concluded with the acquittal of all four defendants. We recognise also the importance that the Belfast case has had in ...

DRCC Submission on the Law Reform Commission Proposed New Programme of Law Reform 

DRCC Submission on the Law Reform Commission Proposed New Programme of Law Reform 

DRCC calls for review of sentencing for marital rape 

DRCC calls for review of sentencing for marital rape 

Thursday 1 March 2018. For immediate release