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 

Winter Storm Update – Helpline Operating as Normal

Winter Storm Update – Helpline Operating as Normal

The National 24-Hour Helpline is operating as normal. Please call 1800 77 88 88 if you need support.

DRCC needs volunteers!

DRCC needs volunteers!

Volunteers are an essential part of our team here at the DRCC, helping to operate our National 24-Hour Helpline, provide accompaniment services to people attending the Rotunda Hospital’s Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU), Garda stations or court, and give talks to schoo...

DRCC Annual Corporate Quiz Challenge

DRCC Annual Corporate Quiz Challenge

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) annual Corporate Quiz Challenge is a vital part of our fundraising calendar and will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel on Thursday 8th March. This popular fundraising event, hosted by Pat Kenny, will start with...

DRCC announces grant from The Community Foundation

DRCC announces grant from The Community Foundation

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has received a grant of €40,000 over two years in support of its Policy and Campaigns work. Noeline Blackwell, CEO of the DRCC, stated that “We are so grateful to The Community Foundation for Ireland for supporting this important ...

Christmas 2017 Message

Christmas 2017 Message

 

Wishing you a very ...