Launch of the Broken Spiral

Launch of the Broken Spiral

The Broken Spiral is an anthology of short stories by Irish authors in aid of the Dublin Rape Cr...

Annual Flag Day Collections

Annual Flag Day Collections

Our Annual Flag Day Collections took place on 13-14 October. We had 150 volunteers collecting for DRCC in 20 locations around County Dublin. A heartfelt thanks from all of us at the DRCC to all of you who donated your time or your money to this collection–we are so grat...

16 Days Blogs

16 Days Blogs

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Policy Work

DRCC Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

July, 2017 Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Submission (DRCC) to the United Nations Committee Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or...

Blog Post: Why I Volunteer with the DRCC

I feel very privileged more than anything to be here to speak to you on behalf of the other 98 committed volunteers who every day of every week—24/7—give of themselves to keep this vital service running and are the first point of contact for victims of sexual violence. ...

Press Release:  Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Launches Annual Report for 2016

Press Release: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Launches Annual Report for 2016

 

Ahead of launching the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Annual Report for 2016 today, Minister Charlie Flanagan said that he was “delighted to launch this report, which shows the valuable work done by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, providing services and expertise th...

Open letter to media organisations from Noeline Blackwell, CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

Dear media organisations, George Hook’s remarks on Newstalk on Friday, 8th September have highlighted once again how incorrect information and a lack of awareness in opinions, comments, reporting or storylines by the media can be not only offensive, but also do...

Complaint to Newstalk about George Hook broadcast 8 Sept 2017

  To Ms. Patricia Monahan, Managing Director, Newstalk.   15 September 2017 Via email. Dear Ms. Monahan, I write on behalf of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre to complain about George Hook’s comments in relation to the responsibility of victims for being raped...

NEWS: DRCC Launching Volunteer Appeal

DO YOU HAVE TIME TO VOLUNTEER?

Are you interested in joining the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre as part of our...

Press Release: UN Committee raises worries about Irish protection for victims of sexual and domestic violence

  Today, the Geneva based Committee Against Torture has issued its conclusions on how Ireland is complying with the UN Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Punishment. Amongst a range of issues covered, the report looked at the situation i...