Press Release: HRH Duchess of Cornwall Visits the DRCC – 12th May 2017

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall today visited Dublin Rape Crisis Centre to see how those working in the Centre and their colleagues help the victims of se...

BodyRight Facilitator 4 day training

The DRCC invites appropriate professionals working with young people including Youthreach, youth work, residential care, and second level school staff to attend a training programme which will equip them to facilitate the DRCC BodyRight programme wi...

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre highlights right to sexual consent on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March)

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre highlights right to sexual consent on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March) Statement by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre To celebrate the launch of their action marking International Women’s Da...

Blog Post – A Proposal for St. Valentine’s Day by DRCC’s CEO Noeline Blackwell

A PROPOSAL FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DAY – blog post from Noeline Blackwell Tomorrow, 14 February 2017, the Tánaiste or her representative on behalf of the Department of Justice & Equality will make a proposal to our Senators of which all followers of St. Valentine must ...

DRCC urges Government to tackle sexual violence by improving justice systems

In a submission made today to an expert Geneva-based UN Committee, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has highlighted the low rate of reporting and prosecutions in cases of sexual violence. Centre CEO Noeline Blackwell said ‘Our submission shows that the rate of reporting se...

Press Release: Warning by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. Sex without Consent is Rape

In the lead up to the New Year festivities, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre issued an urgent reminder to all those socialising at this time that sex without consent is rape. Referring to a recent Eurobarometer poll, published last month, where 21% of the 1,002 Irish people su...

Happy Christmas from the DRCC

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and New Year From all at the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The DRCC would like to take this opportunity ...

16 Days Blog Post by DRCC’s Ceo Noeline Blackwell

Countering Violence with Consent - The 16 days of action against Violence Against Women

Sometimes, people find it hard to identify whether they are engaged in consensual sexual activity with another person. The Sup...

Press release: Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape

Press release. Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. 11 November 2016 Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape In its judgment today, the Supreme Court has considered the meaning of consent in Irish law. Del...

Issues of Sexual Violence – The Counselling Process

This in-depth 12 day programme is provided for counsellors and psychotherapists or those offering in-depth support who wish to enhance their understanding and skills in working with adolescent and adult clients who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual assaul...