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 ha...

Press Release – Is it fair that a person can pay compensation in lieu of serving a sentence?

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) today welcomes the sentence of 6 years handed down by Justice Desmond Hogan in the case of the conviction of Anthony Lyons of sexual assault. The sentence indicates the seriousness of the offence. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executi...

Helpline Information for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Over the past week Irish society has yet again been shocked by further revelations of cover ups and omissions in the handling of disclosures of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Ireland. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop Chief Executive of the DRCC said : “ The past 10 ye...

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Press Release – Child Protection in Ireland

The Dublin Rape Crisis  Centre (DRCC) commends both Minister Fitzgerald and Minister Shatter for the Publication of two heads of bills to strengthen Child Protection in Ireland

The DRCC commends Minister for Children and Youth Af...

DRCC and NWCI celebrating St Patrick’s Day 2012 with President and Mrs Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin.

DRCC and NWCI celebrating St Patrick’s Day 2012 with President and Mrs Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin.

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Many victims have been able to break their Silence because of Lorraine Mulvey’s Courage

                 Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said: “Lorraine Mulvey waived her right to anonymity yesterday after her father was sentenced by Justice Paul Carney to a...

Staying Safe This Christmas

There were 1,784 calls to 1 800 77 88 88, the National 24 hour Helpline for Rape and Sexual Abuse over the Christmas period last year Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop Chief Executive of DRCC said: “Last year there were 1,784 calls to the National 24 hour helpline for rape and se...

Report on Clerical Sex Abuse in the Diocese of Cloyne

Do the victims of clerical sex abuse in the diocese of Cloyne need this report Christmas week?

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive DRCC said: The DRCC will always welcome the publication of reports into allegations of child sex abuse so that the victims/surviv...

DRCC Commends and Welcomes the Publication of the Audit on the Six Dioceses

 The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC)  welcomes the publication of the audits prepared by Ian Elliot on the six diocese Raphoe, Derry, Dromore, Tuam, Kilmore & Ardagh and Clonmacnoise.

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop Chief Executive DRCC,