Press Releases

Press Release: Launch of DRCC’s 2015 Annual Report by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr. Katherine Zappone

  Supporting victims of Sexual Violence: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre 2015 Report shows strong demand for services Figures released today by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre show that in 2015 almost 12,000 people contacted the organisation’s national helpline.   Over half …

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Opinion Editorial: DRCC’s Ceo Noeline Blackwell

Rapist’s sentence reminds us there’s no permission ever for sexual violence ‘Deciding to make the statement on the rape was so difficult because it meant admitting to myself what had happened.” These words are part of the victim impact statement …

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 Dignity at Work training

A Training Seminar for Managers, HR Professionals, Equality Officers, Trade Union Representatives, Members of Boards of Management and others in key roles Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Harassment can occur in any work place, with often devastating effects for the individuals …

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Nov. 2016-Feb.2017 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 assault …

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Press Release: DRCC a partner in European Commission funded International PhD Programme

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre a partner in European Commission funded International PhD Programme Trinity leads €3.3 million Horizon 2020 project Researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s Centre for Global Health have secured €3.3 million for research into trauma-exposed populations in Europe. …

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

14th June – Working with Issues of Childhood Sexual abuse – 1 day workshop

This one day introductory workshop is intended for those who come into contact with the issue of childhood sexual abuse in their work and who wish to enhance their understanding of the dynamics and effects of this abuse and their …

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Press Release: WomanKind Fundraising Event in aid of DRCC

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre calls for greater recognition of the prevalence of rape. The Sexual Offences Bill 2015, which was near completion when the Dáil was dissolved, should be a priority for the new Government according to the incoming CEO …

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Press Release: DRCC asks You to Vote for Ireland’s Future

#VOTE for Ireland’s Future Joint call by Equality, Youth, Human Rights and Trade Union campaigners ‘Turnout is key if we want an Equal Ireland For All’  Voters are being encouraged to turn out in force in the General Election to …

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

DRCC Education and Training Programmes: Dignity at Work

Upcoming DRCC Dignity at Work Training  Programmes March 2016 Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Harassment can occur in any workplace, with often devastating effects for the individuals involved and for the organisation.  Employers have a responsibility in law to protect staff …

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Press Release: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre on new CEO of Tusla

THE DUBLIN RAPE CRISIS CENTRE (DRCC) WELCOMES THE APPOINTMENT OF FRED MCBRIDE AS THE NEW CEO OF TUSLA Ellen O’Malley Dunlop, the outgoing CEO of the DRCC said: “On behalf of the DRCC, we would like to congratulate Fred McBride …

Thursday, February 4th, 2016