Press Releases

Invitation to Join our Volunteer Team

Volunteering with the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Here in the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre we recognise that we could not offer such a wide range of services without the ongoing support of our dedicated volunteers.  The DRCC have a team of …

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre adds its voice to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence In Conflict

The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Angeline Jolie are co-chairing a Global Summit in London over these few days (June 10-13) to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. This afternoon the British Embassy …

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Press Release: Tipperary Rape Crisis Centre services will continue as Normal

Anita Clancy Clarke, Manager of Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Centre today said: “I would like to clarify that Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Centre services continue to operate as normal.  The services are available out of the main office …

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) welcomes the 2 new Ministerial appointments

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive DRCC said: “The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has worked with Minister Frances Fitzgerald since her appointment as Minister for Children and Youth Affairs and has found her to be a dedicated, energetic and committed Minister, who …

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Press Release: ‘Not Happily Ever After’ Campaign Launch

‘Not happily ever after’: National Helpline agencies launch new joint campaign highlighting sexual violence in relationships Today, Thursday 8th May, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Women’s Aid launch the brand new ‘Not happily ever after’ national public awareness campaign, …

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

‘This is Not Happily Ever After’ Public Awareness Campaign

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has teamed up with Women’s Aid to raise awareness of sexual violence in relationships. This is not Happily Ever After, a four week long national public awareness campaign funded by Cosc, The National Office for the Prevention of …

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Saving Childhood Group welcomes the publication of the Children First Bill 2014 and highlights areas of concern

Today the Saving Childhood group has welcomed the newly published Children First Bill 2014 by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, TD. The group comprising Barnardos, CARI, Children’s Rights Alliance, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Empowering People in Care …

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Press Release: Staying Safe This St. Patrick’s Weekend

Staying Safe This St. Patrick’s Weekend  St. Patrick’s weekend is a time to celebrate our national heritage and our unique culture. At the DRCC we wish everyone an enjoyable and safe holiday. We have devised the following Saying Safe Tips: …

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Press Release: DRCC deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Campaigner Christine Buckley

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of DRCC said: Christine Buckley will be a great loss to her family and she will be a great loss to all the survivors of institutional abuse whom she has supported, represented and helped over the …

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Press Release: The DRCC welcomes Justice Paul Carney’s Sentence in Athlone Case

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) welcomes Justice Paul Carney’s sentence today of two concurrent life sentences for the convicted rapist, involving two children in Athlone last year. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop CEO of DRCC said: There are very powerful societal messages …

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014