Press Releases

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

Press Release: The DRCC Board announce departure of CEO Ellen O’Malley Dunlop & arrival of Noeline Blackwell

“Together I think we have made a difference” CHAMPION OF VICTIMS OF RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE STEPS DOWN FROM DRCC POST The Board of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre today announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer, Ellen O’Malley Dunlop, …

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Press Release: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The DRCC welcomes the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Ellen O’Malley Dunlop, CEO said:  “We welcome the publication of the Second National Strategy on Domestic Sexual and Gender Based Violence and we are pleased to see …

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

NEWS: The DRCC’s Election Manifesto 2016 – Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling on all Political Parties to include in their election manifestos a commitment to the following: D             Deliver a second SAVI (Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland) Report to get the true prevalence …

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Press Release: The DRCC has recorded an increase in reporting of sexual assaults in 2015

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has recorded an increase of 36% in the number of victims of recent rape & sexual assault to the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin in 2015 Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO of …

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

DRCC Christmas Opening Hours 2015

Please note that our National 24-Hour Helpline 1800 77 8888 will operate as normal throughout the Holiday period. During the Christmas and New Year the Centre will be Closed on: Thursday, December 24th Friday, December 25th. Saturday, December 26th. Sunday, …

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Press Release: Staying Safe this Christmas 2015

A message from the DRCC There were 1,948 calls to 1 800 77 88 88, the National 24 hour Helpline for Rape and Sexual Abuse over the Christmas period last year Our aim is to offer a safe and confidential …

Thursday, December 17th, 2015