Press Releases

Issues of Sexual Violence – The Counselling Process

This is an intensive 12 day in-service course for those working or beginning to work as counsellors and psychotherapists and for others in a counselling role who wish to enhance their understanding and skills in working with issues of sexual …

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Press Release: Rape is an inherently violent act – Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Rape is an inherently violent act. There is no such thing as a ‘less violent rape’ There have been a number of calls to the National 24 hour Helpline for victims of sexual violence  1800 77 88 88, emails and …

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Press Release: A message to the Junior Cert Class of 2014

A message to the Junior Cert Class of 2014 from the National 24 Hour Helpline for Sexual Violence 1 800 77 88 88 The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) urges parents and the Junior Cert Class of 2014 to read …

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Press Release: Annual Report 2013 Launch – Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Launch of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s Annual Report  and Statistics 2013        BY Dr. James Reilly, TD Minister for Children and Youth Affairs 12,192 contacts were answered by the DRCC’s National 24-Hour Helpline, the highest figure since 2009. 9,614 …

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Opinion Piece by DRCC’s CEO Ellen O’Malley Dunlop

Do you believe a drunk person is to blame if they are the victims of rape? We may try and distance ourselves from the possibility we or someone we love could be a victim Rape and sexual assault are subjects …

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

It is a false economy to cut back on funding to RCCs

It is always the case that a small amount of money spent on effective programmes will lead to a much larger saving in total cost in the future The recent  research from the ESRI confirms, not only the psychological impact …

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Press Release: Let your hair down not your guard

A message to the Class Of 2014 from the National 24 Hour Helpline for Sexual Violence 1 800 77 88 88 The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) urges parents and the Class of 2014 to read the Staying Safe Tips before …

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Press Release: DRCC welcomes the decision of DPP Appeal

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre broadly welcomes the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeal in Anthony Lyons Case. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of the DRCC said: The DRCC’s thoughts are first and foremost with the victim in this case …

Friday, August 1st, 2014

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