Press Releases

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

Press Release: WomanKind Lunch and Fashion Show

WomanKind Lunch and Fashion ShowIn Aid of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre WomanKind, a lunch and fashion show in aid of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, will take place in The Four Seasons Hotel, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4 on Mother’s …

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Press Release: Launch of the new Child & Family Agency – Tusla

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes the launching of Tusla, The Child and Family Agency Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO, DRCC said “This week we are hearing  once again, as a result of the Northern Ireland Institutional Abuse Inquiry,  the harrowing experiences …

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Press Release: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – Louise O’Keeffe

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes the decision of the Court of Human Rights in the Louise O’Keeffe case. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO of the DRCC said: “Louise O’Keeffe has come to the end of her long road for justice. Thankfully …

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

DRCC Christmas Charity Bracelets available in Avoca

                                                   Unisex Limited Edition Bracelet available in all of the Avoca Stores and from Reception in …

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Press Release: Staying Safe this Christmas

Staying Safe This Christmas   There were 2,113 calls to 1 800 77 88 88, the National 24 hour Helpline for Rape and Sexual Abuse over the Christmas period last year  Last year there were 2,113 calls to the National …

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Press Release: DRCC releases DublinRCC App & Ezine

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) is pleased to announce the publication of its new ezine. In the first edition we are also launching our new information app in collaboration with TheApp4u.com. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO, DRCC said; “In today’s world …

Friday, December 13th, 2013