Press Releases

Offering support in the aftermath of rape and sexual assault 12 May, 2015

This one day introductory workshop is intended for those who come into contact in their work with people who have experienced rape and sexual assault and who want to increase their understanding of the impact and their ability to respond …

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Working with issues of Childhood Sexual Abuse 5th May, 2015

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 want to enhance their understanding of the dynamics and effects of abuse and their ability …

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Dignity at Work Seminar 21 April, 2015

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

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

DRCC Christmas Opening Hours 2014

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre will be Closed for Christmas and New Year over the following dates: Wednesday        24th December Thursday             25th December Friday                    26th December Saturday              27th December Thursday              January 1st The Centre will …

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Press Release: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Informings and Warnings from the DRCC for a Happy Christmas There were 1,821 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 …

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The DRCC welcomes the publication of the New Sexual Offences Bill 2014

 The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) welcomes the publication of the Heads of the New Sexual Offences Bill 2014 Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO said: “We commend the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald for delivering on her promise of getting the Heads of …

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

DRCC’s Response to PFAI’s Stuart Gilhooly’s interview on Drivetime

As the representative of a victim representative organisation it was difficult to listen to a solicitor question the rule of law of another common law jurisdiction to the extent that Stuart Gilhooly did in his interview with Drivetime and to …

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

DRCC’s response to the PFAI article regarding convicted rapist Ched Evans

The DRCC welcomes that the PFAI has taken down what we believe to be a seriously ill judged blog by their solicitor Stuart Gilhooly in relation to the Ched Evans’ situation. Alleged is a term preserved for the presumption of …

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Press Release: DRCC and the Garda Inspectorate Report

The DRCC welcomes the Garda Inspectorate Report on Crime Investigation and its recommendations but unless they are implemented they have no value Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of the DRCC said: “ One of the more disconcerting aspects of the Garda …

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Press Release: DRCC welcomes the publication of the joint Commitee on Justice, Defence and Equality’s report

Hearings in relation to Domestic and Sexual Violence Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO of the DRCC said: There is a lot to welcome in this report. Among the welcome recommendations are: Changes in  the Law and Criminal Sanctions with regard to Domestic …

Thursday, October 16th, 2014