Press Releases

16 Days Blog Post by DRCC’s Ceo Noeline Blackwell

Countering Violence with Consent – The 16 days of action against Violence Against Women Sometimes, people find it hard to identify whether they are engaged in consensual sexual activity with another person. The Supreme Court was recently able to say …

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Press release: Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape

Press release. Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. 11 November 2016 Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape In its judgment today, the Supreme Court has considered the meaning of consent in Irish law. Delivering the judgment of the …

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Flag Days 2016 Update: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The DRCC would like to thank everyone for supporting our Annual Flag Day Collections for 2016 The DRCC’s Annual Flag Day Collections took place in various locations around Dublin during the month of October however the main dates were the …

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Issues of Sexual Violence – The Counselling Process

This in-depth 12 day programme is provided for counsellors and psychotherapists or those offering in-depth support who wish to enhance their understanding and skills in working with adolescent and adult clients who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault …

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Press Release: DRCC Welcomes Louise O’Neill’s documentary ‘Asking For It?’

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes Louise O’Neill’s ‘Asking for It?’ documentary on Consent The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) welcomes the release of the Reality Bites documentary ‘Asking For It?’ shown (Tuesday 1 November 2016) on RTE2 television. According to the organisation, …

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Press Release: DRCC asks TDs to prioritise the Sexual Offences Bill

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre asks TDs to prioritise sexual offences Bill in forthcoming Dáil session. Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has today mailed all Ministers and TDs, urging them to use their power in the forthcoming Dáil session to prioritise and …

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Press Release: Launch of DRCC’s 2015 Annual Report by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr. Katherine Zappone

  Supporting victims of Sexual Violence: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre 2015 Report shows strong demand for services Figures released today by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre show that in 2015 almost 12,000 people contacted the organisation’s national helpline.   Over half …

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Opinion Editorial: DRCC’s Ceo Noeline Blackwell

Rapist’s sentence reminds us there’s no permission ever for sexual violence ‘Deciding to make the statement on the rape was so difficult because it meant admitting to myself what had happened.” These words are part of the victim impact statement …

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 Dignity at Work training

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Nov. 2016-Feb.2017 Sexual violence – The Counselling Process

This in-depth 12 day programme is provided for counsellors and psychotherapists or those offering in-depth support who wish to enhance their understanding and skills in working with adolescent and adult clients who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault …

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016