Press Releases

“Rape as a Weapon of War – Why Ireland Must Act”.

Introduction by Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop CEO Dublin Rape Crisis Centre to Public talk by Rafif Jouejati Director of Free Syria I would like to thank the organizers for inviting me to Chair this evening’s meeting. Before I hand over to Rafif Jouejati …

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Our Ceo Ellen O’Malley Dunlop to chair Public Meeting in NWCI tonight at 7pm

Public Meeting ‘Rape as a Weapon of War – Why Ireland Must Act’ One of the most prominent women in the broad Syrian Opposition Rafif Jouejati will speak about the systematic use of rape and sexualised torture in the worsening …

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Staying Safe Interview with Ellen on SpinFM Radio

Interview on Staying Safe Our CEO Ellen O’Malley Dunlop was interviewed by the Lunch time show on SpinFM Radio on Wednesday the 16th of May.  She spoke about Staying Safe this summer and the Don’t be that guy Campaign.  Please …

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Ireland Am Interview

Ireland Am Interview with Ellen O’Malley Dunlop & Catherine Halpin aunt of Jill Meagher Our Ceo Ellen O’Malley Dunlop speaking on Ireland Am this morning with Jill Meagher’s aunt Catherine.  Catherine and family are taking part in this year’s Flora …

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Press Release: Claire Byrne launches DRCC’s YOUR Campaign

For Ladies Who Lunge  Walk or run for the DRCC The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has launched a new campaign appealing for women to support them at this year’s Flora Women’s Mini Marathon, in an effort to help them provide …

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Press Release: The DRCC welcomes DPP’s decision

The DRCC welcomes the DPP’s decision to  appeal the sentence handed down toPatrick O’Brien, convicted rapist and child abuser of his daughter. Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of DRCC said: “Fiona Doyle’s name is now familiar to us all but in …

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Press Release: New Delhi & Dublin – How far apart are we?

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop,  CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said : “There was worldwide condemnation and rightly so, of the heinous rape and subsequent death of the 24 year old student who  was viciously gang raped on a New Delhi …

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Press Release: Staying Safe this Christmas

  There were 1,834 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 1,834 calls to the National 24 hour helpline for …

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes the results of the Children’s Referendum

In 2011 there were over 11,000 contacts to the National 24 hour Helpline 1800 77 8888. More than half of these contacts were from people who were raped and/or sexually assaulted as children.   Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive DRCC said: …

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

DRCC welcomes the launch of the “Don’t be that Guy” Awareness Raising Campaign

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre supports the Awareness Raising Campaign launched by Trinity College’s Students’ Union and Equality Office Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive DRCC said: “The campaign entitled “Don’t be that Guy” was initiated in Canada and takes the blame …

Friday, October 19th, 2012