Press Releases

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre supports the Children’s Referendum

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre supports the Children’s Referendum The Government has published the 31st Amendment of the Constitution Bill, which sets out the wording to put to the people in the Children’s Referendum on Saturday, 10th November. A dedicated …

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Press Release – The proposed Constitutional Amendent on Children

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes the publication of the wording of the proposed Constitutional Amendment on Children and the naming of the date for the Referendum  Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive DRCC said ; “Today is indeed a historic day …

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Press Release – Launch of Dublin Rape Crisis Annual Report 2011 & National Awareness Raising Campaign

 Launch of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s Annual Report and Statistics 2011 and the 2012 National Awareness RaisinCampaign by Minister Róisín Shortall There was an increase of 18% in first time callers to the National 24 hour Helpline operated by DRCC …

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Press Release – The recent decision by the DPP

The recent decision by the DPP goes a long way to restoring the confidence of the victims of sexual crimes in the criminal justice system Last month Justice Desmond Hogan handed down a 6 year sentence to Anthony Lyons when …

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Press Release – A message to the Class of 2012 from the National 24 Hour helpline 1800 77 88 88.

Let your hair down and not your guard The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) urges parents and the Class of 2012 to read the Staying Safe Tips before the celebrations begin. Since 2008 when the Staying Safe tips were first …

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Press Release – Is it fair that a person can pay compensation in lieu of serving a sentence?

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) today welcomes the sentence of 6 years handed down by Justice Desmond Hogan in the case of the conviction of Anthony Lyons of sexual assault. The sentence indicates the seriousness of the offence. Ellen …

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Join our Regular Giving Campaign

Campaign for Regular Giving We’ve just started a new Campaign for Regular Giving.  You can contact us at anytime to set up a Standing Order to make a monthly donation. We will send you a form for completion which you …

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Press Release – Child Protection in Ireland

The Dublin Rape Crisis  Centre (DRCC) commends both Minister Fitzgerald and Minister Shatter for the Publication of two heads of bills to strengthen Child Protection in Ireland The DRCC commends Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Frances Fitzgerald and Minister …

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

DRCC and NWCI celebrating St Patrick’s Day 2012 with President and Mrs Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin.

DRCC and NWCI celebrating St Patrick’s Day 2012 with President and Mrs Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Please click on the following link to our new Twitter page to see the photograph and while there maybe you can start …

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Many victims have been able to break their Silence because of Lorraine Mulvey’s Courage

                 Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said: “Lorraine Mulvey waived her right to anonymity yesterday after her father was sentenced by Justice Paul Carney to a custodial sentence …

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012