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# Domestic Violence

This month
July 2024
Court hears that father of one allegedly threatened to kill partner, pour boiling water over her
Women and girls in Ireland are 'primed for violence' on a daily basis, Holly Cairns tells Dáil
Man on trial for murder will admit he strangled his partner to death, court hears
Last month
June 2024
Man who dragged ex-partner along road in 'horrific' attack gets 21-month suspended sentence
Defence Forces begin investigation into why sailor was not dismissed after assault conviction
Petty Officer David O’Gorman of Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny has been convicted of assault charges relating to an incident where he attacked his former girlfriend.
'Utterly appalling': Women's Aid records highest ever increase in reports of domestic abuse
Man jailed for 12 years for 'sadistic and humiliating violence' against his wife
This year
Olivia Rodrigo to donate portion of proceeds from European shows to domestic violence charity
Domestic violence order was not served 'for several weeks' because Garda was on annual leave
Man accused of grabbing partner by neck and threatening to kill her in front of children denied bail
Meav McLoughlin Doyle details horrific abuse, and how reaching out for help led to the way out
Maev Doyle, ex-wife of jailed former Garda, says it's time Ireland 'did better for our women'
Over half of domestic violence refuges across the country are full
Services told The Journal that the housing crisis has made it extremely difficult for women and children in refuge accommodation to move on.
New statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence established from today
Last year
PSNI urges victims to 'speak out' as Ballymena man is jailed for brutal attack on woman
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
Domestic violence victims now entitled to five days leave from work to access supports
Family of Irish woman killed by ex-boyfriend in murder-suicide warn about abusive relationships
'I felt like I was special': Children in refuge want more time with support workers
Funeral of Denise Morgan hears there will be 'no justice' after she was shot dead in New York
Stalking is now a standalone offence and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison
Gardaí recorded over 22,000 incidents of assault last year, report finds
Judge grants Safety Order to woman after ex-boyfriend 'took intimate videos without consent'
New Bill seeks to establish register for those convicted of domestic violence
Pascal Donohoe announces new domestic violence leave for civil servants
'Nowhere to go': How the housing crisis is lethal for domestic violence victims
Statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence to begin operating in January
Poll: Should there be free legal aid for all domestic violence cases?
TDs call for expanded legal aid for domestic violence after judge warns 'working poor' lose out
District Court judge calls for mandatory free legal aid for domestic violence cases
Domestic violence leave will include full pay
Domestic violence case dropped against ex-Man United star Ryan Giggs
Figures show rise in breaches of domestic violence court orders
Record high number of domestic abuse reports were made with Women's Aid last year
Harris says family concerns will be 'considered' in domestic violence report recommendations
Long-awaited report on familial homicide cases goes to Cabinet today
Sexual and domestic abuse victims can feel 'belittled' by social workers, report finds
More than 16,600 domestic abuse reports made to gardaí so far this year
Rate of pay for domestic violence leave should be worked out by end of summer, says minister
Domestic violence charges dropped against Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland