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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Friday 19 February, 2021

Access to rent supplement for victims of domestic violence extended to the end of the year
# Rent Supplement
# Rent Supplement

Access to rent supplement for victims of domestic violence extended to the end of the year

Feb 19th 2021, 9:45 AM 7,047 Views 3 Comments

Rent supplement can be provided for an initial three-month period and the usual means test does not apply.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions
# Relationships
# Relationships

Opinion: Love in lockdown – nurturing relationships through Covid restrictions

Feb 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 14,618 Views 3 Comments

Two therapists have some advice for those looking to take care of their relationships on this Valentine’s Day.

# domestic-violence - Monday 25 January, 2021

Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to a domestic abuse incident last year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

Gardaí received 43,000 calls to respond to a domestic abuse incident last year

Jan 25th 2021, 9:18 PM 15,383 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí emphasised that the current travel restrictions do not apply in the case of domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears
# Trial
# Trial

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears

Jan 12th 2021, 6:40 PM 30,691 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of his crimes last November.

# domestic-violence - Monday 21 December, 2020

'The tip of the iceberg': Over 5,200 extra calls to Women's Aid helpline this year
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'The tip of the iceberg': Over 5,200 extra calls to Women's Aid helpline this year

Dec 21st 2020, 11:05 AM 10,182 Views 4 Comments

Sarah Benson, CEO of Women’s Aid, said she is “very concerned” about the impact of another lockdown in January.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks

Dec 9th 2020, 7:42 AM 9,743 Views 7 Comments

Operation Faoiseamh was launched by gardaí on 1 April this year.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent
# Structures
From The42
# Structures

Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 7,868 Views 2 Comments

Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'You will be believed': Woman beaten by step-mother for 10 years urges victims to report attackers
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

'You will be believed': Woman beaten by step-mother for 10 years urges victims to report attackers

Nov 18th 2020, 2:51 PM 27,346 Views 15 Comments

Cora Desmond has spoken about the abuse she suffered at the hands of Bridget Kenneally.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year

Nov 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,237 Views 5 Comments

From March to November this year, a total of 22,540 incidents were reported – representing a 14% increase.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial

Nov 12th 2020, 12:32 PM 18,467 Views 0 Comments

He was convicted yesterday in the first circuit court trial for offences under the 2018 Domestic Violence Act.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions

Nov 10th 2020, 7:54 AM 17,434 Views 7 Comments

July and August were the busiest months for helpline calls.

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 November, 2020

Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher
# London
# London

Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 10:11 AM 55,155 Views 0 Comments

The actor sued News Group Newspapers over a 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Gardaí resume Operation Faoiseamh as 18% rise in domestic abuse calls recorded since last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Gardaí resume Operation Faoiseamh as 18% rise in domestic abuse calls recorded since last year

Oct 28th 2020, 7:21 AM 18,349 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí have announced the commencement of a third phase of Operation Faoiseamh.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 36,660 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019

Aug 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,431 Views 17 Comments

Women reported being beaten, strangled, burned and raped, and there was a spike in calls during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2020

Johnny Depp joked about punching Amber Heard in the face, court told
# Libel Trial
# Libel Trial

Johnny Depp joked about punching Amber Heard in the face, court told

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 6:45 PM 26,970 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp has strongly denied allegations of domestic violence against Amber Heard.

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic

Jul 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,552 Views 1 Comment

Doctors have been urged to “be vigilant in terms of identifying and supporting victims of domestic abuse”.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Saunders has suspension lifted but fined for domestic violence 'advice' video
# Misconduct
From The42
# Misconduct

Saunders has suspension lifted but fined for domestic violence 'advice' video

Jul 23rd 2020, 1:34 PM 4,743 Views 4 Comments

The British boxer admitted it was a ‘silly mistake’, while promoter Eddie Hearn described his actions as ‘idiotic’.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 July, 2020

Amber Heard to begin giving evidence in Johnny Depp ‘wife beater’ libel trial
# London
# London

Amber Heard to begin giving evidence in Johnny Depp ‘wife beater’ libel trial

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 14,450 Views 0 Comments

Heard will today face questioning over 14 allegations of domestic violence – all denied by Depp.

# domestic-violence - Monday 29 June, 2020

Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules
# Amber Heard
# Amber Heard

Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules

Jun 29th 2020, 11:20 AM 27,376 Views 0 Comments

The actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher and its executive editor over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a “wife beater”.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb
# Safe Ireland
# Safe Ireland

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb

Jun 25th 2020, 7:40 AM 8,571 Views 13 Comments

Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid are partnering with Airbnb to help domestic violence survivors.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test

Jun 14th 2020, 1:23 PM 18,348 Views 21 Comments

The government announced the changes to the eligibility for the payment today.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

There has been a 25% increase in domestic violence calls to gardaí over past year

Jun 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,495 Views 8 Comments

People experiencing domestic abuse are being urged to contact gardaí.

# domestic-violence - Monday 1 June, 2020

Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months

Jun 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 15,887 Views 22 Comments

There has been a 25% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by gardaí over the same period in 2019.

# domestic-violence - Friday 29 May, 2020

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

May 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 24,711 Views 24 Comments

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Judge describes man (28) who assaulted wife as a 'savage' as he jails him for 13 months
# Clare
# Clare

Judge describes man (28) who assaulted wife as a 'savage' as he jails him for 13 months

May 21st 2020, 6:24 PM 51,980 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Patrick Durcan said he had never seen “such violence, thuggery and criminality perpetrated on a woman” before.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears

May 7th 2020, 5:26 PM 20,824 Views 0 Comments

The man barricaded himself into a stranger’s home where he drank the homeowner’s beer during a three-hour standoff with gardaí yesterday, a court was told.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 30,928 Views 10 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 April, 2020

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

"I feel constantly suffocated": The domestic violence epidemic raging behind closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 20th 2020, 6:35 AM 64,119 Views 13 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation into domestic abuse finds that services are dangerously underfunded during the coronavirus crisis.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic

Apr 15th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,263 Views 6 Comments

The adverts depict the reality for victims of domestic abuse when their home is no longer a safe place.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,370 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'They saved my life': Domestic abuse survivor urges neighbours to call gardaí if they hear violence
# Jessica Bowes
# Jessica Bowes

'They saved my life': Domestic abuse survivor urges neighbours to call gardaí if they hear violence

Apr 11th 2020, 11:10 AM 89,883 Views 54 Comments

Jessica Bowes said many victims are “treading on eggshells” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Friday 10 April, 2020

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown

Apr 10th 2020, 4:03 PM 24,120 Views 77 Comments

Sharon O’Halloran, Co-CEO of Safe Ireland, says the lack of contact from abused women and children during Covid-19 is a real cause for concern.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Gardaí implement Operation Faoisimh to protect against domestic abuse during Covid-19 crisis
# Reassurances
# Reassurances

Gardaí implement Operation Faoisimh to protect against domestic abuse during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 1st 2020, 8:51 AM 31,775 Views 48 Comments

Women’s Aid has reported a ‘heightened state of alert’ due to the current health emergency.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,534 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 18 January, 2020

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
# Shelter
# Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,120 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 11,992 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Increase in number of younger men joining programmes set up to help change abusive behaviour
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Increase in number of younger men joining programmes set up to help change abusive behaviour

Jan 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,787 Views 32 Comments

The Mend programme is 32 weeks long and mainly involves group sessions with other men.

# domestic-violence - Friday 13 December, 2019

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault
# Caroline Flack
# Caroline Flack

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

Dec 13th 2019, 1:40 PM 81,772 Views 0 Comments

She is due in court on 23 December, police said.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed
# Courting Disaster
# Courting Disaster

'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed

Dec 10th 2019, 7:51 AM 11,311 Views 2 Comments

Eleven organisations are calling for a dedicated Family Law Court to be developed in Dublin.

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