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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge

He posted bail yesterday.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 26 December, 2015

'Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised': Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries

Nurses say it can be upsetting to see the same woman come back multiple times with injuries, knowing she’s in trouble.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture Dear Daddy This post contains videos

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'

A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.

# domestic-violence - Friday 23 October, 2015

"It was quite a picture": Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner

Colleen Higgins’ ex-partner helped her take a selfie of her injuries.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY

The figures were compiled via a one-day census taken by domestic violence watchdog SAFE Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her

“There are no words to express our gratitude for his bravery, we are forever in his debt.”

# domestic-violence - Monday 12 October, 2015

'This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse'

Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said 'You’re not going anywhere'

Women’s Aid will field calls 24 hours a day from 2016 onwards.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge The girls mocked for taking selfies at baseball had a brilliant response to the controversy My Generation

# domestic-violence - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Tallaght women's refuge to close doors due to lack of funding

The Cuan Álainn refuge supports mothers and children before they move into longer-term housing.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'I'm not the pink elephant in the room': Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence

The singer assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

# domestic-violence - Friday 4 September, 2015

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman

Leeann Foley, from Cork, was shot dead at her home near the Emirates Stadium last November.

Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends

Domestic violence can happen to anyone- regardless of their age, writes Alex O’Keefe.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up

At the same time barring orders have reduced considerably in recent times according to official courts statistics just released regarding domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier

An emergency order can last for eight days and a barring order for up to three years.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

"Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked."

There were 16,464 disclosures of domestic abuse in Ireland last year – over 45 a day.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The42 This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game 'skit' has landed the team in hot water Tone Deaf

This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game 'skit' has landed the team in hot water

The video has been widely criticised.

# domestic-violence - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

From The42 For all his success, there's one fight Mayweather will never win People's Chump

For all his success, there's one fight Mayweather will never win

The undefeated American will never be crowned the people’s champion.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight

The boxer has pleaded guilty to two allegations of violence against women, including hitting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children.

# domestic-violence - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence Problems

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence

Much of the coverage of the American’s life outside the ring has focused on his wild spending habits.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# domestic-violence - Friday 3 April, 2015

Ballsy campaign uses men's underwear to fight violence against women Brief Message This post contains images

Ballsy campaign uses men's underwear to fight violence against women

An artist wants men to write brief (get it?) messages on their pants and share them online.

# domestic-violence - Monday 30 March, 2015

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'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'

Ireland’s legal system is failing women “at every level” according to new research.

# domestic-violence - Friday 6 March, 2015

'Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence

Salvation Army is using the now iconic dress in an awareness campaign.

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Gerry to Enda: I'm trying to prick your 'golden circle' bubble

Several ministers lobbied to have their advisers’ salaries increased.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Garda Jerry McCabe killer questioned over stabbing of his wife Pauline Tully McAuley

Pearse McAuley is being held at Cavan Garda Station.

# domestic-violence - Friday 12 December, 2014

Last year saw 184 protection orders granted to parents against their children

Figures from Dublin District Court also show that over 1,000 guardian applications came from grandparents.

# domestic-violence - Friday 28 November, 2014

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated

Relationships between minorities and the police can involve fear and mistrust – creating additional obstacles for women seeking to leave a violent situation.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

'It's upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy'

Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about... Shoes This post contains images

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about...

Campaigners from Women’s Aid have put dozens of shoes on display outside the Dáil today.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Increases in domestic violence against men

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.