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#Protection Orders

# protection-orders - 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.

# protection-orders - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: Domestic violence applications rose by 5% in 2013

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s the experts view.

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of the safety orders that appeared before the courts.

# protection-orders - Monday 7 April, 2014

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts 'only the tip of iceberg'

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# protection-orders - Friday 24 May, 2013

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection

The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.

# protection-orders - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Domestic violence group encourage victims to come forward after judge's comments

Women’s Aid underlines the importance of victims being able to seek help, after a judge vents his frustration at victims withdrawing their sworn testimony.