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#women and children

# women-and-children - 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.

# women-and-children - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

# women-and-children - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Domestic violence victims turned away 2,537 times in 2011 from overcrowded refuges

Calls from domestic violence services said: “It shouldn’t take days, weeks, months or sometimes years for a woman’s needs to be met.”