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Galwayman jailed for weekly rape of his foster sister

A Galway man has been sentenced to seven and half years in prison for the weekly rape of his foster sister more than 10 years ago.

Galwayman jailed for eight years for rape and sexual assault of daughter

A Galway man who committed “despicable crimes” by subjecting his daughter to years of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.

Support and counselling at Athlone Rape Crisis Centre

Angela Scanlon, well-known Irish broadcaster, recently launched Panadol’s ‘This is what we’re made of’ campaign, a celebration of the unique formula that makes Ireland so different.

Prayer vigil for an end to violence against women

An organisation within the Church of Ireland is organising a prayer vigil on Saturday in support of an international campaign which is calling for an end to violence against women.

‘I can’t overstate the incredible generosity of the public’

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Last Friday night was the occasion for COPE Galway’s annual Sleep Out where 30 of the city’s business and community leaders spent 12 hours sleeping on the streets in a venture that has raised €110,000 to date for homelessness services.

Join the team at Galway Rape Crisis Centre as a SATU psychological support worker

Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.

Join the team at Galway Rape Crisis Centre as psychological support worker

Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.

More than 1,700 calls made to domestic violence helpline

omen experiencing domestic abuse received more than 1,700 calls last year.

Two out of five local women surveyed say domestic violence began when they were pregnant

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All of the participants in a local study about parenting in relationships characterised by domestic violence and abuse continue to experience abuse despite having left these relationships, it was revealed this week.

Call for workers experiencing domestic violence to be given paid leave

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With more than 100 instances of reported domestic abuse in Galway last year, Ireland must follow the lead of Australia and the United States by introducing paid leave to workers experiencing domestic violence.

 

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