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# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier Domestic Violence

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

From TheJournal.ie “Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked.” Domestic Abuse

“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

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him Double Standards

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

From TheJournal.ie Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison Michelle Kosilek

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

From TheJournal.ie Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight Retaliation

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘I swear it will never happen again’ – what he said 5 weeks before he killed her Domestic Violence

‘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

From TheJournal.ie 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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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son’ Domestic Violence

‘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

From TheJournal.ie ‘Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence Overlooked

‘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

From TheJournal.ie Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account Jealousy

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

From TheJournal.ie Gerry to Enda: I’m trying to prick your ‘golden circle’ bubble Salary Caps

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

From TheJournal.ie NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl Prime Time

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda PULSE system “not fit for purpose” and should be scrapped Does Not Compute

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda Jerry McCabe killer questioned over stabbing of his wife Pauline Tully McAuley Kilnaleck

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

From TheJournal.ie Last year saw 184 protection orders granted to parents against their children Dublin District Court

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated 16 Days Of Action

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy’ White Ribbon Day

‘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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Increases in domestic violence against men Reaching Out

Increases in domestic violence against men

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

# domestic-violence - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence?

A Swedish social experiment showed all but one person ignoring it. Would you?

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey’s domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom Eternal Shame

Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey’s domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Government set to meet pressurised women’s refuge about funding Domestic Violence

Government set to meet pressurised women’s refuge about funding

‘Respond’ will meet with the Government’s Tusla agency next week.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face Slim Shady

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face

The lyrics were included in a newly released freestyle.

# domestic-violence - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs” — Enda Kenny Domestic Violence

“We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs” — Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year Shelter

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.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime Report

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime

Today’s report by the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence suggests changes to the way prostitution is legislated for.

From TheJournal.ie Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault? Justice Committee

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Staff at Kerry Women’s Refuge to strike over roster dispute Domestic Violence

Staff at Kerry Women’s Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Failed time and time again’: 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids Homeless Ireland

‘Failed time and time again’: 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds who called women’s helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse Domestic Violence

Hundreds who called women’s helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help Abusive Relationship

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help

Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Week in the Family Court: Domestic violence applications rose by 5% in 2013 Family Courts Series

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.

From TheJournal.ie A Week in the Family Court: ‘Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son’ Family Courts Series

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.

# domestic-violence - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The42 NFL hands senior roles to domestic violence experts after latest controversies Changes

NFL hands senior roles to domestic violence experts after latest controversies

The advisors will help shape policies relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The host of MTV’s Catfish is under fire for this dopey tweet about domestic abuse Catfish

The host of MTV’s Catfish is under fire for this dopey tweet about domestic abuse

Nev Schulman was himself expelled from college in 2006 for hitting a woman at a party.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence Women's Aid

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.

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