New court rules required under the Domestic Violence Act 2018 have come into effect.
Published 19 March 2019
New inheritance law reforms to prevent people who kill their partners from profiting will be brought to the Oireachtas within weeks.
Published 11 March 2019
Ireland has officially ratified the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence this effect from today.
Published 8 March 2019
A cross-party group of MPs is calling on the UK Government to extend new domestic abuse legislation to Northern Ireland.
Published 18 February 2019
The Victim Support at Court (V-SAC) charity has seen a 37 per cent increase in demand for its court accompaniment services in the last two years, the Irish Examiner reports.
Published 13 February 2019
The Government's strategy to tackle domestic, sexual and gender-based violence is set to be reviewed to examine its success.
Published 31 January 2019
The commencement of the Domestic Violence Act 2018 brings significant changes to Ireland’s law on domestic violence, including the introduction of offences under the heading of coercive control, the court’s express consideration of the victim’s psychological and emotional welfare, and extension of the eligibility of Safety and Protection Orders to all partners in an intimate relationship.
Published 11 January 2019
Michelle Cronin, solicitor at Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), sets out the significance of the newly-commenced Domestic Violence Act 2018.
Published 10 January 2019