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Online Public Meeting: The impact of Covid 19 on domestic violence

On the 28th of May I was joined by Senator Ivana Bacik, Cllr. Juliet O’Connell, Bridin Moloney (Local Area Representative New Ross district and Chairperson of the Wexford Women’s Refuge), Sarah Benson - CEO of Women’s Aid - Sean Cooke - CEO of the Men’s Development Network - to discuss the impact of Covid 19 on domestic violence.

The meeting which was hosted by Labour Youth in Lucan-Palmerstown was streamed live on Facebook and the recording of the meeting can be found here:

The Women’s Aid helpline can be contacted on 1800 341 900

The Women’s Aid online messaging service can be found at

The Male Advice Line can be contacted on 1800 816 588 and is available at the following hours

Monday & Wednesday 10am - 6pm

Tuesday & Thursday 12-8pm

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2pm - 6pm

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre can be contacted on their 24 hour national helping 1800 77 8888.

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