Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop, CEO of the Rape Crisis Centre, outside 70 Leeson Street Lower, the centre’s home for 28 years. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is at risk of losing the Leeson Street premises that has been its home for the past 28 years, as it is being sold by a N(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said rape and sexual assault were ’abhorrences that blight our country’   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre received more than 9,000 counselling calls last year, with a 23 per cent increase in first-time callers. The cent(...)