Don Hennessy

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I became isolated from family and friends and dreaded visitors to my home in case they noticed something

Spousal abuse does not always involve violence. Coercion, emotional abuse and controlling behaviour can be just as devastating for victims, but is mor(...)

Recognising behavioural warning signs associated with domestic violence was identified as a key component to tackle the problem in the Women’s Aid report Photograph: Thinkstock

Recognising behavioural warning signs associated with domestic violence was identified as a key component to tackle the problem in the Women’s Aid rep(...)

Domestic abuse: one of the three areas where extra care is needed with restorative justice

The case of John Carvin, a 45-year-old man from Swords, Co Dublin who sexually abused his brother’s stepdaughter, was depressingly unremarkable for th(...)

‘Being a male who experiences domestic violence is doubly stigmatising, because it is seen as emasculating, and because people are frankly sceptical that women can inflict damage on men in the same way.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Simone George, a solicitor and researcher, chose to introduce a report on domestic abuse in Ireland with an unusual image – a box of shoes. Sitting in(...)