Emma Murphy

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‘We have to be clear that we want equality in the home – not homes where dominance prevails. This is the root of all violence’ Sharon O’Halloran said

Inequality within the family home has to be addressed if domestic violence is to be tackled, a leading expert on the issue has warned. Sharon O’Hallo(...)

Emma Murphy: “You think you know somebody, you know?” she said in her video recorded  after an attack by her partner

When Emma Murphy sat down three years ago, with a fresh black eye, to record a video about domestic abuse, she imagined she was sharing her story with(...)

Nobody’s fool:  Anthony Hopkins. Photograph: Ed Miller

King Lear Monday, BBC Two, 9.30pm A mad king rules over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England, and pretty soon everything descends into chao(...)

Cork secured the All-Ireland minor A camogie title  by virtue of an all-round team performance, with eight different contributors to their 18-point tally.

Cork moved through the gears in the final quarter to get the better of Galway and claim the All-Ireland minor A camogie title by 0-18 t0 1-11 in MacDo(...)

Advocate for victims of domestic violence Emma Murphy (left) with Orla O’ Connor, director of the National Womens Council of Ireland. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Victims of domestic violence have no faith in the court system and this prevents them from going to the Garda, according to a woman whose ex-partner a(...)

Many victims of domestic violence choose family rather than criminal courts, as they are not entitled to anonymity during the criminal prosecution process. File image: Reuters

Consideration should be given to establishing “fast-track” criminal courts to handle domestic violence cases, a Director of Public Prosecutions offici(...)

Francis Usanga (31) of Lanesboro, Finglas, Dublin, arriving  at  Dublin District Court where he was found guilty of assault causing harm to his ex-girlfriend, Emma Murphy, in July 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Former TV fitness instructor Francis Usanga has been found guilty of attacking his former partner who told a court she was punched in the face when sh(...)

Francis Usanga (30)  is accused of assault causing harm to model Emma Murphy. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

The trial of TV fitness instructor Francis Usanga – who denies assaulting model Emma Murphy – will be shown video evidence, a court has heard. The 3(...)

Emma Murphy and Elizabeth Cash with some of their children: ‘We eat our dinner sitting on the bed.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Elizabeth Cash, her partner John Moorehouse and their two youngest children, Annie (9) and Bridget (5), share a bed in the kitchen of their two-room h(...)

Former TV fitness instructor Francis Usanga has pleaded not guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend and will go on trial in November. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Former TV fitness instructor Francis Usanga has pleaded not guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend and will go on trial in November. Mr Usanga, prev(...)

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