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(...)

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(...)

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(...)