Ursula Regan

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 Katherine Zappone: she has said Tusla has received 14,089 mandated reports in the 13 months up to the end of January this year

It is “imperative” that safe contact centres for children to facilitate access arrangements are introduced, the special rapporteur for child protectio(...)

Women’s Aid Impact Report: Prof Stephanie Holt, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone and Sinéad Burke at the launch on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Courts must consider any history of domestic violence when they make orders for access to children, an expert on children and domestic violence has sa(...)

Women’s Aid will publish its Impact Report for 2015 on Wednesday, which shows that its helpline services received 12,041 calls last year and heard details of 16,375 domestic abuse case.

A man’s bare hands can be “the most dangerous weapon women face”, Women’s Aid warned on Wednesday, as new figures show no weapons were used in nearly (...)

Three-quarters of abusers were male intimate partners, with 57 per cent current husbands or partners

The courts system dealing with domestic violence applications is “falling apart” and women are waiting four months for full barring orders, the head (...)

Rachel Mullen, Margaret Martin and Ursula Regan of  Women’s Aid. Photograph: Eric Luke

Violence against children and women is continuing during access visits arranged by courts, according to a report by Women’s Aid. The risk to children (...)