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"Ancient Irish Trees - A reflective journey through the year"

Tuesday, 08 December 2020 12:21

To help celebrate National Tree Day on October the 7th 2021 please consider this stunning book "Ancient Irish Trees - A reflective journey through the year" by artist Alexandra van Tuyll. The book takes us on a journey through the life cycle of thirteen native irish trees, each tree being depocted in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Hospices and Rape Crisis Centres in the West of Ireland are selling this beautful book through their offices,…
Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

Monday, 30 March 2020 14:42

In light of these uncertain and challenging times Mayo Rape Crisis Centre is not in a position to offer face to face counselling sessions in our Centre until further notice. However, for those of you who are currently in counselling with us, our committed and dedicated counsellors will continue to offer you a weekly counselling service via phone, Skype and Face Time sessions. If you are new to our service and seeking support or counselling…
Covid-19 Guidance

Thursday, 12 March 2020 12:05

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre would like to confirm that we continue to monitor developments in relation to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. We are currently following HSE Guidelines in relation to protecting our clients, everyone who uses our service and ourselves. Our services are continuing as normal as present. We would ask those using our service to check HSE guidelines in realtion to at risk groups, affected areas and symptoms of the virus. Please do not attend…
Director of Services interviewed on Midwest Radio

Monday, 07 November 2016 15:00

Our director of services Loretta McDonagh interviewed on MidWest Radio recently.
Surviving sexual abuse

Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

For almost a decade Hannah (real identity has been changed to protect her privacy.) was supported by Mayo Rape Crisis Centre (MRCC) towards her recovery from sexual abuse and violations that started when she was just eight years old and didn’t finish until she was 18 years old. Now in her early 50s, and leading a successful professional life, she tells Áine Ryan about her harrowing but now hopeful story. Read full article on the…
How Adults Tell: Research Project

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:00

PhD candidate Joe Mooney from the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre in NUIG is conducting his PhD research on adults’ experiences of disclosing childhood sexual abuse to child protection social work services. If you would like to assist in this research and know of survivors that may be interested in participating in interviews please let us know. Attached are all the recruitment materials including more information on the research.
Mayo RCC on Irish TV

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00

Mayo RCC's acting director Loretta McDonagh and former director Ruth MacNeely were interviewed by Irish TV about the Nollaig na mBan event. View the interview here >> (From 6.30 approx)
New web site goes live!

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

After many months of work our new site is now live. Though still a work in progress we hope it offers some useful information and contact details while we continue to work on it in the coming weeks. Just contact us here to provide any feedback.

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