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Here for Her

Thursday, 05 November 2020 12:31

Looking forward to what promises to be a wonderful and insightful conversation with the inspirational Vicky Phelan and Síle Seoige. Thank you for supporting this fantastic fundraising event organised by Carraig Donn with all proceeds going directly to service provision. 
Virtual Half Marathon

Thursday, 05 November 2020 12:16

So grateful to Maeve McCormack who completed the virtual half mini martathon recently, supported by fmaily and friends and who raised the fantastic sum of €600 for the Mayo Rape Crisis Centre. What a generous and inspirational woman. Thank you to everyone who supported Maeve int his event. #carraig_donn 
Mayo Rape Crisis Centre CLG AGM

Monday, 05 October 2020 10:28

The Mayo Rape Crisis Centre CLG is holding their AGM on Monday the 17th of October 2020 online due to Covid-19 restrictions. If you would like to attend plese email the Director Loretta McDonagh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a Zoom link will be sent to you.
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…
Mayo Rape Crisis Centre marks 25 Years

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 11:32

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre has marked 25 years of supporting women and men who have suffered sexual abuse and violence. A tree-planting ceremony to mark their 25 year milestone took place on Monday the 21st of October at Lough Lannagh in Castlebar and a total of 25 native trees will be planted. "What is really moving for me is the spot where our 25 trees will be planted is actually quite a public spot. It`s…
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.
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