Posts in the "Cork" category

Fiona Doyle 'Too Many Tears' book signing and talk

Posted on November 26, 2013

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As part of the 16 Days of action 2013 campaign Fiona Doyle will be visiting Cork. Fiona will be signing her book 'Too Many Tears' on Wednesday 27 at 2.30 p.m. at Waterstones, Patrick Street.

Later that evening Fiona will be in conversation with Mary Crilly (Director of the SVCC) at the Sexual Violence Centre Cork (SVCC) at 8:00 pm.

All are welcome to attend.

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The Personal and Public Cost of Domestic Violence - West Cork Women Against Violence Conference

Posted on October 04, 2013

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'The Personal and Public Cost of Domestic Violence'

West Cork Women Against Violence is holding a conference on ‘The Personal and Public Cost of Domestic Violence’ during the 16 Days of Action 2013.

 When: Thursday 21st November 2013

 Where: Maritime Hotel, Bantry, Co. Cork

 Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm

 Fee:  €45 (€25 concession)

  Key Note Speakers:

  • Dr. Kylee Trevillion, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London;
  • Nata Duvvury, Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
  • Jane Ruffino, domestic violence survivor
  • Annie Campbell, Director Northern Ireland Women’s Aid Federation

Also special appearance by Dublin Hip Hop Artist MsElayneous and West Cork Rappers performing a specially commissioned rap on domestic violence.

See the conference poster and West Cork Women Against Violence’s website www.westcorkwomensproject.ie for further information.

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West Cork Women Against Violence 16 Days Campaign

Posted on November 21, 2012

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The West Cork Women Against Violence Project has organised a number of activities to highlight the 16 Days Campaign. These include running 3 primetime ads per day throughout the 16 Days of Action on C103fm- the Cork county wide radio station addressing financial, emotional and physical abuse.


The Southern Star, West Cork's leading newspaper will also carry a major article highlighting the reasons behind the 16 Days of Action and its importance locally and globally. In addition the WCVAW is running a volunteer recruitment drive during the period with Information Days in Clonakilty, Skibbereen and Macroom. More information is available from Marie Mulholland at 027-53847

 

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Cork Domestic Violence Network Open Day

Posted on October 12, 2012

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Cork Domestic Violence Network is hosting an awareness raising Open Day on 18th October 2012.

The Network is comprised of the following agencies;

 

Cuanlee Refuge, Kyrl's Quay, Cork - 021-4277698

Edel House, Good Shepherd Services, Grattan Street - 021-4274240

Liberty St House, Domestic Violence Social Work Service - 021-4921728

Mná Feasa,16 Pope's Quay, Cork Women's Domestic Violence Project - 021-4211757

OSSCork,94 South Main Street, Domestic Violence Information and Resource Service - 1800 497 497

 

All agencies will be open for visitors to come and learn more about their services from 11 am-4pm including lunch hour so why not go along and find out more about the great work they do.

 

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Doves, a symbol of hope and love in West Cork

Posted on November 24, 2011

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AS part of the 16 Days of Action 2011, West Cork Women Against Violence Project are holding a rememberance event on the 8th December on Wolfe Tone Square in Bantry at 1.00 pm. The Project will showcase 5 Balloons, 4 black and 1 white to visually represent the 1 in 5 women that experience domestic violence in Ireland. We will also release Doves as symbols of hope for the future during this time and have some background musical accompaniment.

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Caha Family Resource Centre Balloon Action Day

Posted on November 30, 2010

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On 25th November the Caha Family Resource Centre took part in the Women's Aid National Balloon Action Day. Balloons were released in various locations in the Beara Penninsula in solidarity with the one in five women experiencing domestic violence.

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West Cork Women Against Violence Project Radio Campaign

Posted on October 18, 2010

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West Cork Women Against Violence Project is running a series of Radio and newspaper advertisements as part of The 16 Days of Action on Violence against Women 2010, in order to highlight our service. The advertisements will focus on physical, and financial violence towards women. They would like to acknowledge and thank COSC for their support in enabling this campaign.

If you are in the West Cork area and are experiencing domestic violence now / have in the past or you are affected in any way by these advertisements, then you can contact us on 1800 203 136 weekdays during the hours below where you can speak with a support worker, or make an appointment to meet face to face at our offices in Harbour View, Bantry, Co. Cork.

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