A woman who suffered sexual abuse by her brother-in-law when she was a child, has described a new court support room in Tralee for vulnerable witnesses as being like “an embrace”.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
The country’s rape support services face disarray after Tusla pulled the plug on funding for their co-ordinating body.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
A woman with intellectual disabilities has told a court that she is no longer able to live on her own after a violent sexual assault in her home.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
The director of the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre said the presence of a stripper at a post-Leaving Cert party in Ballybunion, sent the wrong message to young people.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2014
One of the country’s biggest charity fundraisers has passed the €1m mark for the first time.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
VICTIMS of sexual assault in Kerry will still have to travel outside the county — to Waterford in some cases — for examinations and treatment.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2012
FOR most contestants, the aftermath of the Rose of Tralee involves a smooth return to normal life.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
SERVICES at a new emergency &unit in Kerry General Hospital, Tralee, are expected to improve significantly with the appointment of two permanent consultants in emergency medicine.
Mon, 28 Jun, 2010
CYCLING enthusiasts have been urged to get on their bikes over the coming weeks in an attempt to help raise vital funds for a string of essential Kerry charities.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
MORE than 9,000 signatures have been collected in support of a campaign to reopen a sexual assault treatment unit in Tralee, which has been closed because of a lack of funding.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
A NEW guide to services including helplines and shelters for women in Cork and Kerry affected by violence was launched yesterday.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2005
ALL too often it’s the Kerry men that take the limelight, with the women remaining in the background.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2004
AN appeal has been launched to raise badly funds so that the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, in Tralee, can sustain essential services.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2003
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