Tag Archive | domestic abuse

Tonight: Go To See ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ at The International Bar

Tonight: Go To See ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ at The International Bar

If you do one thing this Saturday evening, go to see ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ upstairs in The International Bar in Dublin. Tonight, June 9th, is the last night, although there is also a matinee today at 2pm. Having seen it myself on Friday night, I have to say it was one of the most […]

Theatre: Arnica Was My Eyecream – at The International Bar

Theatre: Arnica Was My Eyecream – at The International Bar

The multi-talented force that is Frances Winston has written, and is performing in, a play about that often-hidden and taboo subject, domestic violence. A harrowing subject by anyone’s standards, domestic abuse affects couples and families, whether gay or straight, rich or poor, and is often hidden by the victims as they are ashamed and embarrassed […]

NI: Opinion Piece – the death of Connie Leonard and the risks women face

NI: Opinion Piece – the death of Connie Leonard and the risks women face

From Women’s Aid NI, this is an opinion piece on the death of Connie Leonard, and the risk that more women face in the current climate. However, it might equally apply to any victim of domestic abuse The murder of Concepta Leonard is a tragedy -a tragedy, and so much more than that. She must […]

NI: International Conference on Coercive Control

NI: International Conference on Coercive Control

Date and time: SATURDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2016 – 7.30pm until late. Venue: The Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, NI. Friday 25th November 2016 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and marks the start of the 16 days of events and awareness around the world, concluding 10th December 2016. To mark this event, […]

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland: Alicia Perry – New Community Ambassador

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland: Alicia Perry – New Community Ambassador

Women’s Aid Northern Ireland has announced that Alicia Perry has become a Community Ambassador, and will work with the charity to help raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence. The role will help Women’s Aid NI get their message out there. Community Ambassadors will play a key role in helping the charity to increase awareness […]

NI: Transgender Woman Gives Speech At Stormont On Domestic Violence

NI: Transgender Woman Gives Speech At Stormont On Domestic Violence

Transgender woman, Alicia Perry, gave a speech on domestic violence at Stormont on Saturday night last (5th March) to mark International Women’s Day. She feels very passionate about domestic abuse, and asks for your help to raise awareness of this very misunderstood issue. Alicia says that in honour of her friend, Donna’s memory, who died in […]