Seana Glennon: State struggles to reckon with continued rise in domestic violence
As the nation mourns yet another death of a woman in violent circumstances, statistics show that, despite various legislative and policy-based actions which have been taken, the situation is getting worse
The new year has heralded yet another violent death of a woman in Ireland. A vigil will take place today in Cork in memory of 28-year-old Bruna Fonseca, who was killed on New Year’s Day. Her death brings the number of women who have died violently in Ireland since 1996 to a staggering 254.
Since the national outcry over the killing of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy in Tullamore while out for a run less than one ...