Head of a national organisation says we need to do more to end domestic violence

The head of a national organisation says we need to do more to end domestic violence in Ireland.

Women’s Aid launched its Annual Report for 2016, which saw over 20,000 reports of domestic violence being made to its helpline.

Locally, Tearmann Domestic Abuse Service worked with 290 women across Cavan and Monaghan in 2016 and received almost 1,100 helpline calls.

That service operates with just two support workers.

Director of Women’s Aid Margaret Martin says we’re not doing enough to end domestic violence: