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Domestic violence services described as "critically deficient"

Nov 3, 2021 07:11 By News Northern Sound
Domestic violence services described as "critically deficient" Domestic violence services described as "critically deficient"
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Nine counties, including Cavan and Monaghan, have no refuges.

Women and children could be killed or seriously injured, due to a lack of domestic violence services.

That's according to Safe Ireland, which is appearing before the Oireachtas justice committee today.

It will say services are 'critically deficient' - as nine counties, including Cavan and Monaghan, have no refuges.

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Chief executive Mary McDermott says vulnerable people are being forced to stay in violent relationships:

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