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Domestic Abuse Offences Increase During Lockdown

More than 100 people have been prosecuted for domestic violence offences in the past six weeks.

Gardai set up a special operation earlier this year focusing on the victims of domestic violence during coronavirus restrictions.
Since the end of October, 110 people have been prosecuted for domestic violence offences.
In total, 217 people have been prosecuted since April.
Gardai say they've made over 20 thousand calls or attempted calls to victims of domestic abuse this year.

 

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