Minister McEntee publishes Justice Plan 2022

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD has published Justice Plan 2022, outlining 159 actions to continue building a justice system that works for everyone. Among planned actions are reforms to life sentencing and additional practical support for victims. Justice Plan...

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The European Day for Victims of Crime

February 22nd marks the European Day for Victims of Crime. The National Crime Victims Helpline in conjunction with the Irish Tourist Assistance Service, Victims’ Rights Alliance, and Victim Support at Court are organizing an online event  called “Victims’ Voices,...

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Child Counselling Stopped Until Further Notice

It is with great sadness we must inform you that the child counselling has been paused temporarily due to a lack of funds to cover the service. We are sincerely sorry for bringing such bad news. We assure you that we are working effortlessly to secure the resources...

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The Memorial Service- Thank You For Being With Us

AdVIC would like to thank everyone for joining us for this year's Memorial Service and thank you for all the good words sent to us following the event. For those who couldn't be with us on the day, and for those who would like to see the service again, we remind you...

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Newstalk Sentencing Report- Participants Wanted

Josh Crosbie and Newstalk are working on series of reports on sentencing laws in Ireland and the prison system and are looking for participants willing to share their views of sentencing. If there is a member/ family/ relative who has been affected by someone who...

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AdVIC Welcomes the New Parole Act

According to the New Parole Act commenced on July 30th, prisoners with life sentences must now serve at least 12 years before can apply for parole. Along with increasing the minimum time served from seven to 12, the New Parole Act set up a new, parole board, and clear...

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The survey on crime victims’ experience of Garda Síochána

 Trilateral Research on behalf of the Policing Authority are conducting a survey to investigate and better understand victims' experiences with Garda Siochana, and the impact of these interactions.  This survey is for people who have been the victim of crime in...

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Join Our Committee

We are looking for new committee members. In order to continue and improve our work, we need a team of enthusiastic people who are willing to dedicate a portion of their time, input and expertise to the cause. Referrals welcome.  Please call 1800 852 000 / (01) 518...

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