Sinn Féin Leader Urges Action In Counties Without Domestic Violence Refuges

Laois is the among the counties without such a facility.

The Sinn Féin Leader is calling for action on the counties without domestic violence refuges.

Laois is among the eight counties in the country without such a centre, while the existing facilities are frequently full.

A site has been chosen for a refuge centre in Laois, after it was chosen as a priority area by Tusla in 2022.

Mary Lou McDonald says brave women, like Natasha O'Brien and Mullingar's Bláthnaid Raleigh, shouldn't have to be brave, and the crimes against them shouldn't be committed in the first place.

She's urging the State to act:

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