Where can I get more information?

All Rape Crisis Network Ireland Publications are available here

Irish Statistics

McGee, Hannah, Rebecca Garavan, Mairéad de Barra, Joanne Byrne, Ronán Conroy and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, The SAVI Report: Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland; a national study of Irish experiences, Beliefs and Attitudes Concerning Sexual Violence, Liffey Press in Association with Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, 2002

Watson, Dorothy and Sara Parsons, ‘Domestic Abuse of Women and Men in Ireland: report of the national study of domestic abuse’, National Crime Council & ESRI, 2005

Rape Crisis Network Ireland, ‘National Rape Crisis Statistics 2004: What survivors Told us…‘ published May 2005

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, ‘National Help line and Counselling Services Statistics, 2003′ ‘National Help line and Counselling Services Statistics, 2003’

Women’s Aid Ireland, ‘Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline Statistics, 2003‘, published October 2004

The CARI Foundation, ‘CARI Annual Report 2008-2009

Garda Siochana annual report 2003

For Courts Services publications please click here


Hayden, Jackie, In Their Own Words: Coping with rape and sexual abuse, hot press books on behalf of Wexford Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Services, 2003

Child Sexual Abuse and Incest

Corcoran, Clodagh, Take Care: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse, Guernsey, 1987

Liddy, Rosemary & Walsh, Deirdre: Surviving Sexual Abuse, Attic, 1989

Bray, Madge, Poppies on the Rubbish Heap. Sexual Abuse: The child’s voice, Canongate, UK, 1991.

Spring, Jaqueline, Cry Hard and Swim: The Story of an Incest Survivor, Virago, 1987

Wood, Kieron, The Kilkenny Incest Case, Poolbeg, 1993

Miller, Alice, For Your Own Good: the roots of Violence in Child- rearing, Virago, 1987

Recovery Books for Survivors of Sexual Abuse/ Violence

Bass, Ellen & Davis, Laura, Beginning to Heal. A First Guide for Female Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Cedar, 1993

Bass, Ellen & Davis, Laura, The Courage to Heal, London, Vermillion, 1988

Davis, Laura, The Courage to Heal Workbook, Harper & Row, 1990

Reading for Partners of Survivors

Davis, Laura, Allies in Healing, Harper & Row, 1991


Boumil, Friedman & Taylor, Date Rape; The Secret Epidemic, Health Communications, Florida, 1992

Warshaw, Robin, I Never Called It Rape, Harper Perennial, 1994

Domestic Violence

Colgan, Carina, You have to Scream with your Mouth Shut: Violence in the Home, Marino Books, 1995

Male survivors

Lew, Mike, Victims No Longer, Mandarin Paperbacks

Ritual Abuse

Boyd, Andrew: Blasphemous Rumours – Is Satanic Ritual Abuse Fact or Fantasy? An Investigation. Fount, London, 1991

Oksana, Chrystine: Safe Passage to Healing. A Guide for Survivors of Ritual Abuse. Harper Perennial, 1994

Female Abusers

Elliott, Michele (ed), Female Sexual Abuse of Children: The Ultimate Taboo, Longman, UK, 1993


Anne Dickson, A Woman in Your Own Right, Quartet Books.

Women’s Sexuality

Anne Dickson, The Mirror Within: A new look at sexuality, Quartet Books.

Eating Disorders

Campion, Marie, Hope: Understanding Eating Disorders, O’Brien Press, Dublin, 1997

Women’s Health

Rahusen, Jill & Angela Phillips, Our Bodies, Ourselves, Penguin, London, 1989

Davis, Vanessa, Abortion & Afterwards,


Herman, Judith, Trauma and Recovery, Harper Collins,1992