48,000 Reports Of Domestico Abuse In A Year
Irish Daily Mirror|January 24, 2022
Incidents of ill treatment up 10% on 2020. Gardai say 8,600 charges were brought
Trevor Quinn

4,250 cases were linked to breaches of domestic violence orders

392 Garda officers assigned to investigate cases of alleged domestic abuse

GARDAI responded to more than 48,000 domestic abuse incidents last year - a 10% increase on 2020, figures revealed yesterday.

Officers said there were 8,600 charges which involved an element of ill treatment in the home, a rise of 13% compared to 2020.

In excess of 4,250 cases were linked to breaches of domestic violence act orders which is 6% up on the previous year.

In response to rising domestic abuse, Operation Faoiseamh was established in April 2020 – the month after the first Covid-19 lockdown by the Garda National Protective Services Bureau.

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