Latest News at Rape Crisis Midwest


Thomond Park Quiz Night - Tables now on Sale

Our popular Ultimate Quiz Night is back on Friday, 24th October in Thomond Park. Myles Breen is our quizmaster on the night. €750 in prize money with food, raffle and spot prizes on the night. Tables always sell fast for this annual event!. Read More

It's back - our annual Ennis event

Our very popular annual Dainty Daisy event is back for 2019 with 12 men taking part in our challenge at the Woodstock Hotel on Friday, 4th October. We will announce the names of the men over the coming days. Tickets are now on sale Read More

Successful annual 10k paddle kayaking event

Over 100 kayakers took part in a 10k paddle kayaking event which took participants down the River Shannon from UL Boathouse to the pier on O'Callaghan Strand. The weather was generally kind with only a few spot showers during this wonderful event Read More

Reusable cups initiative

We are delighted to be involved in an initiative with Limerick City Council and St Michael's Rowing club where we will use reusable plastic cups for our annual 10k kayaking event this year rather than bottled water. These cups are supplied by the Council and are kept and distributed by St Michael's rowing club. Ishka, a local company based in Ballyneety are kindly sponsoring the water for this event. 

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Annual Ennis Event

We are excited to announce that our annual Ennis Dainty Daisy event will take place at the Woodstock Hotel on Friday, 4th October Read More

Intel volunteers

A wonderful group of volunteers from Intel in Shannon visited our centre today. We are always very appreciative of anyone that can spare a few hours of their time to help our centre. 

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10k Paddle Kayaking

On Saturday 17th August, our annual 10k paddle kayaking will take place again organised in conjunction with Canoeing Ireland and the Limerick Academy and Scouts Kayaking club. Read More

Government launch "No Excuses" campaign

The Department for Justice and Equality has launched a major national awareness campaign on sexual harassment and sexual violence called ‘no excuses’. Read More

Thank you to our supporters

Thank you to the Happy Candle for providing us with some wonderful products to use at our upcoming events in 2019. We wouldn't be able to maintain services here in the Midwest without the support of companies like this Read More

New supporters

We are delighted to have these new supporters on board with us this year!! 

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Volunteers for Music Events

100% FUN! 100% MUSIC!
Do you want to be a part of a fun and exciting experience?

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Volunteer Information Evening

We are having a volunteer information evening! Come along and see what we're all about! It's totally free! To book your spot contact Danyelle at 

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Sponsors and supporters

A simple thank you to all our many sponsors and supporters that have contributed to Rape Crisis Midwest. It would not have been a success without the generous support you have provided us with and we deeply appreciate the willingness with which you have and continue to sponsor our efforts in helping survivors of sexual violence.  

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New Hope Theatre Company

The New Hope Theatre Company presented Rape Crisis Midwest and two other charities with cheques last week representing the proceeds from door sales at their recent play. Read More

Book signing in Ennis

There will be a book signing of the novel 'Savoir'  in Ennis Bookstore on Friday, 1st March from 4pm to 6pm. The author Janet O'Rourke will be in attendance. This book is about recovery from abuse and rape. Proceeds from the book signing that evening will go to Clare Haven Service and Rape Crisis Midwest. We would ask people to support us. 

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UL Medical Ball

We are delighted to be nominated as the beneficiary of this years' UL Medical Society annual ball taking place in the Strand Hotel on Saturday, 23rd February. We would like to thank the committee and students for nominating us. It should be a great night.  Read More