Fears for Donegal Domestic abuse victims during crisis

 

There are fears that local people who may be suffering from domestic violence can't access the supports they need during the current pandemic.

It's after a local charity has reported a major decline in numbers contacting them since the Covid-19 crisis began.

Mary Doherty, manager of Lifeline Inishowen believes one of the reasons may be because more people are at home now leaving no window for a victim to make contact.

Ms. Doherty is reassuring those in need that they have extended their opening hours and the support is there: