Raising awareness of domestic violence

Lorraine Corrigan and Ella (19 months) Lisa Morris, Claire O'Neill, Gillian Hurley, Angela Davitt, Elaine Clancy and Aoife Murphy were releasing balloons at the Amber Refuge as part of the 'One in Five Women' National Balloon Action in solidarity with women living with domestic violence. Photo: Pat Moore.
Kilkenny Women’s Refuge got together and held a ‘Balloon Release’ as part of the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women.

Kilkenny Women’s Refuge got together and held a ‘Balloon Release’ as part of the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women.

It is a nationwide solidarity campaign to highlight the levels of domestic violence against women in Ireland. Groups of five balloons, four purple and a single white balloon with the One in Five logo will visually represent the number of women who will experience domestic violence in Ireland.