The ‘Lantern Experience’ Comes to Belmullet

Erris Local Area Network Opposing Violence Against Women invites you to The ‘Lantern Experience’ at the Docks in Belmullet, Tuesday 8th December at 6.00pm. 159 Chinese Lanterns will be released in memory of the 159 women in Ireland who have lost their lives through violence since 1996. Please show your support for and solidarity with these women and their families by coming along to the event. For €2.00, you can show extra support and sponsor a lantern. Refreshments will be served in the Western Strands Hotel after the Docks. For further information, contact Rose at Iorras Le Chéile: 097 20828

Erris Local Area Network is facilitated by the Iorras Le Chéile Community Development Project in conjunction with Mayo Women Support Services and Mayo Rape Crisis Centre. It’s main objectives are:-

  • To create a zero tolerance to Domestic Violence in Erris
  • To raise awareness of the issue of violence and abuse against women.
  • To work to improve services and supports for women and children living with abuse and those who have survived abuse.

“The individual and collective response to creating a community free from domestic violence must come from the community itself”. Women can contact Mayo Women’s Domestic Violence Service on 094 9025409 or Mayo Rape Crisis Centre on 094 9025657.  Iorras Le Chéile is on Main Street, Belmullet 097 20828.


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