By Ruth O'Connell - LMFM - 25.03.2022 The funding has been announced this morning.
The Minister for Justice, Meath East TD Helen McEntee as announced 4.6 million euro in funding for more than 60 organisations to support victims of crime.
It's a 20 per cent increase on the funding made available last year.
The groups being supported include Barnardos, Women's Aid, the Rape Crisis Network and Dignity4Patients.
Locally, €40,000 has been allocated for the Meath Women's Refuge, €31,240 has been awarded to Dundalk Counselling Service and Women's Aid in Dundalk will receive €30,000. If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in this article, you can contact Dignity4Patients, whose helpline is open Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm.