Outreach clinic for male victims of domestic abuse

Outreach clinic for male victims of domestic abuse


Amen Support Services, the national information and support service for male victims of domestic abuse are delighted to announce the launch of a monthly outreach clinic in Ennis.

This outreach clinic will commence on Thursday, October 26th, in the Clare Education Centre. This will be the first time Amen will be in a position to provide support to male victims of domestic abuse in the Clare area. Information will be provided free of charge on a one to one person.

The service is available to men of any ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Information will be provided in relation to their rights on family issues such as domestic abuse, guardianship, access, maintenance, custody, separation etc. Concerned family members or friends are also welcome to seek guidance and support.

For further information or to make an appointment, please contact the Amen helpline on 0818 22 22 40.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.