Welcome to Cosc, your comprehensive resource hub for domestic violence prevention and awareness in Ireland. Our name, Cosc, means “to prevent” or “to stop” in Irish. We are a stalwart source of strength and support for those affected by domestic violence, aiming to empower them with resources and information.

Who We Are

Cosc, established in June 2007, is made up of a dedicated team of professionals who wish to support victims of domestic and sexual assault. We are committed to fostering a safer, more supportive Ireland through awareness, education, and resource provision.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help prevent and respond to domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence in a streamlined, effective way. We strive to empower those affected by promoting initiatives focused on prevention, victim protection, and service provision.

Our Work

Cosc has concentrated its efforts on developing comprehensive resources for individuals and organizations dealing with domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence. Our work is backed by years of commitment and active involvement in raising awareness, fostering education, and promoting access to much-needed resources.

Working Together

Cosc values the importance of collaboration with both individuals and organizations. We believe in maintaining an open line of communication, enabling us to share resources, ideas, and best practices to provide comprehensive, up-to-date resources.

Close Collaboration with NGOs

Non-governmental organizations play a critical role in tackling domestic and sexual violence issues. Cosc connects readers with various NGOs through this resource-based platform, exchanging knowledge and resources to ensure the delivery of the most relevant and up-to-date information.

Our Approach

At Cosc, we pride ourselves on our active, involved approach to preventing and addressing domestic violence. We stay engaged with various entities and individuals, fostering a cooperative approach to gather, verify, and disseminate reliable, up-to-date resources.

How We Help

Our work is primarily about connecting with you. Whether you’re an individual seeking help or an organization looking for resources, we’re here for you. We provide the tools and information necessary to support those impacted by domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence, and to assist those working to prevent and address these issues.

Welcome to Cosc – working together to create a safer, more supportive Ireland.


The information on these pages is only offered as a reference. They are designed to increase public awareness of domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence while also improving public access to information about Cosc and its work. The information on this website is merely condensed, general, and subject to change at any time. It should not, by itself, be relied upon in determining legal rights or other decisions.