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How does the child sexual abuse reporting phoneline work?

Child Sexual Abuse Reporting Phone Line:

An Garda Síochána launched a dedicated phone line for the reporting of child sexual abuse. The phone line number is 1800 555 222.

This confidential freephone line will be manned on a 24-hour basis, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

This is a freephone number meaning that there will be no cost to callers from calling this number. 

An Garda Síochána encourages victims of child sexual abuse to report any such incident at the earliest opportunity including those incidents of an historical nature.

In conjunction with the launch of the phone line, An Garda Síochána has also published a guide on the options available to people wishing to report child sexual abuse and sexual crime. This guide is available here in Irish and English.