AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – Amnesty International will implementing a Sex Worker Rights in Ireland Campaign. There will be panel discussion in Mindfield as well as a presence onsite to give festival goers information
on the campaign on Friday 3pm – 7pm and Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 7pm.
DUBLIN SIMON COMMUNITY – Dublin Simon Community works to prevent and address homelessness. There will be a charity shop based in the Main Arena and will have 100 volunteers on site across the weekend.
FIELD AGENTS OF CHANGE – Field Agents of Change will have 150 Green Messengers across the weekend who are passionate about educating people on how we can best save our beautiful planet.
IRISH GIRL GUIDES – Irish Girl Guides will be present in the campsites to provide punters with information across the weekend.
ISPCC – The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children will have volunteers on site selling ponchos for €8.
SAMARITANS – Samaritans will give you the time and space to talk things through, so you can find a way through any problems. You can talk to them any time you like, in your own way, about whatever is getting
to you and in complete confidence. Providing emotional support face-to-face on Friday and throughout the weekend. Available 24/7 by freephone 116123. They will have volunteers in the campsites and Arena.
SEXUAL ASSAULT TREATMENT UNIT (SATU) – SATU’S services include a health check, medication if requested and a forensic exam to gain evidence.
Members of SATU will be on site during the festival. They will be giving out free condoms and providing information on what services are available should a rape or assault take place.
For more information visit SATU here.
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL – Saint Vincent de Paul is the largest, voluntary, charitable organisation in Ireland. They will be providing a decanting service in three locations on site; Quarry Gate, Abbeyleix Gate and Paintball Gate. www.svp.ie
SAFE GIGS IRELAND – Is an initiative which advocates for the creation of a safe space free from discrimination and violence within the environment. They create a zero-tolerance environment for all forms of violence.
Members of safe gigs Ireland will be on site to assist in the implementation of Festival Republics zero tolerance policy and to promote safe gigs for everyone.
For more information visit safe gigs Irelands website here.
SEE CHANGE & SHINE – See Change & Shine are an organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma. They will be here to provide support and information to anyone who needs it. There will be a branded tent and
café van in the Main Arena.