The DPP is to appeal the sentence handed down to a Ballinasloe father who pleaded guilty to raping and abusing his daughter.
Aimee Foley says she takes a serious amount of comfort from the appeal.
Her father Michael O'Donoghue - of Colmanstown, Ballinasloe, Co Galway - pleaded guilty to raping and abusing her last year and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Aimee spoke out when she was 18 and reported the abuse to gardai.
She says it's important to her that the DPP appeals the sentence