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'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll
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'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll

Jan 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,314 Views 14 Comments

As Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 3,000, we speak to some of the families behind the figures.

'Death is always difficult but during a pandemic it's more surreal': The human side of the 2,000 lives lost to Covid-19
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'Death is always difficult but during a pandemic it's more surreal': The human side of the 2,000 lives lost to Covid-19

Nov 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,493 Views 24 Comments

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland surpassed 2,000 people yesterday.

Davy Fitzgerald: 'The abuse thrown at me is not right'
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Davy Fitzgerald: 'The abuse thrown at me is not right'

Nov 14th 2020, 6:22 PM 34,017 Views 23 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald claims he was subjected to verbal abuse during today’s seven-point defeat to Clare.

Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North
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Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 3:38 PM 26,246 Views 7 Comments

A woman whose parents died from Covid-19 three days apart launched an online archive of grief stories.

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'
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# Miscarriage

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'

Oct 15th 2020, 7:02 AM 27,006 Views 10 Comments

Kitty Maguire works with a lot of women who have suffered miscarriages. Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and until now, Kitty hadn’t written about her own loss.

Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow
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Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow

Mar 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,563 Views 35 Comments

Justin Caffrey describes the loss of his baby son, Joshua and says his son taught him how to live in the moment.

Henry and Ljungberg lead tributes for Reyes after tragic death of former Arsenal star
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Henry and Ljungberg lead tributes for Reyes after tragic death of former Arsenal star

Jun 1st 2019, 3:39 PM 5,771 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Real Madrid winger lost his life in a traffic accident on Saturday.

'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview
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'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview

May 25th 2019, 3:50 PM 59,901 Views 36 Comments

The former Ireland international spoke about the death of his mother on last night’s show.

Opinion: A shock diagnosis left me a 30-year-old widower - here is how I survived
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Opinion: A shock diagnosis left me a 30-year-old widower - here is how I survived

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:30 PM 139,329 Views 20 Comments

‘Something I’ve tried to live by over the past year is a lesson I learned soon after the bereavement- you honour the dead by choosing to live well, writes Noel Byrne.

Christmas without loved ones: 'Just do it as best you can ... it's very, very hard'
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# Anam Cara

Christmas without loved ones: 'Just do it as best you can ... it's very, very hard'

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 15,113 Views 15 Comments

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'
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Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'

Jun 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,755 Views 7 Comments

Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.

Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'
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Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 67,403 Views 23 Comments

It’s a fitting a tribute to Donna to finally be myself, writes Neil Fox.

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'
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# Anam Cara

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 36,487 Views 19 Comments

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
# Embrace Farm
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# Embrace Farm

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Nov 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 20,970 Views 22 Comments

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
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'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

Nov 4th 2017, 12:30 PM 50,493 Views 26 Comments

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'
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'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'

Jul 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,067 Views 2 Comments

Joan Deane helps people deal with the trauma of losing someone through homicide.

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'
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# Common Ground

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'

Jul 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 26,112 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation has said investing in bereavement services and end-of-life care will benefit society as a whole.

'There were nights in hospital with my daughter and days in the hospital with my mum'
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'There were nights in hospital with my daughter and days in the hospital with my mum'

Apr 7th 2017, 6:55 AM 6,185 Views 0 Comments

Days after his mother’s funeral, Colin Kelly steered Louth’s footballers to promotion to Division 2.

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps
# Two Years On
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Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps

Mar 24th 2017, 8:41 AM 21,367 Views 40 Comments

Andreas Lubitz was co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the Alps on this day in 2015.

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy
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Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Mar 21st 2017, 8:21 PM 17,619 Views 6 Comments

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'
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An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'

Mar 17th 2017, 7:30 PM 862 Views 35 Comments

Ireland is gloriously beautiful but it’s the people who helped me heal after losing my husband, writes Kathleen Maloney.

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?
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What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?

Mar 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,267 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to make plans for their social media accounts in the event of their death.

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'
# Death Charter
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# Death Charter

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

Oct 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 33,509 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief
# Phoney Empathy
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# Phoney Empathy

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief

Sep 6th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,945 Views 30 Comments

“In the context of grieving, because it’s easier to make a posting on an internet page, it’s often a kind of phoney impression.”

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
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Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,762 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend
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"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend

Jun 4th 2016, 10:53 AM 14,238 Views 17 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait
# Drowning Sorrows
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# Drowning Sorrows

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

Mar 23rd 2016, 2:45 PM 44,901 Views 24 Comments

Cameraman Alex Sapienza took this shot after a long day of filming in Brussels.

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral
# Humans Of Dublin
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# Humans Of Dublin

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral

Mar 17th 2016, 6:16 PM 38,686 Views 8 Comments

“Those nights that I used to cry myself to sleep I held onto one thing; I held onto hope.”

Memorial Mass held for 11-month-old baby Karol Rozycki
# Killarney
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# Killarney

Memorial Mass held for 11-month-old baby Karol Rozycki

Mar 8th 2016, 10:54 PM 24,261 Views 17 Comments

The young boy died tragically in Killarney on Sunday evening.

'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on
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'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on

Feb 21st 2016, 12:47 PM 23,584 Views 35 Comments

June Steenkamp described her daughter as a “perfect child”.

How to support a bereaved person at Christmas
# A Difficult Time
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# A Difficult Time

How to support a bereaved person at Christmas

Dec 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 23,702 Views 17 Comments

This time of year can be particularly difficult for someone who has lost a loved one.

'Don’t cry, your mum’s in the room. And me? I was dying inside.'
# Children And Grief
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# Children And Grief

'Don’t cry, your mum’s in the room. And me? I was dying inside.'

Dec 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 28,799 Views 11 Comments

Young people often struggle to access support following the death of a loved one.

"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"
# Readers' Stories
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"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"

Nov 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 35,935 Views 18 Comments

Your experiences of grief, in your own words.

"There are worse things than dying" - how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey
# Last Rites
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# Last Rites

"There are worse things than dying" - how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

Nov 15th 2015, 8:45 AM 30,220 Views 34 Comments

Doctors, nurses and specialists told us what death means to them as an experience.

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'
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'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'

Nov 14th 2015, 4:00 PM 67,533 Views 27 Comments

“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”

'Kate is my daughter. Kate was born still and silent. It is the loudest heartbreak.'
# Last Rites
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# Last Rites

'Kate is my daughter. Kate was born still and silent. It is the loudest heartbreak.'

Nov 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 472 Views 20 Comments

A mother-of-three on the heartbreak of having a stillborn daughter.

Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask
# Last Rites
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# Last Rites

Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask

Nov 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,545 Views 6 Comments

An expert tells us what we can do to support bereaved people, how to talk to children about loss, and if there’s a good alternative to mass cards.

'Then everyone died': I lost four people I loved in 14 months
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'Then everyone died': I lost four people I loved in 14 months

Nov 11th 2015, 10:30 PM 79,655 Views 60 Comments

“Your heart will always be a little bit broken – and that’s okay.”

Advice: What to say - and not say - to a friend who is recently bereaved
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Advice: What to say - and not say - to a friend who is recently bereaved

Nov 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,971 Views 41 Comments

Running away and saying nothing at all is often the worst. But there are times to ‘show up and shut up’.

Family of former journalist found dead on eviction day still looking for answers
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Family of former journalist found dead on eviction day still looking for answers

Nov 7th 2015, 8:00 PM 46,037 Views 27 Comments

Bríd Cummins was due to be evicted from her Galway home on the day her body was found.

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