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Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year
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Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

May 28th 2018, 10:45 AM 6,270 Views 10 Comments

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018
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'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018

Dec 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,157 Views 10 Comments

Legal and financial experts say there are ways they can help – especially if people come to them at an early stage.

An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency
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An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency

Nov 17th 2017, 10:42 AM 6,999 Views 4 Comments

“I cannot explain how grateful I am to the people of Dublin who have been the most friendly and thoughtful people I have ever met”

Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide
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Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide

Jul 14th 2017, 2:40 PM 24,748 Views 37 Comments

Lisa Chambers was speaking during a Dáil debate on her party’s Bill to strengthen the rights of mental health patients.

Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy
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Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy

Jul 6th 2017, 8:03 AM 8,149 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Open gets underway this morning.

Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home
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Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home

Jun 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 34,772 Views 34 Comments

The Liveline Effect: Brendan Howlin says families feel they have to go public with their tragic stories to see action.

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
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Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,921 Views 34 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
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JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,003 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'
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'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 150,942 Views 135 Comments

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas
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'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,902 Views 12 Comments

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice
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7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice

Dec 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 6,631 Views 0 Comments

LauraLynn is Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, providing much-needed care to short and precious lives.

This mother's email led to Ireland getting a specialist clothing range for children with additional needs
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This mother's email led to Ireland getting a specialist clothing range for children with additional needs

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 34,588 Views 17 Comments

Irish parents were being forced to get specialist clothes shipped from the UK which was very expensive.

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
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Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

Aug 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,473 Views 62 Comments

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia
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Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Jul 26th 2016, 6:04 AM 40,150 Views 6 Comments

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,854 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good
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'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good

Jun 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 16,711 Views 14 Comments

Mark quit smoking after six years, and he’s never looked back.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

May 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 16,802 Views 27 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

Widow of man who died in accident appeals for help in finding lost bracelet
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Widow of man who died in accident appeals for help in finding lost bracelet

Apr 7th 2016, 4:27 PM 23,200 Views 4 Comments

Elaine Bowens says the bracelet carries “huge sentimental value”.

10 truly Irish symptoms of The Fear
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10 truly Irish symptoms of The Fear

Mar 28th 2016, 9:15 PM 25,127 Views 3 Comments

*shivers*

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'
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'We need to talk about the reality of debt'

Mar 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 194 Views 45 Comments

Debt is scary – sometimes scary to face and always scary to hide from, writes Stephen Curtis.

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
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'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

Mar 15th 2016, 1:12 PM 15,425 Views 12 Comments

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees
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'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

Mar 7th 2016, 7:23 PM 25,445 Views 105 Comments

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'
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'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'

Feb 21st 2016, 6:30 PM 803 Views 7 Comments

When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'
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'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'

Feb 10th 2016, 9:45 PM 8,097 Views 120 Comments

At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'
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My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 12,128 Views 23 Comments

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage
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Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage

Feb 5th 2016, 12:55 PM 33,921 Views 17 Comments

It’s worth taking a look…

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing
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The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing

Jan 21st 2016, 5:00 PM 791 Views 92 Comments

Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
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'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 116 Views 22 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
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When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,935 Views 46 Comments

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?
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Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?

Jan 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 54,530 Views 13 Comments

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

All or Nothing: Here's how to avoid sabotaging your fitness goals
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All or Nothing: Here's how to avoid sabotaging your fitness goals

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 87 Views 13 Comments

One moment of weakness after lunch or a bad sleep the night before and it’s sofa-central. Here’s how to stay on track.

Feeling down today? There are people you can talk to
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Feeling down today? There are people you can talk to

Dec 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 8,398 Views 16 Comments

Christmas can be a difficult time for people, but help is out there.

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz
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Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz

Dec 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 397 Views 9 Comments

The end of a long term intimate relationship, whether a marriage or committed relationship, is experienced as a huge loss with all of the complex emotions of the bereavement process.

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas
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10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:00 PM 243 Views 14 Comments

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
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'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 36,943 Views 139 Comments

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
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Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

Dec 19th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,076 Views 7 Comments

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

Hundreds of Irish radio listeners offer help to desperate mother after hearing her story
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Hundreds of Irish radio listeners offer help to desperate mother after hearing her story

Dec 18th 2015, 7:59 PM 72,583 Views 105 Comments

She broke down in tears as she told Jeremy Dixon how she found it heartbreaking not to be able to provide for her children at this time of year.

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
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Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,280 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks
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Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks

Nov 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,133 Views 26 Comments

A crisis plan, which was developed 20 years ago, was activated for the first time.

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'
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'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'

Nov 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 181 Views 39 Comments

A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.

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