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Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation
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Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation

May 27th 2014, 11:31 AM 5,609 Views 32 Comments

Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.

Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder
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Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder

Apr 9th 2014, 3:16 PM 9,681 Views 49 Comments

Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.

Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam
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Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,699 Views 9 Comments

Pieta House West opened its doors yesterday, thanks to the hard work of a lot of people.

Eight men died by suicide every week in 2011
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Eight men died by suicide every week in 2011

Oct 4th 2013, 7:41 PM 10,506 Views 104 Comments

The CSO figures for 2011 show that 80 per cent of suicides are carried out by men.

Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear"
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Fighting suicide in Ireland: "What stops people from reaching out is fear"

Mar 30th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,626 Views 49 Comments

Pieta House has launched the Mind Our Men campaign

Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness
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Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness

May 5th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,153 Views 4 Comments

The Pieta House Darkness into Light 5km walk/run will take place this month to raise money for those who are suicidal or self-harming. It starts at 4am, bringing participants from the dark into the light.