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#Grief

# grief - Saturday 18 November, 2017

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

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

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

# grief - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide Hope

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

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

# grief - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems' Advic

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

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

# grief - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death' Common Ground

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'

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

# grief - Friday 7 April, 2017

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

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

# grief - Friday 24 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps Two Years On

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps

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

# grief - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

# grief - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart' Opinion

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

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

# grief - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# grief - Saturday 15 October, 2016

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

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

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

# grief - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief Phoney Empathy

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

“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.”

# grief - Sunday 3 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

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

# grief - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend RIP

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

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

# grief - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait Drowning Sorrows

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

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

# grief - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This young woman’s powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral Humans Of Dublin

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

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

# grief - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Memorial Mass held for 11-month-old baby Karol Rozycki Killarney

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

The young boy died tragically in Killarney on Sunday evening.

# grief - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on Grief

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

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

# grief - Monday 21 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How to support a bereaved person at Christmas A Difficult Time This post contains videos

How to support a bereaved person at Christmas

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

# grief - Friday 11 December, 2015

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

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

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

# grief - Monday 16 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths" Readers' Stories

"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"

Your experiences of grief, in your own words.

# grief - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “There are worse things than dying” – how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey Last Rites

“There are worse things than dying” – how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

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

# grief - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years' Glasnevin Cemetery

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

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

# grief - Friday 13 November, 2015

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

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

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

# grief - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask Last Rites This post contains videos

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

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.

# grief - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Then everyone died': I lost four people I loved in 14 months Last Rites

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Advice: What to say - and not say - to a friend who is recently bereaved Support This post contains videos

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

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

# grief - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Family of former journalist found dead on eviction day still looking for answers Grief

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

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

# grief - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘In the beginning it rips you apart’: Parents discuss losing a child Coping With Grief This post contains videos

‘In the beginning it rips you apart’: Parents discuss losing a child

Anam Cara has released a series of videos aimed at helping bereaved families.

# grief - Saturday 12 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'What would you tweet from your deathbed?' Death Cafe

'What would you tweet from your deathbed?'

A conversation between 300 people – about dying.

# grief - Friday 11 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death' Think Ahead This post contains videos

# grief - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Life as I knew it is falling apart': Woman shares beautiful letter after her dad's death Miss You

# grief - Friday 17 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Losing a spouse is soul-destroying, but you need to be prepared' Grief This post contains videos

'Losing a spouse is soul-destroying, but you need to be prepared'

“You never think it’s going to happen to you.”

# grief - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Should workers get paid bereavement leave? Grief This post contains a poll

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?

There is no legal entitlement to it at present.

# grief - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will I ever adjust to the fact that my mother is gone? Opinion

Will I ever adjust to the fact that my mother is gone?

Despite all these years, the pain of losing her remains. Grief, unfortunately, does not follow a defined trajectory.

# grief - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones Aromatherapy

Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones

You might be able to, soon…

# grief - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts' Dealing With Depression This post contains videos

'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts'

Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.

# grief - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charity offers 'remembrance photos' for bereaved parents of babies Grief

Charity offers 'remembrance photos' for bereaved parents of babies

The charity said today it believes these images service as an important step in the family’s healing process.

# grief - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Ghosts of Christmas Past – dealing with loss at Christmas Departed Loved Ones

Column: The Ghosts of Christmas Past – dealing with loss at Christmas

Mum’s kitschy Christmas apron that we used to slag her mercilessly about. Her make up, hurriedly applied between basting the turkey and topping the sprouts. All that is gone now. And God, how I miss it.

# grief - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week Kindness

Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week

Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.

# grief - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A time to grieve? Why we should consider a statutory entitlement to compassionate leave Grief

A time to grieve? Why we should consider a statutory entitlement to compassionate leave

Here’s the thing about grief – you cannot outrun it.

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