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#Suicide

# suicide - Monday 5 June, 2017

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?
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# Nothing We Didn't Know

Kerry has one of Ireland's highest rates of suicide - will the government's 'action plan' help?

Jun 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,764 Views 11 Comments

The outgoing Kerry coroner is critical of the government’s new plan to reduce suicides in Kerry.

# suicide - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Boxer' Moran: 'Yes, I have difficulties with reading, but I am as clever a man as you will ever meet'
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# Switch-up

'Boxer' Moran: 'Yes, I have difficulties with reading, but I am as clever a man as you will ever meet'

Jun 3rd 2017, 11:25 AM 26,860 Views 77 Comments

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran says he has been inundated with messages of support from people since his appearance on the Late Late Show.

# suicide - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account
# Legacy Issues
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# Legacy Issues

German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account

May 31st 2017, 10:30 PM 23,643 Views 45 Comments

The parents want to know if their child died by suicide.

# suicide - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals
# Died By Suicide
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# Died By Suicide

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals

May 30th 2017, 3:40 PM 14,067 Views 46 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley wants the HSE to keep a record of all those who die by suicide in Irish hospitals.

# suicide - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister
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# RESPONSIBLE

'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister

May 25th 2017, 8:55 PM 9,888 Views 33 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten sounded a warning bell on responsible reporting at Press Council of Ireland report.

# suicide - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Suicide rates are falling - but how can we get them to zero?
# Darkness Into Light
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# Darkness Into Light

Suicide rates are falling - but how can we get them to zero?

May 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 12,381 Views 73 Comments

We need to improve the services that look after children with mental health difficulties, a leading Irish expert in mental health care says.

# suicide - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study
# WHO
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# WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

May 16th 2017, 9:14 AM 7,312 Views 12 Comments

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

# suicide - Sunday 14 May, 2017

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'
# Read Me
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# Read Me

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'

May 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 428 Views 28 Comments

We have to give teen viewers some credit for knowing the difference between truth and fiction, right and wrong, safe and dangerous, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# suicide - Friday 12 May, 2017

'Sleep well, starling': Family and friends gather to remember activist Dara Quigley
# Justice For Dara
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# Justice For Dara

'Sleep well, starling': Family and friends gather to remember activist Dara Quigley

May 12th 2017, 7:51 PM 33,187 Views 44 Comments

At a vigil in Dublin this evening, her brother Sean called for a change in how the State treats addicts.

# suicide - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil
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'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil

May 11th 2017, 4:52 PM 74,198 Views 194 Comments

A video of Dara Quigley’s arrest by gardaí was put online in the days before her death.

Suicide, overdose, sudden infant death: Children who died while in contact with social services
# Social Services
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# Social Services

Suicide, overdose, sudden infant death: Children who died while in contact with social services

May 11th 2017, 10:40 AM 7,622 Views 9 Comments

The National Review Panel released five case studies of vulnerable children who died.

# suicide - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
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# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,931 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# suicide - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'
# Darkness Into Light
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# Darkness Into Light

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Apr 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 42,417 Views 9 Comments

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

# suicide - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby
# Thailand
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# Thailand

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby

Apr 26th 2017, 10:17 PM 28,112 Views 16 Comments

The video was apparently available for viewing online for almost 24 hours until Facebook took it down.

# suicide - Monday 24 April, 2017

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'
# Darkness Into Light
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# Darkness Into Light

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'

Apr 24th 2017, 8:10 PM 1,176 Views 33 Comments

Patricia Turner lost her son to suicide in 2009.

# suicide - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison
# Dead
# Dead

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

Apr 19th 2017, 11:50 AM 56,546 Views 43 Comments

The tight end was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder.

Mark Zuckerberg vows to tackle spate of murder videos being uploaded to Facebook
# Facebook Killer
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# Facebook Killer

Mark Zuckerberg vows to tackle spate of murder videos being uploaded to Facebook

Apr 19th 2017, 8:39 AM 8,862 Views 11 Comments

Steve Stephens videoed himself shooting a random pensioner in the face and uploaded the video to Facebook.

# suicide - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health
# Heads Together
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# Heads Together

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health

Apr 18th 2017, 10:14 AM 21,013 Views 23 Comments

The British royals are teaming up with some famous faces to raise awareness.

# suicide - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school
# San Bernardino
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# San Bernardino

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

Apr 11th 2017, 6:57 AM 17,594 Views 67 Comments

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

# suicide - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'The doctor was feeling anxious, dejected and worthless': Medics get help at new support group
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# Ask For Help

'The doctor was feeling anxious, dejected and worthless': Medics get help at new support group

Apr 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,961 Views 1 Comment

In one year, 47 practitioners asked one particular group for help with substance abuse, depression, and other issues.

# suicide - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'
# Pieta House
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# Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 73,832 Views 13 Comments

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# suicide - Monday 6 March, 2017

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland
# Inequality
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# Inequality

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

Mar 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,784 Views 30 Comments

A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.

# suicide - Friday 17 February, 2017

Colm Hayes: 'Anxiety comes with the job. I don’t hold it in and I’m a stronger person because of it'
# Cycle Against Suicide
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# Cycle Against Suicide

Colm Hayes: 'Anxiety comes with the job. I don’t hold it in and I’m a stronger person because of it'

Feb 17th 2017, 6:20 AM 198 Views 8 Comments

Much has been done to combat the stigma around anxiety and depression by initiatives like Cycle Against Suicide, writes Colm Hayes.

# suicide - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise
# Awareness
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# Awareness

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

Feb 7th 2017, 6:10 AM 8,974 Views 22 Comments

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

# suicide - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health
# Burnout
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# Burnout

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health

Feb 5th 2017, 8:15 AM 17,285 Views 8 Comments

A new campaign is aiming to take away the stigma some people feel about discussing issues such as depression and suicide.

# suicide - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Funeral of Mayo woman who died in murder-suicide with son (7) told, 'We need to care for each other'
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# London

Funeral of Mayo woman who died in murder-suicide with son (7) told, 'We need to care for each other'

Jan 18th 2017, 4:16 PM 30,369 Views 18 Comments

Her son Oisín was laid to rest in Co Wicklow on 23 December.

# suicide - Thursday 22 December, 2016

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide
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# Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 49,081 Views 29 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 147,746 Views 134 Comments

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

'We've been abandoned here': The town fighting back against the scourge of suicide
# THERE IS HELP
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# THERE IS HELP

'We've been abandoned here': The town fighting back against the scourge of suicide

Dec 22nd 2016, 7:30 AM 23,144 Views 8 Comments

Retired detective Joe Leahy is one of many fighting back against suicide.

# suicide - Sunday 18 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - suicide, austerity and the Troubles
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - suicide, austerity and the Troubles

Dec 18th 2016, 8:30 PM 22,860 Views 45 Comments

FactCheck takes a closer look at a claim that was widely shared on social media this year.

# suicide - Saturday 17 December, 2016

'I don't want any parent to experience what I did': Taxi man's crusading mission against suicide
# Taxi Watch
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# Taxi Watch

'I don't want any parent to experience what I did': Taxi man's crusading mission against suicide

Dec 17th 2016, 10:00 PM 24,116 Views 13 Comments

Following his son’s death in 2008, Dan Connolly is dedicating his life to help others in a similar position.

# suicide - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Irish woman waiting to hear about extradition to US is on suicide watch
# Steroid Distribution
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# Steroid Distribution

Irish woman waiting to hear about extradition to US is on suicide watch

Nov 29th 2016, 8:08 PM 15,960 Views 0 Comments

The mother-of-one is wanted by US authorities in connection with an alleged multi-million euro steroid distribution enterprise.

Evan Rachel Wood discusses impact of being raped in powerful letter
# Sexual Assault
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# Sexual Assault

Evan Rachel Wood discusses impact of being raped in powerful letter

Nov 29th 2016, 5:44 PM 30,623 Views 31 Comments

The Westworld actor said she was raped twice – once by a partner and once by a bar owner.

# suicide - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'
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# Ditch The Script

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'

Nov 26th 2016, 6:30 PM 8,158 Views 5 Comments

There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.

Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska
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# Hotel Room

Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska

Nov 26th 2016, 3:49 PM 18,783 Views 14 Comments

The victims have been identified as Linda Hutton (54), Emily McDonald (22), McKay Hutton (22) and eight-week-old Teagan Hutton.

# suicide - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly' reported dead after Islamic State suicide bombing
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Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly' reported dead after Islamic State suicide bombing

Nov 5th 2016, 5:05 PM 99,452 Views 302 Comments

Isis said the man had killed himself yesterday.

# suicide - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Suspect in German bomb plot found dead in cell
# Leipzig
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# Leipzig

Suspect in German bomb plot found dead in cell

Oct 13th 2016, 7:04 AM 14,733 Views 64 Comments

Jaber Albakr was discovered hanged in his jail cell.

# suicide - Thursday 6 October, 2016

No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head
# Investigation
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# Investigation

No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head

Oct 6th 2016, 9:40 PM 16,186 Views 11 Comments

A GSOC report found that there had been no wrongdoing by gardaí in the incident.

"Emotions are just sucked from the body" - Sinn Féin TD speaks about his brothers' suicides
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

"Emotions are just sucked from the body" - Sinn Féin TD speaks about his brothers' suicides

Oct 6th 2016, 10:06 AM 21,751 Views 26 Comments

“Over the years I have seen too many of my friends end their lives by suicide.”

# suicide - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Jim Carrey is being sued over the death of his Irish ex-girlfriend
# Cathriona White
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# Cathriona White

Jim Carrey is being sued over the death of his Irish ex-girlfriend

Sep 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 41,067 Views 0 Comments

Cathriona White’s estranged husband alleges Carrey supplied drugs to the Tipperary native.