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#console

# console - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Four years after his suicide, Gary Speed's family find support in Ireland

“We haven’t got any answers about Gary’s death, and we probably never will, but as a family we know that Console are always there and only a phone call away.”

# console - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide

“It’s about meeting people where they’re at – and men simply prefer to type than talk,” says Paul Kelly of Console.

# console - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

This simple thing is helping men open up about suicide

It’s being hailed a breakthrough.

# console - Monday 6 July, 2015

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day

Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.

# console - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Weird Wide Web: Selfie proposals, a drone circus and the best looking console game EVER

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# console - Monday 26 January, 2015

Someone just paid over €110,000 for a limited-edition PS4*

*It was for a good cause, in fairness.

# console - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period

Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.

# console - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Here's a video of Enda Kenny reading The Night Before Christmas Console This post contains videos

# console - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health

The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.

# console - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console

Suicide-prevention charity says Ireland should look to Scotland to help suffering relatives.

# console - Monday 8 September, 2014

'We must work to communicate the darkness that increasingly troubles young minds'

The call was made at the funeral mass of the O’Driscoll brothers in Cork.

# console - Friday 25 July, 2014

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Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa?

The Great Rocky Run is taking place in September and is seeking underdogs from all over the country to take part.

# console - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kids reacting to a Game Boy will make you feel exceptionally old Oldboy

# console - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

After nearly ten years, Sony will pull the plug on the PSP

Sony has stopped selling the handheld in Japan and North America, and will do the same in Europe later this year.

# console - Friday 30 May, 2014

Suicides among young people decreased significantly last year

But the Console charity says the fall hasn’t been matched in other parts of society.

# console - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Nintendo's classic NES gets a classy aluminum redesign

Although you will have to pay €350 for the privilege of playing Super Mario Bros 3 in 1080p definition.

Irish rugby players given suicide prevention training

Former Munster star Marcus Horan says the reality of professional sport is that athletes must “switch on a persona”.

# console - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4

The company plans to offer original TV content through its Playstation Network service.

# console - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Thousands gather to remember loved ones lost to suicide

Console held six special Celebration of Light events around the country today.

# console - Friday 22 November, 2013

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox

Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.

# console - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

The cost of building a PS4 is cheaper than you would expect PS4

The cost of building a PS4 is cheaper than you would expect

The console will go on sale for €399 on 29th November, a week after the Xbox One is released.

# console - Monday 18 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours Playstation

Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours

The company expects to sell 5 million by March.

# console - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US Playstation

6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US

The console launched in the US at midnight.

# console - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Sharp increase in suicidal farmers calling helpline over financial troubles

Financial woes and the fodder shortage has left many farmers in an extremely difficult situation, says suicide prevention charity Console.

# console - Monday 14 October, 2013

Donal Walsh’s message to teenagers: ‘Take time, a door will open’

The Kerry teen made a video to inspire struggling teens not to take their own lives before he passed away last May.

# console - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Recognising the warning signs can prevent suicides

Console has trained hundreds of people in various communities to look for ways to help save lives from suicide.

# console - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Suicide resource centre dedicates rooms to Donal Walsh

Donal Walsh’s parents donated funds to the Console Centre in Tralee so special rooms for teens could be refurbished.

# console - Monday 9 September, 2013

President Higgins: Stigma a major barrier to suicide prevention

The President says everyone needs to play a role in preventing suicide, and has called for a more open and tolerant society in which people aren’t afraid to seek help.

# console - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Irishman to cycle for 30 hours with no sleep for suicide charity

Ricky Geoghegan said he is frustrated at how “useless” he feels about the proliferation of suicide and lack of awareness around it.

# console - Friday 31 May, 2013

Official figures suggest slight fall in number of suicides in 2012

CSO data records 507 suicides for the year 2012 – but one charity says the figures don’t give the full picture.

# console - Friday 17 May, 2013

Second date added as 'huge demand' for suicide prevention training

Console is running the programmed in Dublin at the end of this month.

# console - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Suicide resource centre opens in Tralee

Console will provide a broad range of supports and services for those affected by or at risk of suicide.

# console - Friday 8 March, 2013

Bullied: The experts' advice on what to do if you have been affected by bullying

Following what you told us about your bullying experiences, we asked the experts for advice. Here’s what they said.

# console - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light Console This post contains images

1,000 people honour loved ones at Console Celebration of Light

The event was organised by the national suicide prevention charity Console, and took place in Maynooth.

# console - Friday 30 November, 2012

Console plans to open suicide resource centre in Kerry

The national suicide prevention and bereavement charity unveiled its plans for the centre this morning.

# console - Monday 29 October, 2012

Suicide prevention charity tells teens to seek help after Erin tragedy

Erin Gallagher, 13, was found dead on Saturday after receiving anonymous abuse through networking site Ask.fm.

# console - Saturday 8 September, 2012

New theory to identify people in danger from suicide

Dr Harry Barry revealed his Cocoon Theory at the Console World Suicide Prevention Day Conference yesterday.

# console - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Irish suicide prevention charity to expand services to UK

Console is to open an office in London following discussions with the UK Department of Health and the Metropolitan Police.

# console - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Column: Gary Speed, like others in his position, was scared

After the Welsh football manager’s suicide shocked the world, Francis Bowden describes the twisted logic of depression – and his own suicide attempt.

# console - Monday 14 November, 2011

Column: I tried to take my own life – and this is what it taught me

Depressed and confused, Damian Martin attempted suicide. He writes about what led him to it, and what he learned.