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#Grief

# grief - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'

Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.

# grief - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'

It’s a fitting a tribute to Donna to finally be myself, writes Neil Fox.

# grief - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

# grief - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'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

'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

'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

'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

From The42 'There were nights in hospital with my daughter and days in the hospital with my mum' Grief

'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

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

From The42 Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy Grief

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

# grief - Friday 17 March, 2017

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

'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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

'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

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

'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

"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

"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

'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

'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

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

'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.”

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

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

‘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

'What would you tweet from your deathbed?'

A conversation between 300 people – about dying.

# grief - Friday 11 September, 2015

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

# grief - Monday 24 August, 2015

# grief - Friday 17 July, 2015

'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

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

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

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

You might be able to, soon…

# grief - Saturday 14 March, 2015

'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

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.

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