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# grieving - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

# grieving - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Government asked to hold a national day to remember those who died during the Covid-19 pandemic

There have been restrictions on visiting people who are ill, and restrictions on numbers gathering at funerals during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# grieving - Sunday 25 June, 2017

11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive

His family were told by authorities that Frank M Kerrigan had been found dead. He hadn’t.

# grieving - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From The42 'McGregor's had more luck than merits' - Aldo laments UFC's broken promise Grieving

'McGregor's had more luck than merits' - Aldo laments UFC's broken promise

Aldo suffered his first defeat in over 10 years when he lost his title to McGregor last month.

# grieving - 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.

# grieving - 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.

# grieving - 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.

# grieving - 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.

# grieving - Sunday 21 December, 2014

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.

# grieving - Sunday 23 November, 2014

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

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

# grieving - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential

A funeral provides mourners a space to accept death and to safely explore their grief and loss.

# grieving - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: A loved one’s death is devastating, but you must allow yourself to rebuild your life

After losing my husband, I promised myself I would be open to new things and accept my new life.

# grieving - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

# grieving - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices' HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

# grieving - Sunday 16 February, 2014

'When you lose a child, you change. But your relationship with them doesn't die.'

Sharon Vard talks about the power of having a support network following a family tragedy.

# grieving - Friday 27 December, 2013

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship

“The book that I return to, when I return to Ireland, is always Ulysses… Death takes away a lot of things, but it can’t ever take away our stories.”

# grieving - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Column: We need new ways to acknowledge grief in our rapidly changing society

The experience of the darker range of emotions is healthy and natural. But what happens when traditional grieving practises fade away, when your community experiences mass emigration, or your friendships move online?

# grieving - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Irish Childhood Bereavement Network set up to support those working with grieving young people

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs said that bereaved children are “among our most vulnerable citizen”s but their voices are often not heard.