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# help - Monday 28 May, 2018

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year
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# Abuse

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

May 28th 2018, 10:45 AM 6,269 Views 11 Comments

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

# help - Monday 25 December, 2017

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018
# Arrears
# Arrears

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018

Dec 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,144 Views 10 Comments

Legal and financial experts say there are ways they can help – especially if people come to them at an early stage.

# help - Friday 17 November, 2017

An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency
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From The Daily Edge
# Anonymous Passerby

An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency

Nov 17th 2017, 10:42 AM 6,999 Views 4 Comments

“I cannot explain how grateful I am to the people of Dublin who have been the most friendly and thoughtful people I have ever met”

# help - Friday 14 July, 2017

Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide
# Ask For Help
# Ask For Help

Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide

Jul 14th 2017, 2:40 PM 24,736 Views 39 Comments

Lisa Chambers was speaking during a Dáil debate on her party’s Bill to strengthen the rights of mental health patients.

# help - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy
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From The42
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Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy

Jul 6th 2017, 8:03 AM 8,148 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Open gets underway this morning.

# help - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home
# Illogical
# Illogical

Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home

Jun 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 34,751 Views 34 Comments

The Liveline Effect: Brendan Howlin says families feel they have to go public with their tragic stories to see action.

# help - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,881 Views 32 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# help - Friday 12 May, 2017

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
# PH PLEA
From The Daily Edge
# PH PLEA

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,003 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

# help - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 150,094 Views 134 Comments

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

# help - Friday 2 December, 2016

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas
# ALONE
# ALONE

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,901 Views 12 Comments

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice
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# Sponsored By WEEE

7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice

Dec 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 6,545 Views 0 Comments

LauraLynn is Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, providing much-needed care to short and precious lives.

# help - Sunday 20 November, 2016

This mother's email led to Ireland getting a specialist clothing range for children with additional needs
# Getting Things Done
# Getting Things Done

This mother's email led to Ireland getting a specialist clothing range for children with additional needs

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 AM 34,586 Views 17 Comments

Irish parents were being forced to get specialist clothes shipped from the UK which was very expensive.

# help - Friday 5 August, 2016

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

Aug 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,462 Views 62 Comments

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# help - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Jul 26th 2016, 6:04 AM 40,148 Views 6 Comments

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

# help - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,853 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# help - Thursday 16 June, 2016

'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good
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# Sponsored By HSE

'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good

Jun 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 16,668 Views 14 Comments

Mark quit smoking after six years, and he’s never looked back.

# help - Monday 30 May, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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# Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

May 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 16,793 Views 26 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# help - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Widow of man who died in accident appeals for help in finding lost bracelet
# Help
# Help

Widow of man who died in accident appeals for help in finding lost bracelet

Apr 7th 2016, 4:27 PM 23,200 Views 4 Comments

Elaine Bowens says the bracelet carries “huge sentimental value”.

# help - Monday 28 March, 2016

10 truly Irish symptoms of The Fear
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From The Daily Edge
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10 truly Irish symptoms of The Fear

Mar 28th 2016, 9:15 PM 25,116 Views 3 Comments

*shivers*

# help - Friday 18 March, 2016

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We need to talk about the reality of debt'

Mar 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 192 Views 47 Comments

Debt is scary – sometimes scary to face and always scary to hide from, writes Stephen Curtis.

# help - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
# Broken System
# Broken System

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

Mar 15th 2016, 1:12 PM 15,409 Views 13 Comments

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

# help - Monday 7 March, 2016

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

Mar 7th 2016, 7:23 PM 25,442 Views 105 Comments

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

# help - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'

Feb 21st 2016, 6:30 PM 793 Views 7 Comments

When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.

# help - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'

Feb 10th 2016, 9:45 PM 8,044 Views 120 Comments

At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.

# help - Sunday 7 February, 2016

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'
# Opinion
# Opinion

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 12,006 Views 23 Comments

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

# help - Friday 5 February, 2016

Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage
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# Sponsored By Consumer Help

Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage

Feb 5th 2016, 12:55 PM 33,920 Views 17 Comments

It’s worth taking a look…

# help - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing
# Opinion
# Opinion

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing

Jan 21st 2016, 5:00 PM 791 Views 92 Comments

Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.

# help - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
# Column
# Column

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 115 Views 22 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

# help - Thursday 14 January, 2016

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
# Opinion
# Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,917 Views 31 Comments

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

# help - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?

Jan 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 54,197 Views 14 Comments

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# help - Sunday 3 January, 2016

All or Nothing: Here's how to avoid sabotaging your fitness goals
# Column
# Column

All or Nothing: Here's how to avoid sabotaging your fitness goals

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 82 Views 13 Comments

One moment of weakness after lunch or a bad sleep the night before and it’s sofa-central. Here’s how to stay on track.

# help - Friday 25 December, 2015

Feeling down today? There are people you can talk to
# Support
# Support

Feeling down today? There are people you can talk to

Dec 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 8,398 Views 16 Comments

Christmas can be a difficult time for people, but help is out there.

# help - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz
# Opinion
# Opinion

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz

Dec 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 392 Views 9 Comments

The end of a long term intimate relationship, whether a marriage or committed relationship, is experienced as a huge loss with all of the complex emotions of the bereavement process.

# help - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas
# Opinion
# Opinion

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:00 PM 240 Views 14 Comments

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

# help - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
# Help
# Help

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 36,928 Views 140 Comments

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# help - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
# Calls To Action
# Calls To Action

Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

Dec 19th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,065 Views 7 Comments

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# help - Friday 18 December, 2015

Hundreds of Irish radio listeners offer help to desperate mother after hearing her story
# A Helping Hand
# A Helping Hand

Hundreds of Irish radio listeners offer help to desperate mother after hearing her story

Dec 18th 2015, 7:59 PM 72,577 Views 105 Comments

She broke down in tears as she told Jeremy Dixon how she found it heartbreaking not to be able to provide for her children at this time of year.

# help - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,279 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

# help - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks
# Emergency
# Emergency

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks

Nov 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,133 Views 26 Comments

A crisis plan, which was developed 20 years ago, was activated for the first time.

# help - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'

Nov 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 178 Views 39 Comments

A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.

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