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#Hospice

# hospice - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Over €400k raised for children's hospice LauraLynn following Liveline appeal
# Donations
# Donations

Over €400k raised for children's hospice LauraLynn following Liveline appeal

Aug 12th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,660 Views 34 Comments

It took less than 48 hours for the money to be donated.

# hospice - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'Nobody is dying alone here': How one hospice is dealing with end of life care during the Covid-19 crisis
# Hospice
# Hospice

'Nobody is dying alone here': How one hospice is dealing with end of life care during the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 16,763 Views 2 Comments

Due to Covid-19, the hospice is now restricting visitors to two at a time for patients.

# hospice - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Where possible, one family member should be allowed with someone who is dying - Irish Hospice Foundation

Where possible, one family member should be allowed with someone who is dying - Irish Hospice Foundation

Apr 16th 2020, 5:11 PM 20,991 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation said that it had sought “clarity and advice” from the HSE on the matter.

# hospice - Monday 4 June, 2018

For parents of children who are seriously ill, guilt is a common feeling they grapple with
# Hospice
# Hospice

For parents of children who are seriously ill, guilt is a common feeling they grapple with

Jun 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 12,216 Views 7 Comments

Dr Aidan McKiernan, a Senior Clinical Psychologist with the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, spoke to TheJournal.ie ahead of Children’s Hospice Week.

# hospice - Saturday 28 April, 2018

WATCH: Take a tour of Dublin's newest hospice, which 'feels more like a hotel'
# Our Lady's Hospice
# Our Lady's Hospice

WATCH: Take a tour of Dublin's newest hospice, which 'feels more like a hotel'

Apr 28th 2018, 9:00 PM 40,611 Views 18 Comments

“This may be the last room someone will live in.”

# hospice - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Dying alone. Like my mother did': Irish people are sharing their fears about serious illness and death
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

'Dying alone. Like my mother did': Irish people are sharing their fears about serious illness and death

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,138 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation gathered opinions of over 2,000 people.

# hospice - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'
# All Ireland Study
# All Ireland Study

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'

Oct 8th 2017, 9:30 AM 10,886 Views 8 Comments

A new study examined the palliative care needs on the island of Ireland by surveying hundreds of GPs and psychiatrists.

# hospice - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge

Jul 27th 2017, 6:08 PM 12,864 Views 28 Comments

A judge made the order after an agreement on Charlie’s end-of-life care plan couldn’t be found.

# hospice - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days

Jul 26th 2017, 7:03 PM 12,667 Views 68 Comments

Great Ormond Street Hospital said moving Charlie home would not be practical.

# hospice - Friday 7 July, 2017

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'
# Common Ground
# Common Ground

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'

Jul 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 26,104 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation has said investing in bereavement services and end-of-life care will benefit society as a whole.

# hospice - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl
# Lauralynn
# Lauralynn

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 14,923 Views 6 Comments

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# hospice - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'
# Death Charter
# Death Charter

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

Oct 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 33,443 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

# hospice - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"

Oct 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 759 Views 8 Comments

Watching a loved one slip away is hard enough, writes Denis Goodbody, but good palliative care supports the family as well as the patient.

# hospice - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity'
# Coffee Morning
# Coffee Morning

Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity'

Sep 10th 2016, 1:01 PM 26,184 Views 24 Comments

“The hospice just embraces death … and gives people the finest death possible.”

# hospice - Friday 15 July, 2016

This little girl asked for a donation to an Irish charity instead of birthday presents
# Act Of Kindness
From The Daily Edge
# Act Of Kindness

This little girl asked for a donation to an Irish charity instead of birthday presents

Jul 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 4,166 Views 2 Comments

Too sweet.

# hospice - Monday 23 May, 2016

Florence and the Machine sang a surprise duet with a sick fan who couldn't make her gig
# Shake It Out
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Out

Florence and the Machine sang a surprise duet with a sick fan who couldn't make her gig

May 23rd 2016, 8:23 PM 5,307 Views 4 Comments

The teenager was too sick to leave the hospice – so Florence came to her.

# hospice - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Kevin lived for just nine years, but he taught us about life, love, and the world
# Opinion
# Opinion

Kevin lived for just nine years, but he taught us about life, love, and the world

May 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 1,385 Views 20 Comments

Mairead Dunford writes about her son Kevin, who died aged nine, and how he taught their family how to love even though he had a life-limiting condition.

# hospice - Friday 25 March, 2016

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

Irish people donate €90k to cancer patients in Uganda

Mar 25th 2016, 2:54 PM 9,611 Views 6 Comments

Some 95% of people with cancer there will never access treatment such as chemotherapy, radiology or oncology.

# hospice - Friday 25 December, 2015

'What I've learned from 20 years volunteering at a hospice'
# Harold's Cross
# Harold's Cross

'What I've learned from 20 years volunteering at a hospice'

Dec 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 12,021 Views 6 Comments

‘The patients here teach you how to live.’

# hospice - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

'Having terminal cancer is very sad, but it's part of a bigger plan'
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

'Having terminal cancer is very sad, but it's part of a bigger plan'

Dec 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 23,242 Views 58 Comments

We speak to a patient and nurse about life in a hospice.

# hospice - Monday 21 December, 2015

How to support a bereaved person at Christmas
# A Difficult Time
# A Difficult Time

How to support a bereaved person at Christmas

Dec 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 23,695 Views 17 Comments

This time of year can be particularly difficult for someone who has lost a loved one.

# hospice - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

Last Rites: the arrival of a priest is a monument to finality in Irish life

Nov 14th 2015, 6:45 AM 9,405 Views 16 Comments

How do people who are around death as a job handle it?

# hospice - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'What would you tweet from your deathbed?'
# Death Cafe
# Death Cafe

'What would you tweet from your deathbed?'

Sep 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 12,387 Views 64 Comments

A conversation between 300 people – about dying.

# hospice - Friday 11 September, 2015

'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death'
# Think Ahead
# Think Ahead

'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death'

Sep 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 24,089 Views 6 Comments

Wendy has terminal cancer.

# hospice - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The death café is coming to Dublin
# Death And Coffee
# Death And Coffee

The death café is coming to Dublin

May 27th 2015, 10:25 AM 34,381 Views 33 Comments

Don’t worry, it’s not as worrying as it sounds.

# hospice - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads
# Sons And Fathers
# Sons And Fathers

Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads

Apr 12th 2015, 8:20 AM 27,075 Views 11 Comments

It’s being put in a book in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation.

# hospice - Monday 6 October, 2014

Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person
# Care
# Care

Column: Palliative care considers the mind, body and spiritual needs of the person

Oct 6th 2014, 1:30 PM 162 Views 7 Comments

Palliative care is not just about pain relief for older people during their final days – it’s about quality of life for your loved one.

# hospice - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny
# Cancer
# Cancer

Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny

Oct 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 7,257 Views 10 Comments

The SLHF eventually wants to open a 12-bed hospice in St Luke’s Hospital.

# hospice - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

People with terminal illnesses should 'automatically receive' medical cards
# End Of Life Report
# End Of Life Report

People with terminal illnesses should 'automatically receive' medical cards

Jul 15th 2014, 2:56 PM 8,074 Views 30 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee launched its report on end-of-life care this afternoon.

# hospice - Sunday 6 July, 2014

49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause
# Irish Hospice
# Irish Hospice

49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause

Jul 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,500 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of Irish people are set to cycle across Spain to raise vital funds for night nurses.

# hospice - Saturday 5 July, 2014

A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries
# Padraig Schaler
# Padraig Schaler

A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries

Jul 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,160 Views 3 Comments

Pádraig Schaler is in the care of a hospital in Hamburg, and his family want to help others in similar situations.

# hospice - Friday 27 June, 2014

Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?
# Conversation
# Conversation

Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?

Jun 27th 2014, 12:30 PM 9,115 Views 44 Comments

A new report has highlighted how end of life care in Ireland could be improved.

# hospice - Friday 20 June, 2014

Children's hospice LauraLynn to begin providing home care
# Health Superheroes
# Health Superheroes

Children's hospice LauraLynn to begin providing home care

Jun 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,921 Views 8 Comments

A pilot programme is to be rolled out over the next 12 months.

# hospice - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund
# Hospice
# Hospice

New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund

May 21st 2014, 5:59 PM 7,118 Views 8 Comments

The fund want to continue working towards a 12 bed unit.

# hospice - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Opinion: Let's talk about death (no, seriously)
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's talk about death (no, seriously)

May 7th 2014, 12:53 PM 76 Views 37 Comments

Do the Irish really ‘do death well’? We certainly know how to toast the departed, but we have a deep-rooted discomfort around discussing any practical aspect of death.

# hospice - Friday 7 March, 2014

Pics: 55,000 children take part in National Pyjama Day to raise money for charity
# So Cosy
# So Cosy

Pics: 55,000 children take part in National Pyjama Day to raise money for charity

Mar 7th 2014, 9:19 PM 8,972 Views 8 Comments

Money raised will go to a programme to support families caring for their seriously ill children at home.

# hospice - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside
# Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Cancer

Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside

Feb 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 43,643 Views 34 Comments

Laurie Kilmartin’s father is dying from lung cancer.

# hospice - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

2,500 patients a year are denied access to hospice services
# Hospice Care
# Hospice Care

2,500 patients a year are denied access to hospice services

Jun 26th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,362 Views 8 Comments

There should be 450 hospice beds in the country. Today, there are only 155 hospice beds available.

# hospice - Sunday 3 March, 2013

35,000 children to wear PJs to school to raise money for hospice care
# Pyjamas
# Pyjamas

35,000 children to wear PJs to school to raise money for hospice care

Mar 3rd 2013, 12:29 PM 6,993 Views 10 Comments

Since its establishment in 2003, National Pyjama Day has raised over €1.73 million for children’s charities in Ireland.

# hospice - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pics: 'Lincoln' props to be auctioned following Day-Lewis Oscar win
# Auction
# Auction

Pics: 'Lincoln' props to be auctioned following Day-Lewis Oscar win

Feb 25th 2013, 9:53 PM 9,104 Views 13 Comments

The props, which were donated by Steven Spielberg, were held back from a previous auction and will go towards the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.

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