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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Suicide awareness

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'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro
Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.
'A special tribute': Tree of Hope puts down roots at Leinster House
Representatives from across the political divide attended the ceremony that saw the tree planted on Leinster Lawn this morning.
'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light
Well over 150,000 people took part in events this year, according to charity Pieta House.
Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues
Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.
Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness
Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.
96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager's death for publicity
Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.
The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year
There were 77 suicides registered in Ireland from January to March.
Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems
65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.
'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”
The Dubs will wear this jersey with a suicide awareness logo at Croker
The new shirt boasts the logo of Pieta House, the suicide awareness group.
Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign
GAA stars Eoin Cadogan, Séamus Hennessy and Darran O’Sullivan have backed the Mind Our Men mental health initiative.
The new Carlow jersey supports suicide awareness
We’re fans of this initiative.
22 great pictures of you running (and walking) from Darkness into Light
Tens of thousands of people got up early this morning to take part in Darkness into Light events across the country in aid of Pieta House.
Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year
Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.
Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear
Social media enterprise has no budget but its volunteers are reaching out to those affected by depression or bullying.
Cycle for suicide awareness will go from Westport to Dublin... and back
A 500 kilometre cycle to raise awareness of suicide and depression got under way early this morning and will continue all weekend.
Senator: Bank workers should be taught suicide awareness
Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins has said that banks have “moral and legal responsibilities to customers”, who may be under “untold pressure” to repay debts.
Irish sports stars unite to highlight suicide awareness
Fraggie Murphy, Donal Og Cusack and Graham Canty will be among the stars taking part in a charity soccer match.
Dáil Aid: TDs and Senators record a song for charity
The Oireachtas members recorded Bridge Over Troubled Water (complete with solos) at the weekend. Will you be tempted to buy a copy?
TDs and Senators to receive suicide awareness training
A cross-party group of TDs, Senators and Oireachtas staff will take part in potentially life-saving ‘safeTALK’ training today.