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#Suicide

# suicide - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide

Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.

# suicide - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

# suicide - Monday 19 November, 2018

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

# suicide - Friday 16 November, 2018

From The42 Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message Unfortunate

Juventus apologise for China 'suicide' condolence message

The case has drawn about 40 million views and generated thousands of comments in recent days.

# suicide - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer's death is ruled a suicide

Troyer died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office has reported.

# suicide - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland

The overall rate of suicide deaths has decreased in recent years.

# suicide - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time Who Do You Think You Are This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time

Maurice Ahern died “due to shock and haemorrhage due to gunshot wounds to the chest, self-inflicted”.

# suicide - Monday 10 September, 2018

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'

Marise Gaughan writes about her father’s suicide, and how she copes with mental health issues. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she asks what we can do about suicide in Ireland.

# suicide - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health

The research will help influence youth mental health policy and practice in Ireland.

# suicide - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

# suicide - Sunday 22 July, 2018

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

# suicide - Monday 9 July, 2018

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.

# suicide - Friday 8 June, 2018

Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'

For women who can barely afford to feed and clothe their children, private counselling services are not even an option, writes Tara Deacy.

# suicide - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer RIP

# suicide - Monday 5 March, 2018

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide

The judge said he took into account the fact that the accused was “one of life’s victims”.

# suicide - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide

The killer was never charged because he sustained a traumatic brain injury months after the murder.

# suicide - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

# suicide - Thursday 8 February, 2018

There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams

The much-loved actor died by suicide in 2014.

# suicide - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

South Korea to criminalise suicide pacts

The criminalisation of suicide pacts was among a series of measures approved by the cabinet today.

# suicide - Thursday 18 January, 2018

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

# suicide - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

# suicide - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.

# suicide - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest' Logan Paul This post contains videos

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

# suicide - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

# suicide - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey

In 2006, Freeman put her house up as collateral to fund Pieta House. Now, she’s just launched a New York branch.

# suicide - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'She was out of our reach' - Parents of 11-year-old who took her own life give powerful interview

Last month, a coroner returned a verdict of suicide at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey.

# suicide - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away'

Marginalised groups often have difficulty in accessing services when they are struggling with mental health issues, writes Andrea Koenigstorfer.

Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children

Self-harm is being seen to begin at a younger age, said an Irish psychotherapist.

# suicide - Friday 1 December, 2017

English woman found guilty of encouraging man she met online to kill himself

She will be sentenced in January 2018.

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group

Milly Tuomey posted on Instagram to hundreds of friends of her intention to die on a certain date.

# suicide - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl

A coroner returned the verdict at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey from Templeogue

# suicide - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

# suicide - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial Bribery

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

# suicide - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

# suicide - 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.”

# suicide - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'I got this gut feeling things weren't right': Father wants limits on cheap drink after son died by suicide

John Higgins believes the amount of alcohol people can buy for €15 is a huge problem.

# suicide - Friday 20 October, 2017

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

# suicide - Sunday 1 October, 2017

After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out

Their mother and friend died by suicide in the space of six years.

# suicide - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland HSE

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland

A new report from the HSE has said that suicide figures are on a downward trend.

# suicide - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died

The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.

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