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#Suicide

# suicide - Thursday 21 January, 2016

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
# Suicide
# Suicide

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'

Jan 21st 2016, 3:40 PM 50,290 Views 114 Comments

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

# suicide - Monday 18 January, 2016

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it
# Counselling
# Counselling

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it

Jan 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 26,375 Views 47 Comments

As it stands gardaí do not receive specialist counselling services which are available to other emergency services.

# suicide - 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.

# suicide - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Frenchman who decapitated boss takes his own life in jail
# France
# France

Frenchman who decapitated boss takes his own life in jail

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:44 AM 17,327 Views 15 Comments

Yassin Salhi, who was 35, carried out the grisly attack on his boss in June.

# suicide - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Mother of tragic Skeffington brothers: 'They loved each other very much'
# Suicide
# Suicide

Mother of tragic Skeffington brothers: 'They loved each other very much'

Dec 16th 2015, 1:45 PM 19,192 Views 10 Comments

Shane Michael Skeffington killed his younger brother Brandon before taking his own life last year.

# suicide - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'
# Secret Life
# Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 19,986 Views 158 Comments

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

# suicide - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'I lost two brothers to suicide. It’s unimaginable that it could happen twice'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I lost two brothers to suicide. It’s unimaginable that it could happen twice'

Nov 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,027 Views 33 Comments

With suicide you are robbed of the natural grieving process. It should be about the person but the act takes over, writes Mary O’Neill.

# suicide - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life
# Chicago
# Chicago

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Nov 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 36,731 Views 21 Comments

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz had been embezzling money from a police program for local young people.

# suicide - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Robin Williams' widow says they were 'living a nightmare' in the months before his death
# Suicide
# Suicide

Robin Williams' widow says they were 'living a nightmare' in the months before his death

Nov 3rd 2015, 5:07 PM 55,226 Views 31 Comments

Susan Williams says the actor was suffering from both Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

# suicide - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Celebrity suicides lead to increase in suicidal tendencies
# Dramatic Change
# Dramatic Change

Celebrity suicides lead to increase in suicidal tendencies

Sep 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 17,516 Views 74 Comments

A study found that activity on ‘SuicideWatch’ changed dramatically in the weeks after celebrity suicides.

# suicide - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'She was kind and considerate. She never realised how much she was loved'
# Suicide
# Suicide

'She was kind and considerate. She never realised how much she was loved'

Sep 20th 2015, 5:16 PM 27,582 Views 24 Comments

Carmel Lynch, whose daughter died by suicide earlier this month, has urged anyone with mental health issues to seek health.

'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide'
# Macra Calendar
# Macra Calendar

'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide'

Sep 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 25,848 Views 18 Comments

A new calendar aims to start a conversation about mental health in the agricultural community.

# suicide - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'

Sep 17th 2015, 10:36 PM 34,498 Views 40 Comments

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# suicide - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'Part of you wants to tell someone, but you're afraid of their reaction so you keep it to yourself'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Part of you wants to tell someone, but you're afraid of their reaction so you keep it to yourself'

Sep 10th 2015, 10:41 PM 71 Views 47 Comments

‘I’m not a mental health expert but I do know how it feels to be in a really dark place and how lonely it can be’, writes Marie Duffy.

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

Sep 10th 2015, 8:25 PM 50,406 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

# suicide - Sunday 6 September, 2015

"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning
# Taxi Watch
# Taxi Watch

"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning

Sep 6th 2015, 6:22 PM 27,740 Views 13 Comments

It’s the 50th time in less than a year.

# suicide - Monday 24 August, 2015

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack
# Personal Data
# Personal Data

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack

Aug 24th 2015, 4:06 PM 33,259 Views 54 Comments

Canadian Police say a link has yet to be confirmed.

# suicide - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Man dies from college dorm fall after trying to talk man down from 14 storey ledge

Aug 18th 2015, 4:47 PM 21,607 Views 6 Comments

A second man, who was apparently distraught on the ledge, also fell and is in a critical condition.

# suicide - Monday 17 August, 2015

ITV journalist 'tries to save man' after apparent suicide in Greek harbour
# Greece
# Greece

ITV journalist 'tries to save man' after apparent suicide in Greek harbour

Aug 17th 2015, 10:07 AM 23,298 Views 30 Comments

Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.

# suicide - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge
# Great Love Affair
# Great Love Affair

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:45 AM 29,207 Views 2 Comments

The suicide notes were discovered in a bank vault, giving more insight into history’s greatest love affair.

# suicide - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

This simple thing is helping men open up about suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

This simple thing is helping men open up about suicide

Jul 29th 2015, 2:03 PM 12,289 Views 15 Comments

It’s being hailed a breakthrough.

# suicide - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt
# Texas
# Texas

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:21 AM 13,258 Views 54 Comments

The woman’s family disputes this claim and their lawyer said social activists like Bland “don’t take their own life”.

# suicide - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

13 people using mental health services in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary took their own lives
# Self Harm
# Self Harm

13 people using mental health services in Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary took their own lives

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:55 AM 12,595 Views 17 Comments

The state’s mental health watchdog has found training for mental health service providers was inadequate.

# suicide - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system
# Take Charge
# Take Charge

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

Jul 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 122,899 Views 32 Comments

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

# suicide - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'It was a normal day, then I saw a man about to take his own life'
# Suicide
# Suicide

'It was a normal day, then I saw a man about to take his own life'

Jul 15th 2015, 7:18 PM 27,840 Views 21 Comments

“For hours after I could not stop crying, I was shaking.”

# suicide - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train
# Toyko
# Toyko

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Jun 30th 2015, 9:07 AM 15,464 Views 9 Comments

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

# suicide - Monday 29 June, 2015

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws

Jun 29th 2015, 11:34 PM 30,312 Views 248 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar revealed the figures today.

# suicide - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'

Jun 24th 2015, 1:46 PM 11,671 Views 35 Comments

The government wants to reduce suicide and self-harm by 10% over the next five years.

# suicide - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia
# Candid
From The42
# Candid

France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia

Jun 16th 2015, 4:19 PM 10,552 Views 6 Comments

The Toulon star lifts the lid on a difficult period in his life in a new autobiography.

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life
# Extortion
# Extortion

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Jun 16th 2015, 9:17 AM 42,493 Views 38 Comments

Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.

# suicide - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House
# Kildare Street
# Kildare Street

Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House

Jun 15th 2015, 4:42 PM 41,351 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in the last hour.

# suicide - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried

Jun 9th 2015, 6:48 PM 37,547 Views 22 Comments

The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971
# She Is Not A Criminal
# She Is Not A Criminal

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971

Jun 9th 2015, 5:46 PM 23,684 Views 265 Comments

“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”

# suicide - Monday 8 June, 2015

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Teen took his own life after being tricked into posting images online

Jun 8th 2015, 6:10 PM 36,221 Views 25 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland have issued advice to young people about their online activity following the boy’s death.

# suicide - Friday 5 June, 2015

'Can GSOC continue with the confidence of the public and gardaí? Yes it can' - Frances Fitzgerald
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

'Can GSOC continue with the confidence of the public and gardaí? Yes it can' - Frances Fitzgerald

Jun 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 23,582 Views 73 Comments

The justice minister last night opted for an independent investigation into Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin’s death.

# suicide - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths
# Press Council
# Press Council

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths

May 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 10,819 Views 14 Comments

The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.

# suicide - Friday 22 May, 2015

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her
# Wrong Place
# Wrong Place

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her

May 22nd 2015, 4:15 PM 11,544 Views 9 Comments

A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.

# suicide - Friday 24 April, 2015

Star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life
# Sawyer Sweeten
# Sawyer Sweeten

Star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life

Apr 24th 2015, 8:15 AM 52,614 Views 18 Comments

Sawyer Sweeten was 19.

# suicide - Monday 20 April, 2015

Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'

Apr 20th 2015, 4:00 PM 16,268 Views 42 Comments

Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.

# suicide - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'

Apr 16th 2015, 4:07 PM 15,922 Views 127 Comments

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.