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#Grief

# grief - Sunday 19 June, 2022

'It’s still there' - wound of Red Óg Murphy's loss remains fresh for Sligo
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

'It’s still there' - wound of Red Óg Murphy's loss remains fresh for Sligo

Jun 19th 2022, 10:00 AM 21,361 Views 0 Comments

Keelan Cawley and Tony McEntee explain how the squad continue to deal with his tragic loss.

# grief - Sunday 9 January, 2022

'Palliative care is about establishing links and warmth. It became colder because of Covid'
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

'Palliative care is about establishing links and warmth. It became colder because of Covid'

Jan 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 14,326 Views 5 Comments

Dr Stephen Higgins told The Journal that staff are burnt out after two years of working during a pandemic.

# grief - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

'I wasn’t told about his death until immediately after the game'
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

'I wasn’t told about his death until immediately after the game'

Dec 28th 2021, 6:03 PM 97,353 Views 3 Comments

Read an extract from Willie Anderson’s ‘Crossing the Line’.

# grief - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll
# Bereavement
# Bereavement

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll

Jan 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,449 Views 14 Comments

As Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 3,000, we speak to some of the families behind the figures.

# grief - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'Death is always difficult but during a pandemic it's more surreal': The human side of the 2,000 lives lost to Covid-19
# Bereavement
# Bereavement

'Death is always difficult but during a pandemic it's more surreal': The human side of the 2,000 lives lost to Covid-19

Nov 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,555 Views 25 Comments

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland surpassed 2,000 people yesterday.

# grief - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Davy Fitzgerald: 'The abuse thrown at me is not right'
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

Davy Fitzgerald: 'The abuse thrown at me is not right'

Nov 14th 2020, 6:22 PM 34,088 Views 23 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald claims he was subjected to verbal abuse during today’s seven-point defeat to Clare.

# grief - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North
# Grief Archive
# Grief Archive

Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 3:38 PM 26,264 Views 7 Comments

A woman whose parents died from Covid-19 three days apart launched an online archive of grief stories.

# grief - Thursday 15 October, 2020

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'
# Miscarriage
# Miscarriage

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'

Oct 15th 2020, 7:02 AM 28,333 Views 10 Comments

Kitty Maguire works with a lot of women who have suffered miscarriages. Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and until now, Kitty hadn’t written about her own loss.

# grief - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow
# Grief
# Grief

Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow

Mar 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,786 Views 35 Comments

Justin Caffrey describes the loss of his baby son, Joshua and says his son taught him how to live in the moment.

# grief - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Henry and Ljungberg lead tributes for Reyes after tragic death of former Arsenal star
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

Henry and Ljungberg lead tributes for Reyes after tragic death of former Arsenal star

Jun 1st 2019, 3:39 PM 5,792 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Real Madrid winger lost his life in a traffic accident on Saturday.

# grief - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview

May 25th 2019, 3:50 PM 59,945 Views 36 Comments

The former Ireland international spoke about the death of his mother on last night’s show.

# grief - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Opinion: A shock diagnosis left me a 30-year-old widower - here is how I survived
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: A shock diagnosis left me a 30-year-old widower - here is how I survived

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:30 PM 140,473 Views 20 Comments

‘Something I’ve tried to live by over the past year is a lesson I learned soon after the bereavement- you honour the dead by choosing to live well, writes Noel Byrne.

# grief - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Christmas without loved ones: 'Just do it as best you can ... it's very, very hard'
# Anam Cara
# Anam Cara

Christmas without loved ones: 'Just do it as best you can ... it's very, very hard'

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 15,149 Views 15 Comments

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

# grief - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'
# Anam Cara
# Anam Cara

Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'

Jun 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,836 Views 7 Comments

Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.

# grief - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'
# Column
# Column

Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 67,439 Views 23 Comments

It’s a fitting a tribute to Donna to finally be myself, writes Neil Fox.

# grief - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'
# Anam Cara
# Anam Cara

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 37,375 Views 19 Comments

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

# grief - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
# Embrace Farm
# Embrace Farm

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Nov 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 21,067 Views 21 Comments

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

# grief - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
# Hope
# Hope

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

Nov 4th 2017, 12:30 PM 50,642 Views 27 Comments

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

# grief - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'
# Advic
# Advic

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'

Jul 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,261 Views 2 Comments

Joan Deane helps people deal with the trauma of losing someone through homicide.

# grief - 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 26,151 Views 4 Comments

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

# grief - Friday 7 April, 2017

'There were nights in hospital with my daughter and days in the hospital with my mum'
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

'There were nights in hospital with my daughter and days in the hospital with my mum'

Apr 7th 2017, 6:55 AM 6,231 Views 0 Comments

Days after his mother’s funeral, Colin Kelly steered Louth’s footballers to promotion to Division 2.

# grief - Friday 24 March, 2017

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps
# Two Years On
# Two Years On

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps

Mar 24th 2017, 8:41 AM 21,471 Views 40 Comments

Andreas Lubitz was co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the Alps on this day in 2015.

# grief - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Mar 21st 2017, 8:21 PM 17,645 Views 6 Comments

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

# grief - Friday 17 March, 2017

An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'
# Opinion
# Opinion

An American in Ireland: 'Thank you Ireland - you've helped to heal my broken heart'

Mar 17th 2017, 7:30 PM 886 Views 35 Comments

Ireland is gloriously beautiful but it’s the people who helped me heal after losing my husband, writes Kathleen Maloney.

# grief - Saturday 11 March, 2017

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?
# Digital Executor
# Digital Executor

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?

Mar 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,290 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to make plans for their social media accounts in the event of their death.

# grief - 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 33,659 Views 12 Comments

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

# grief - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief
# Phoney Empathy
# Phoney Empathy

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief

Sep 6th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,060 Views 30 Comments

“In the context of grieving, because it’s easier to make a posting on an internet page, it’s often a kind of phoney impression.”

# grief - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,789 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

# grief - Saturday 4 June, 2016

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend
# RIP
# RIP

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend

Jun 4th 2016, 10:53 AM 14,277 Views 17 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

# grief - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait
# Drowning Sorrows
# Drowning Sorrows

Dublin photographer captures Belgian grief in one moving portrait

Mar 23rd 2016, 2:45 PM 44,918 Views 24 Comments

Cameraman Alex Sapienza took this shot after a long day of filming in Brussels.

# grief - Thursday 17 March, 2016

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral
# Humans Of Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin

This young woman's powerful story about grief and suicide is going viral

Mar 17th 2016, 6:16 PM 38,705 Views 8 Comments

“Those nights that I used to cry myself to sleep I held onto one thing; I held onto hope.”

# grief - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Memorial Mass held for 11-month-old baby Karol Rozycki
# Killarney
# Killarney

Memorial Mass held for 11-month-old baby Karol Rozycki

Mar 8th 2016, 10:54 PM 24,286 Views 17 Comments

The young boy died tragically in Killarney on Sunday evening.

# grief - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on
# Grief
# Grief

'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on

Feb 21st 2016, 12:47 PM 23,630 Views 35 Comments

June Steenkamp described her daughter as a “perfect child”.

# grief - 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 23,728 Views 17 Comments

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

# grief - Friday 11 December, 2015

'Don’t cry, your mum’s in the room. And me? I was dying inside.'
# Children And Grief
# Children And Grief

'Don’t cry, your mum’s in the room. And me? I was dying inside.'

Dec 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 28,826 Views 11 Comments

Young people often struggle to access support following the death of a loved one.

# grief - Monday 16 November, 2015

"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"
# Readers' Stories
# Readers' Stories

"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"

Nov 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 37,501 Views 18 Comments

Your experiences of grief, in your own words.

# grief - Sunday 15 November, 2015

"There are worse things than dying" - how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

"There are worse things than dying" - how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

Nov 15th 2015, 8:45 AM 30,379 Views 34 Comments

Doctors, nurses and specialists told us what death means to them as an experience.

# grief - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'

Nov 14th 2015, 4:00 PM 70,423 Views 27 Comments

“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”

# grief - Friday 13 November, 2015

'Kate is my daughter. Kate was born still and silent. It is the loudest heartbreak.'
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

'Kate is my daughter. Kate was born still and silent. It is the loudest heartbreak.'

Nov 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 510 Views 20 Comments

A mother-of-three on the heartbreak of having a stillborn daughter.

# grief - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask

Nov 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,708 Views 6 Comments

An expert tells us what we can do to support bereaved people, how to talk to children about loss, and if there’s a good alternative to mass cards.

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