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#Pieta House

# pieta-house - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions

Sat 8:34 AM 53,727 Views 55 Comments

Heavy wind and rain didn’t dampen the massive fundraising drive.

# pieta-house - Friday 13 November, 2020

Debunked: No, a Fine Gael Senator is not being paid €150,000 to sit on the board of Pieta House
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, a Fine Gael Senator is not being paid €150,000 to sit on the board of Pieta House

Nov 13th 2020, 5:51 PM 6,514 Views 2 Comments

None of the members of the board of Pieta House are paid for their work.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
# Connell's Chain
# Connell's Chain

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

May 26th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,784 Views 27 Comments

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

# pieta-house - Monday 18 May, 2020

Government giving Pieta House an extra €114,608 a month after Covid payments end
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

Government giving Pieta House an extra €114,608 a month after Covid payments end

May 18th 2020, 8:23 PM 18,636 Views 24 Comments

The cash will be on top of the €2.03 million Pieta House already receives from the State

# pieta-house - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Photos: People around Ireland share photos of their sunrise to raise money for Pieta House
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

Photos: People around Ireland share photos of their sunrise to raise money for Pieta House

Updated May 9th 2020, 10:00 AM 76,121 Views 49 Comments

Last night, the Late Late Show helped to raise over €2 million for Pieta House.

# pieta-house - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 PM 80,914 Views 81 Comments

The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.

# pieta-house - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'I wanted to end it all. I thought I was a burden on everyone'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'I wanted to end it all. I thought I was a burden on everyone'

Jan 16th 2020, 6:15 AM 50,360 Views 10 Comments

Ireland and Glasgow City star Clare Shine delves deeper into her mental health struggles.

# pieta-house - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Suicide prevention charity Pieta House expects surge in calls and messages over Christmas period
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

Suicide prevention charity Pieta House expects surge in calls and messages over Christmas period

Dec 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 7,500 Views 7 Comments

The suicide prevention charity says that average calls to its helpline rose by 45% this year

# pieta-house - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Thousands of people across the country walked from Darkness into Light this morning
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

Thousands of people across the country walked from Darkness into Light this morning

Updated May 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 40,509 Views 32 Comments

This year over 168 venues throughout the country took part in the 5k walk/run.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'I'm not the only one going through this difficult time': Darkness Into Light launches Wall of Hope in Dublin
# Thepowerofhope
# Thepowerofhope

'I'm not the only one going through this difficult time': Darkness Into Light launches Wall of Hope in Dublin

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 7,797 Views 3 Comments

The public will be able to leave messages of hope on the mural site in Camden Row.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid
# Aras18
# Aras18

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Sep 4th 2018, 8:11 AM 18,254 Views 47 Comments

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

12 hilarious everyday Google questions, illustrated by Irish artists
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

12 hilarious everyday Google questions, illustrated by Irish artists

Aug 1st 2018, 4:09 PM 2,102 Views 0 Comments

Irish illustrators raise money for Pieta House by drawing your weird and wonderful Google searches.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings

Jul 24th 2018, 5:54 PM 14,531 Views 28 Comments

The current situation makes it very difficult for prospective candidates to organise campaigns, Freeman said.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run
# Joan Freeman
# Joan Freeman

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run

Jul 18th 2018, 5:44 PM 22,759 Views 43 Comments

Joan Freeman said it is her lifelong ambition to “deliver a better quality of life”.

# pieta-house - Saturday 12 May, 2018

In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light
# Dawn Breaking
# Dawn Breaking

In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 48,884 Views 46 Comments

The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008.

# pieta-house - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated'

Apr 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 11,700 Views 14 Comments

We spoke to Joe at The Response Series Exhibition for Darkness into Light 2018.

# pieta-house - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn

Feb 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,850 Views 6 Comments

Pieta House and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are calling for more discussion to be had around self-harm.

# pieta-house - Saturday 23 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 13,811 Views 10 Comments

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

# pieta-house - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York
# Solace House
# Solace House

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York

Oct 31st 2017, 4:32 PM 22,369 Views 11 Comments

Solace House is a suicide and self-harm charity, which serves the Irish Diaspora and others in New York.

# pieta-house - Monday 16 October, 2017

Volkswagen combed through 5,000 Instagram pics for this charity calendar
# VW Snapshot
# VW Snapshot

Volkswagen combed through 5,000 Instagram pics for this charity calendar

Oct 16th 2017, 12:13 PM 838 Views 0 Comments

Each calendar will cost €10 and all proceeds go directly to Pieta House.

# pieta-house - Sunday 1 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 1st 2017, 1:00 PM 30,703 Views 3 Comments

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

# pieta-house - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'No one should suffer alone, suicide is a community issue and everyone's business'
# Take Action
# Take Action

'No one should suffer alone, suicide is a community issue and everyone's business'

Sep 10th 2017, 8:00 AM 6,647 Views 8 Comments

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day today. Here’s what events are happening to mark it.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House

Jul 18th 2017, 1:52 PM 3,352 Views 4 Comments

Pieta House provides free counselling services to people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm.

# pieta-house - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro
# Carrying The Load
From The42
# Carrying The Load

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro

May 25th 2017, 3:00 PM 21,098 Views 16 Comments

Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.

# pieta-house - Saturday 20 May, 2017

The Irish app that wants to help people get up in the morning
# Firstup
# Firstup

The Irish app that wants to help people get up in the morning

May 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 54,398 Views 13 Comments

Pieta House said that they hoped their partnership with the app would help users in a “meaningful and positive way”.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

May 9th 2017, 10:04 PM 38,678 Views 67 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

# pieta-house - Monday 8 May, 2017

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
# Before Sunrise

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light

May 8th 2017, 5:43 PM 18,145 Views 13 Comments

Well over 150,000 people took part in events this year, according to charity Pieta House.

# pieta-house - Saturday 6 May, 2017

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

May 6th 2017, 11:02 AM 40,551 Views 41 Comments

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
# Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

May 6th 2017, 3:00 AM 34,476 Views 45 Comments

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

# pieta-house - Friday 5 May, 2017

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began
# Darkness Into Light
From The Daily Edge
# Darkness Into Light

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began

May 5th 2017, 9:00 AM 7,161 Views 0 Comments

Pieta House’s annual walk for suicide prevention takes place this weekend.

# pieta-house - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,931 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# pieta-house - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Apr 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 42,417 Views 9 Comments

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

# pieta-house - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'

Apr 26th 2017, 8:00 PM 471 Views 11 Comments

At times it felt like there was no hope of recovery at all, writes Brian Scallan

# pieta-house - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Apr 25th 2017, 8:00 PM 675 Views 7 Comments

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

# pieta-house - Monday 24 April, 2017

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'

Apr 24th 2017, 8:10 PM 1,176 Views 33 Comments

Patricia Turner lost her son to suicide in 2009.

# pieta-house - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 73,831 Views 13 Comments

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# pieta-house - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle
# Fair Play
From The42
# Fair Play

Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle

Mar 30th 2017, 3:03 PM 4,967 Views 0 Comments

Over 80 people will take part in the cycle in aid of the club and suicide awareness charity on Saturday.

# pieta-house - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise
# Awareness
# Awareness

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

Feb 7th 2017, 6:10 AM 8,974 Views 22 Comments

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

# pieta-house - Monday 26 December, 2016

This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House

Dec 26th 2016, 1:19 PM 16,833 Views 14 Comments

And he’s still going….

# pieta-house - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 147,706 Views 134 Comments

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

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