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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Pieta House

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Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle
Over 80 people will take part in the cycle in aid of the club and suicide awareness charity on Saturday.
The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise
A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.
This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House
And he’s still going….
'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'
Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.
Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units
Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.
'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'
There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.
That viral mass Facebook event has sparked a rise in donations to Pieta House
Some good is coming of the page.
Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas
Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.
'I was taking calls from across Connacht': Mayo's Leaving Cert taxi driver had a busy night
The idea’s spreading.
A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason
What a legend.
These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity
All 2,500km of it.
Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services
All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.
This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet
Eamonn Keaveney has been walking barefoot around Ireland’s coast to raise money for Pieta house.
Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity
Joan Freeman was named as one of the Taoiseach’s nominees to the Seanad last week.
Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light
And oh how they sang.
Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light
And oh how they sang.
Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event
All over the country (and overseas too) people got up ridiculously early to run for Pieta House.
Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'
An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.
A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow
Eamonn Keaveney hopes to raise money for mental health services – and break a world record – as he sets off on his journey.
A Galway gal just came up with the perfect solution to creepy lads in clubs
Will also work on creeps of any gender, FYI.
'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.
Brilliant new Tipperary club hurling jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention
Portroe have teamed up with Pieta House to help raise awareness for mental health through the ‘Mind our Men’ campaign.
Take care - scam artists are going door to door pretending to collect for Pieta House
A spokesperson for the charity has urged people to be vigilant.
Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House
The incident took place in the last hour.
In pictures: runners on their marks for Darkness Into Light event this morning
Were you one of the early risers?
100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow
The Darkness Into Light event takes place in 80 venues around Ireland and the world on Saturday morning.
'Dragging myself out of bed on cold mornings, I wonder if I'm mad – but it's for a good cause'
Ever fancied cycling cross-country from Kildare to Galway? It’s not always easy but you’ll raise much-needed funds (and have serious craic).
34 intercounty GAA jerseys proudly on display at Dublin airport
Unique exhibition aimed at increasing awareness of suicide prevention and to raise funds for the Pieta House charity
Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'
More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.
The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours
Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.
Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities
Almost €20,000 has been raised for Pieta House so far.
Meet the guy running the entire perimeter of Ireland
Brave guy. The distance is the equivalent of 33 marathons in 40 days.
Dublin star Flynn steps outside 'comfort zone' and helps to promote suicide awareness
The two-time All-Ireland winner has sought to publicise the work of suicide and self harm centre Pieta House.
Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation
Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.
Worried about someone? Here's how to help a friend in crisis
An eight-step action plan to help anyone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts.
Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder
Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.
Eoghan McDermott posts moving video about his own self-harm experience
McDermott was speaking after helping to launch Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light charity run.
Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
Community and a secret millionaire help Pieta House open in Tuam
Pieta House West opened its doors yesterday, thanks to the hard work of a lot of people.
Eight men died by suicide every week in 2011
The CSO figures for 2011 show that 80 per cent of suicides are carried out by men.