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# suicide - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate

In the video, Ben Gilroy makes a number of false and misleading claims about coronavirus and suicide in Ireland.

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# suicide - Friday 4 September, 2020

FactCheck: Is this widespread claim about the recent number of deaths by suicide in Ireland true?

The claim has spread widely on Facebook and Twitter and has caused significant distress.

# suicide - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Coroner delivers verdict in the death of UK TV presenter Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack’s mental state and her impending prosecution contributed to her suicide, the coroner found.

# suicide - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

ITV boss says broadcaster will not make a show like Jeremy Kyle again

The programme was axed last year after an outcry following the death of guest Steve Dymond.

# suicide - Thursday 10 October, 2019

How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal

“The situation isn’t irretrievable – there are simple, practical measures that everyone can do to turn it around.”

# suicide - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'

Depression occurs in 10 to 15% of pregnant women but it’s often misdiagnosed.

# suicide - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# suicide - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

# suicide - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

# suicide - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein died from suicide by hanging, coroner concludes

The 66-year-old was accused of trafficking girls as young as 14 for sex when he was found dead in his jail cell.

# suicide - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

# suicide - Monday 12 August, 2019

Canadian teen murder suspects died by apparent suicide, autopsies confirm

A manhunt was launched for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky after three people were found murdered.

Autopsy carried out on the body of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein was found dead in his cell in a suspected suicide.

# suicide - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

# suicide - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

# suicide - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

# suicide - Monday 4 March, 2019

'Pioneer, innovator and legend': Prodigy frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49

Tributes have been pouring in for the singer, who reportedly died by suicide.

# suicide - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings

The hoodie debuted during London Fashion Week.

# suicide - Friday 8 February, 2019

'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'

The CEO of the company says it needs to do more.

# suicide - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'

Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.

# suicide - Friday 4 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by 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

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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

The actor has died at the age of 49.

# 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.

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