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#Suicide

# suicide - Sunday 22 July, 2018

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention
# RunningForJosie
# RunningForJosie

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 33,007 Views 14 Comments

“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
# Schools
# Schools

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Jul 9th 2018, 8:51 AM 10,353 Views 43 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: 'A 'new profile' of women are taking their own lives in the same numbers as men'

Jun 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,035 Views 33 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:24 AM 53,436 Views 6 Comments

The actor has died at the age of 49.

# suicide - Monday 5 March, 2018

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide

Mar 5th 2018, 1:40 PM 29,083 Views 30 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide

Feb 15th 2018, 5:58 PM 20,173 Views 0 Comments

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
# Suicide
# Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Feb 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 26,707 Views 42 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams

Feb 8th 2018, 6:01 AM 20,498 Views 20 Comments

The much-loved actor died by suicide in 2014.

# suicide - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

South Korea to criminalise suicide pacts
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korea to criminalise suicide pacts

Jan 23rd 2018, 10:30 PM 11,714 Views 40 Comments

The criminalisation of suicide pacts was among a series of measures approved by the cabinet today.

# suicide - Thursday 18 January, 2018

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying
# Dublin
# Dublin

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

Jan 18th 2018, 1:04 PM 23,611 Views 40 Comments

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

# suicide - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Jan 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 18,953 Views 11 Comments

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

# suicide - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Jan 11th 2018, 12:47 PM 58,243 Views 51 Comments

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.

# suicide - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'
# Logan Paul
# Logan Paul

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:01 AM 46,142 Views 43 Comments

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

# suicide - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'
# Apology
# Apology

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Jan 2nd 2018, 10:33 AM 72,126 Views 46 Comments

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

# suicide - 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 13,905 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.

# suicide - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'She was out of our reach' - Parents of 11-year-old who took her own life give powerful interview
# Milly Tuomey
# Milly Tuomey

'She was out of our reach' - Parents of 11-year-old who took her own life give powerful interview

Dec 16th 2017, 7:50 AM 79,864 Views 71 Comments

Last month, a coroner returned a verdict of suicide at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey.

# suicide - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away'

Dec 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,543 Views 9 Comments

Marginalised groups often have difficulty in accessing services when they are struggling with mental health issues, writes Andrea Koenigstorfer.

Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children
# Milly Tuomey
# Milly Tuomey

Tragic suicide of young girl shines light on issue of self-harm in children

Dec 5th 2017, 6:21 AM 16,150 Views 2 Comments

Self-harm is being seen to begin at a younger age, said an Irish psychotherapist.

# suicide - Friday 1 December, 2017

English woman found guilty of encouraging man she met online to kill himself
# Leicester
# Leicester

English woman found guilty of encouraging man she met online to kill himself

Dec 1st 2017, 7:42 PM 13,443 Views 0 Comments

She will be sentenced in January 2018.

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group
# Milly Tuomey
# Milly Tuomey

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group

Dec 1st 2017, 4:13 PM 27,087 Views 35 Comments

Milly Tuomey posted on Instagram to hundreds of friends of her intention to die on a certain date.

# suicide - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl
# Milly Tuomey
# Milly Tuomey

Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl

Nov 30th 2017, 9:36 PM 71,631 Views 1 Comment

A coroner returned the verdict at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey from Templeogue

# suicide - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Nov 19th 2017, 10:30 AM 17,519 Views 10 Comments

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

# suicide - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial
# Bribery
From The42
# Bribery

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Nov 15th 2017, 5:07 PM 8,554 Views 4 Comments

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

# suicide - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'
# International Men's Day
# International Men's Day

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Nov 12th 2017, 10:30 AM 35,805 Views 21 Comments

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

# suicide - 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 50,630 Views 27 Comments

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

# suicide - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'I got this gut feeling things weren't right': Father wants limits on cheap drink after son died by suicide
# Cheap Alcohol
# Cheap Alcohol

'I got this gut feeling things weren't right': Father wants limits on cheap drink after son died by suicide

Oct 24th 2017, 10:20 PM 39,217 Views 91 Comments

John Higgins believes the amount of alcohol people can buy for €15 is a huge problem.

# suicide - Friday 20 October, 2017

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
# Kabul
# Kabul

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

Oct 20th 2017, 8:50 PM 6,821 Views 67 Comments

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

# suicide - 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 30,745 Views 3 Comments

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

# suicide - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland
# HSE
# HSE

Men aged 45-54 are the most likely to die by suicide in Ireland

Sep 27th 2017, 7:23 AM 19,971 Views 76 Comments

A new report from the HSE has said that suicide figures are on a downward trend.

# suicide - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died

Sep 19th 2017, 3:59 PM 24,018 Views 22 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.

# suicide - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate
# Global Study
# Global Study

Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate

Sep 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,960 Views 23 Comments

We come 20th out of 188 countries evaluated in a new international health study.

# suicide - Monday 11 September, 2017

The Rubberbandits are winning praise for their powerful new song about suicide
# Mental Health
From The Daily Edge
# Mental Health

The Rubberbandits are winning praise for their powerful new song about suicide

Sep 11th 2017, 1:34 PM 12,250 Views 3 Comments

Sonny is a tough but vital watch.

# suicide - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'My recent trip home brought me back to a time when I was naïve, stupid and emotionally unravelling'
# Suicide
# Suicide

'My recent trip home brought me back to a time when I was naïve, stupid and emotionally unravelling'

Sep 10th 2017, 1:00 PM 12,745 Views 5 Comments

Rick Rossiter shares his story: from suicide attempts in his teens to becoming mental health advocate.

# suicide - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Romanian man who blackmailed Tyrone teenager who took his own life sentenced to 4 years
# Ronan Hughes
# Ronan Hughes

Romanian man who blackmailed Tyrone teenager who took his own life sentenced to 4 years

Aug 29th 2017, 6:33 PM 46,607 Views 25 Comments

Iulian Enache (31) pleaded guilty to blackmailing Ronan Hughes in a Romanian court last week.

# suicide - Monday 21 August, 2017

Irish government offers support to family of Irish woman in Egypt suicide pact
# Egypt
# Egypt

Irish government offers support to family of Irish woman in Egypt suicide pact

Aug 21st 2017, 5:03 PM 21,533 Views 1 Comment

The couple died by drowning at a villa in the Hurghada area.

# suicide - Sunday 20 August, 2017

New York subway staff say break rooms and bathrooms being used to store bodies
# New York
# New York

New York subway staff say break rooms and bathrooms being used to store bodies

Aug 20th 2017, 3:00 PM 44,033 Views 35 Comments

Some staff said they have been traumatised by unexpectedly finding a body that is being stowed temporarily until a medical examiner arrives.

# suicide - Friday 11 August, 2017

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000

Aug 11th 2017, 10:46 AM 23,511 Views 0 Comments

The charity, which was liquidated last year, received the money to provide counselling services for Irish emigrants in the UK.

# suicide - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Report into death of teen finds impact of separating her from younger sibling was not understood
# State Care
# State Care

Report into death of teen finds impact of separating her from younger sibling was not understood

Aug 8th 2017, 10:23 PM 20,897 Views 27 Comments

‘Clare’ was in foster care when she took her own life.

# suicide - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'Where was her humanity?' US woman (20) to serve 15 months in jail over boyfriend's suicide
# Michelle Carter
# Michelle Carter

'Where was her humanity?' US woman (20) to serve 15 months in jail over boyfriend's suicide

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:41 PM 69,851 Views 77 Comments

Michelle Carter urged her boyfriend to kill himself.

# suicide - Friday 21 July, 2017

Reaction to Chester Bennington's death show little change in attitudes to men's mental health
# Mental Health
From The Daily Edge
# Mental Health

Reaction to Chester Bennington's death show little change in attitudes to men's mental health

Jul 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 8,566 Views 10 Comments

Progress has been made, but there’s a long way to go