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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Suicide

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Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths
The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.
Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her
A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.
Star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life
Sawyer Sweeten was 19.
Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'
Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.
Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'
Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.
Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland
The first trial of a person charged for assisting suicide will take place this year.
Tributes flood in as 'baron of botox' dies by suicide
He had several famous clients, including Madonna.
Teachers are being trained to spot the 'warning signs' of suicide
The model has been compared to learning CPR.
Ex-England star Jason Robinson considered suicide
The former player was speaking in an ITV documentary about his life, which will be broadcast on Tuesday
How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?
Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.
This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff
Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.
Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession
In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.
96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager's death for publicity
Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.
The suicide rate in Ireland was higher in 2001 than in any post-downturn year
The 2004 rate of 12.2 per 100,000 hasn’t been exceeded in the last 11 years.
Ryan Tubridy interview about depression stopped man about to take his own life
He wrote to Ryan Tubridy today to thank the show.
86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years
There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.
As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases
A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.
Opinion: Men are talking, but are we listening?
Five times more men than women are dying by suicide in Ireland today – why isn’t more being done to help?
GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we're rushed off our feet?
Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.
Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period
Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.
Peter Coonan stars in new advert for suicide prevention
The actor has played roles in RTÉ’s ‘Love/ Hate’ and ‘The Guarantee’.
Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?
After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.
Why getting enough sleep is vital - and how to get it
All over the festive season, is bringing you little things to help keep your mental health in check.
'We are left with so many questions': Valerie Greaney laid to rest in Cobh
Michael Greaney will be laid to rest at a separate mass tomorrow.
Cobh couple Valerie and Michael Greaney to have separate funerals
The funeral of Valerie Greaney will take place on Friday. Michael Greaney’s funeral will be held separately.
New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself
The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested
The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.
'Finally, I have an appointment with a psychologist... 294 days after being discharged from the hospital'
Nine and a half months for an appointment? I, like many others with varying medical issues, have been failed by the very system that I have been contributing to.
GAA referee tells of suicide attempt after Twitter abuse
The official suffered abuse on the social media network after a club game.
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.
Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population
It’s also still falling.
Column: Is suicide a preventable cause of death?
Suicide is the most preventable cause of death if people will talk and we can listen.
'We shouldn't be afraid to talk about suicide - it's the only way to understand it'
A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.
Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.
Rolling Stones in legal insurance feud over tour cancellation
The tour was cancelled following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.
Robin Williams' death officially ruled a suicide
The 63-year-old had become more paranoid in the time before he took his own life, coroners have said.
Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'
The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.
Poll: Do you object to's move to Ireland?
The controversial site has updated its safety policies after reports of cyberbullying.