Tipperary Young People Showcase Their Youth Citizenship

204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   The Tipperary projects were: Our Genderation, Carrick-on-Suir NYP, Co. Tipperary Young people in Carrick-on-Suir identified a need to destigmatise the LGBTQ+ community following homophobic discrimination in their schools and community. Aware of the […]

North Tipperary Macra na Feirme

North Tipperary Macra Best of luck to all those taking part in the  Tipperary round of the National talent competition on Sunday next in Clonmore. Ballinahinch/Killoscully Macra na Feirme: On Sunday last Ballinahinch/Killoscully Macra had a meet and greet with the local community after mass in Killoscully. They were delighted to inform the public about […]

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme tackles stigma on Mental Health   On Thurday 16th February, Devilsbit Macra na Feirme, in conjunction with Cara O Mahony of the Macra Rural Youth Committee hosted a “Mental Health Talk with a Difference” in Racket Hall.The night was opened by a talk from Emmet Middleton who spoke frankly and honestly […]

Pieta House Partners With Pint Aid For Fundraising Campaign

Pieta House offers free counselling to people experiencing suicidal ideation, people who engage in self-harm and those who have been bereaved by suicide. It also operates the free 1800 247 247 suicide helpline. www.PintAid.ie is a crowdfunding movement for charities and causes. Every month they raise funds for a different charity by encouraging the public […]

Health Staff Choir Launching Christmas Single In Aid Of Pieta House

The Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris, will launch the Health Voices Choir Christmas single “Carol of the Bells” and “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” as part of the first National Patient Safety Office Conference in Dublin Castle..   The joint initiative between the HSE, INMO and Beaumont Hospital brought together 200 health service […]

Tipperary Educated Susan Quirke Wins Prestigious Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award

Oola woman Susan Quirke  has joined Niall Breslin (Bressie) to receive a prestigious Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Impact award at a recent ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin. Susan and Niall co-founded the A Lust For Life organisation just over a year ago as a pioneering new social enterprise that is rapidly going from strength to […]

Pieta 100 cycle comes to Tipperary and Offaly this Sunday

THE PIETA 100 charity cycle takes place at nine venues nationwide this Sunday, including Tipperary and Offaly. It gets underway at 9am from the County Arms Hotel in Birr, Co Offaly. Photographers and reporters are welcome to come along on Sunday morning. After a successful debut last year, the Pieta 100 has expanded from three […]

John O’Shaughnessy Managing Director of Clancy Construction, Thurles, helps raise funds for Pieta House

The Master Builder and Contractors Association (MBCA) of the Construction Industry Federation have raised €6,700 for Suicide Prevention Charity, Pieta House.  Members of the MBCA met with Pieta House representatives last week to present the donation. A CIF spokesperson stated: “We are delighted to continue our work with Pieta House again this year, raising vital funds for […]

Pieta House thanks the thousands who organised and took part in Darkness Into Light supported by Electric Ireland

Pieta House would like to extend a warm thank you to the committees and everyone involved in Darkness Into Light this year, from those who helped with the planning, promotion and event logistics to those who directed traffic, made tea for participants and handed out t-shirts. Organisers especially want to express their sincere gratitude to […]

The Union Of Students In Ireland Is Calling To Reverse Diversion Of €12 million From Mental Health Services

The Union of Students in Ireland is calling on newly-appointed Minister for Health Simon Harris to reverse the diversion of €12 million from Mental Health Services announced by former Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. USI highlighted the dangers in this diversion.   “Over 120,000 people took part in the Pieta House’s Darkness into Light walks […]

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