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 […]

Take Part In The Annual Darkness Into Light Event Supported By Electric Ireland

Darkness Into Light (DIL) is a unique, early morning experience which begins in darkness at 4.15am on 7th May, as thousands of people walk or run a 5km route while dawn is breaking. Last year’s event attracted over 100,000 participants in over 80 locations across Ireland and abroad. DIL is the flagship fundraiser for suicide […]

Two weeks left to register for Darkness Into Light events supported by Electric Ireland

With just two weeks to go, Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm charity is calling on people to sign up to for what is set to be the biggest Darkness Into Light ever held. The charity’s annual fundraising and awareness event in association with Electric Ireland takes place in 90 venues across Ireland this year. […]

IFA and Pieta House Provide Support to Farmers Through ‘Mind Our Farm Families’ Phone Line

IFA has been working with Pieta House since 2011 to provide information and support to farmers and their families through the ‘Mind Our Farm Families’ phone line and counselling service.   The 1890 130 022 phone line puts farmers who are feeling suicidal, or their families, in direct contact with a Pieta House trained therapist […]

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