Tipperary suicide prevention – call for a community-based approach

Suicide continues to be a major issue in Irish society, with latest figures suggesting approximately 400 deaths per year nationally with many more people attempting to take their own life. (Stats https://www.nsrf.ie/statistics/suicide/ ) The founder of one of Ireland’s leading suicide prevention charities says that while progress is being made, much more needs to be […]

Pieta House Open Day 6th September

Pieta House will throw open the doors of their suicide and self-harm crisis centres throughout the country on Saturday, 6th September ahead of Suicide Awareness Week. All centres will be open to the public from 2pm to 4pm, and people will have the opportunity to take a tour of the counselling rooms, have a cup […]

Tipperary on the route for endurance cycling record

Irish endurance cyclist Ricky Geoghegan, who has trained himself go without sleep, plans to set a new record by cycling East –West across Ireland and back non-stop in 30 hours. Ricky’s record breaking endurance cycle travels through Tipperary on August 10. Ricky, who cycles with just one eye open for long periods of time, will be […]

Pieta House Calls on Tipperary Communities to Organise Fundraisers During Suicide Awareness Week

In the first six months of this year there was a 40% increase in the number of people attending Pieta House compared with the same period last year. In Tipperary a total of 19 people took their own lives in 2011. The suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House is asking people to reach out […]