Level 1 Information about bereavement
The Irish Hospice Foundation has a range of information about bereavement which is available to the public free of charge.
We have a range of 15 bereavement leaflets, which can be downloaded HERE. Each leaflet is available in English and two leaflets are also available in Polish.
Copies of the leaflets can be ordered from the Irish Hospice Foundation free of charge
Recommended reading and useful online resources
The Irish Hospice Foundation Thérèse Brady Library & Information Service has a large collection of books on coping with bereavement. They have produced lists of recommended reading materials and useful online resources addressing different types of bereavement. You can browse the booklet HERE and the library collection can be searched HERE
We have developed a range of video clips addressing grief and grieving. The videos address provide information on what to expect from the grieving process. You can watch these HERE
Information about registering a death or queries about benefits
Information about registering a death or benefits is available directly from The Department of Social Protection.
The site also details information on pension and welfare entitlements following bereavement, further details available HERE
Practical guide to bereavement
The Citizens Information Board have outlined practical information on bereavement including what to do following a death, money matters and counselling. This information is available HERE. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre, find your nearest office HERE or you can contact them on Lo-Call 1890 777 121.