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Upcoming Workshops on Loss & Bereavement

Posted on: June 16th, 2018


Do you work with bereaved? In 2018, the Irish Hospice Foundation will once again host a series of Workshops on Loss and Bereavement. These are for professionals and volunteers who are working with those who have experienced a major loss. Booking is essential. For the full list of workshops and booking details, click here

First Irish conference on childhood bereavement open for booking

Posted on: October 29th, 2014


The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) will host the first Irish conference on childhood bereavement on October 4th in Dublin Castle.

The conference addresses creation of frameworks of support for those supporting a bereaved child and will focus on social media, voluntary group support and traumatic loss. A personal reflection will be shared by Irish Times journalist Roisin Ingle, who lost her own father when she was aged eight.  

The conference costs €48 for ICBN members, €58 for an early bird ticket and €68 full price. It will take place from 9:30am- 4pm and includes a light lunch. 

Full details and booking information available HERE >>>  




Congratulations to Msc Bereavement Studies class of 2012

Posted on: December 4th, 2012

A very big congratulations to the class of 2012 Msc bereavement studies graduates who were conferred at the RCSI last week.

This year 16 students graduated from the two year Msc programme which is delivered through the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Bereavement Education Resource Centre and accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. 

More information on the MSC Bereavement Studies is available HERE 

‘Living with loss’ information evening & talk by Dr Tony Bates

Posted on: October 5th, 2012

Living with loss

November is traditionally a month for remembrance.  As part of our bereavement support function at the Irish Hospice Foundation we will host a bereavement public information evening ‘Living with Loss’ on Thursday November 1st in the Alexander Hotel, Fenian st from 5.30 until 8.30. 

This ‘drop in’ evening will feature;  

  • Professor Tom Inglis reading from his new book written after the death of his wife Aileen 
  • Video presentations and general information on bereavement 
  • An address by Dr Tony Bates at 6.30 on the theme of ‘Living with loss‘ 

This event aims to provide information about grief and the range of supports available to bereaved people. There will be an opportunity to talk to voluntary bereavement support services about the supports they provide.

Bereavement Support Services represented include;

  • A Little Lifetime Foundation
  • Anam Cara Parental & Sibling Bereavement Support
  • Barnardos Bereavement Counselling for Children
  • Bereavement Counselling Service
  • Bethany Bereavement Support Group
  • Console
  • Health Service Executive
  • Living Links
  • Rainbows Ireland
  • Turas le Cheile Bereavement Support
  • Turning Point

 This is a free public event and booking is not neccessary,  If you have queries or would like further information please contact; Iris Murray, Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 4th Floor, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2 Tel: 01 679 3188 Fax: 01 673 0040