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Category: Bereavement News

Living with Grief event in Dublin in February

  The Irish Hospice Foundation is part of The Dublin Northside Bereavement Network which will host its first ever ‘Living with Grief’ event in North Dublin on Thursday 6 February, 7.30pm. The free event for the public, which takes place at the The Clasac (Alfie Byrne Road, Clontarf) will provide information about grief and the […]

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Minister Doherty Partners with IHF to research the cost of bereavement in Ireland

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, T.D. today announced that she was partnering with the Irish Hospice Foundation to carry out research into the cost of bereavement and funeral poverty in Ireland.  The research will commence in the coming weeks supported by funding of €60,000 that Minister […]

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Regional Hospital Mullingar Opens Newly refurbished Mortuary & Bereavement Suite

The newly refurbished mortuary and bereavement suite officially re-opened last Tuesday (22nd October 2019) at the Regional Hospital Mullingar, following a €287,000 refurbishment programme. The new facility includes a fully refurbished viewing room, a new bereavement suite with additional viewing area and a family room for patients and families at the hospital. The current Regional […]

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Government funding for proposed IHF research into ‘economics of bereavement’ welcomed

Statement Monday 21 October 2019 The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) has warmly welcomed funding from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection in Budget 2020 for its proposed research project into the ‘Economics of Bereavement’. Minister Regina Doherty has allocated a once-off contribution of €60,000 to the IHF to examine funeral poverty in Ireland […]

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Being there for the bereaved

The loss of a loved one is devastating. Unfortunately we are all likely to experience bereavement at some point in our lives. Grief can be isolating, lonely and confusing. But, with your help, we are working to ensure more bereaved people get the support they need. In May, we hosted our first ever ‘Living with […]

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