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Living with Loss 2019

The Irish Hospice Foundation will host it’s final ‘Living with Loss’ public information evening of 2019 in Galway on Thursday 14 November. This is our first Living with Loss event in the county. Author, journalist and radio presenter Meghann Scully will speak about the deaths of her father and brother and her own journey through […]

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Children grieve too…so what can you do?

Elaine Clothworthy was just two years old when her father, Alastair, died of lung cancer in 1990. His passing left a big gap in her life which still remains. “It’s like an open window with the wind coming in,” says Elaine. “It doesn’t matter how old you are, that wind is always there.” While Elaine […]

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Niamh Fitzpatrick ¦ Grief from the Inside Out

Our annual Living with Loss evening was held on 1st November. It aims to provide information about grief and the range of supports available to bereaved people. Our guest speaker on this occasion was psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick. She spoke about her own grief journey following the death of her sister Captain Dara Fitzpatrick in 2017. […]

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Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 2018

Third National Bereaved Children’s Week runs from 15-22 November –  Supporting Parents, Carers, and Bereaved Children     The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) is hosting the 3rd national Bereaved Children’s Week from Thursday 15 November 2018 to highlight the needs of bereaved children and how to support them through difficult periods of loss. The […]

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