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Have Your Say: Your Life Your Death Your Say

A Chance to Have Your Say

Every day in Ireland 80 people die — that’s 28,000 people every year. Each of us will only get one chance to die, so it’s important to think about it, and get it right.

During 2016 you had your say on what makes a good death. By sharing your thoughts you helped us to develop an Irish charter on death, dying and bereavement.

 People’s Charter on Dying, Death and Bereavement in Ireland

Working in partnership with the support of Dublin City Council, South Dublin County Council and Fingal County Council.



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Charter on Death Dying and Bereavement

  Thank you for helping us create an Irish charter on death, dying and bereavement in Ireland At the Irish Hospice Foundation, we believe achieving excellence in end-of-life care is about supporting each person to live as well as possible to the end of their life so they can die with dignity and humanity and […] Read more >

Personal Stories

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Death Café Conversations

Meaningful discussions about death   As part of the Have Your Say campaign, the Irish Hospice Foundation hosted a series of Death Café Conversations across Ireland. We gave members of the public the opportunity to #haveyoursayirl and engage in meaningful conversations about death, dying, loss, grief and bereavement. Death Café Conversations We held death Cafe Conversations in Cork, Tallaght, Mullingar […] Read more >

Have Your Say Blog Posts

Background to Charter Blogs   I want to live and die in Ireland blog post 5 Reasons we don’t want to talk about dying and death  Confessions of a Cafe Conversation Are we prepared to talk to our children Rage against the dying of the light The many gifts of Emma Hannigan Death and the Irish, […] Read more >

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