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Lunch & Learn – New Online Series

Join Valerie Smith, Public Engagement Lead at IHF, for free Think Ahead online sessions. Lunch and Learn are lunchtime sessions from 12pm to 1pm and are open to both the public and professionals. The first one kicks off on Tuesday February 21st.

Come along to learn about advance care planning and receive your free digital copy of the Think Ahead Planning Pack. Please register in advance.

February Lunch and Learn

Date: Tuesday 21st February
Time: 12 pm – 1 pm
Venue: Online via Zoom

Next Dates: March 22nd, May 16th, June 21st. 12-1pm 

Private Lunch & Learn Sessions

Older Adult Care | HSE | Dublin South, Kildare & West Wicklow Community Healthcare
Date: Friday 3rd February

Think Ahead: Introduction to Advance Care Planning for Staff and Patients of Marie Keating Foundation
Date: Wednesday 15th March

Pride in Death

Death and dying aren’t often talked about, but they touch us all. Following a successful LGBTQIA+ Death Cafe held during Palliative Care Week 2022, LGBT Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation and All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care wish to invite you to again have a Chat with Strangers so you can start thinking ahead and reflect on what death, dying and loss means to you.

Date: Thursday 23rd February
Time: 18:30 – 20:30pm
Venue: Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1, D01 R290

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Past Events

Starting at the End

Photographer: Jose Bateira

Date: 17 September
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Venue: Grand Parade Library, Cork

They say, the best day to plant a tree was 20 years ago, but the next best day is today.

Wherever we are in the forest of our lives, today is the best day to start talking about the end. End of life and dying are not separate from life, but part of it—and by talking about it we can help to ease our fears, soothe our pain, and clear up the mysterious!

Good Day Cork and Irish Hospice Foundation held a morning of storytelling and zine making on—you guessed it!—death and dying. A courageous, creative approach to starting to talk about the end, and thinking about your own wishes for when the time comes in a small group setting.

Pride in Death – Death Cafe

Pride in Death facilitators main image

Date: 16 September
Time: 10am-12:30pm
Venue: Pearse St Library, 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

LGBTQ, AIIHPC and IHF came together for this death cafe as part of Palliative Care Week.

Talking about these issues with our friends, partners and loved ones can be difficult, but by taking the time to have these conversations when we are at ease and are not in crisis or under pressure, we can make the final stages of life easier to live through.

Nobody should ever feel the need to hide something important about who they are. This LGBTQ+ focused death cafe invited the LGBTQ+ community and allies alike to share our experiences and discuss any and all subjects around this universal life experience.

To book a webinar or event, please contact [email protected], or call (01) 963 1161.