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Final Places Remaining – MSc Loss & Bereavement Programmes

A photo of four smiling students (one man and three women) from Irish Hospice Foundation's MSc Loss and Bereavement programme.

The final places remain for our MSc Loss & Bereavement programmes starting this September. Applicants are invited to apply by the extended deadline of July 26, 2024. About our MSc Loss & Bereavement programmes In partnership with Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation runs two accredited Level 9 MSc programmes focusing on […]

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“Safe Harbour” – a new, free illustrated storybook for children bereaved by suicide

A photo of "Safe Harbour", a storybook for children bereaved by suicide, and its accompanying guide for parents and carers.

A new, free illustrated story book Safe Harbour that will support children who have been bereaved by suicide is now available to download or order. Written by Patricia Forde and illustrated by visual artist Bronagh Lee, this new HSE resource will empower parents or carers to have difficult conversations safely with their child around this […]

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18th Annual Carers Week

A photo of two women holding up signs to promote Carers Week 2024. Irish Hospice Foundation is one of the charity partners taking part in Carers Week from June 10 - 16, 2024, organised by Care Alliance Ireland.

We’re delighted to be supporting Carers Week 2024 (June 10 – 16)! Carers Week, coordinated by Care Alliance Ireland (CAI), highlights and celebrates the incredible, challenging, and invaluable work that Ireland’s 516,000 family carers do every day. They may provide support to a person with a disability, chronic condition, mental health challenge and/or long-term illness […]

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Nominate Irish Hospice Foundation for the AIB Community €1 Million Fund

An image with text that says, "Nominate Irish Hospice Foundation for the AIB Community €1 Million Fund." The image also includes the Irish Hospice Foundation and AIB Community Fund logos.

We need your support! Please can you spare two minutes to nominate Irish Hospice Foundation for the 2024 AIB Community €1 Million Fund? The AIB Community €1 Million Fund allows people to nominate their local charity to receive financial support from the fund. With your help, we have the chance to win funding between €4,000 […]

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Bereavement Networks Lunch & Learn Series

An image promoting a webinar called "Standards for Supporting Bereaved Children & Young People," on May 28 at 12:30 p.m. This webinar is hosted by Irish Hospice Foundation

Standards for Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People The ‘Standards for Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People – A Framework for Development’ 2023, illustrate a way forward in the promotion of the child or young person’s voice in Irish society, in order that their needs may be appropriately recognised and supported when they are bereaved. […]

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Lunch & Learn: Experiencing Grief as a Volunteer

An image promoting a webinar called "Lunch and Learn: Experiencing Grief as a Volunteer," on May 22 at 1:00 p.m. This webinar is hosted by Irish Hospice Foundation's Grief in the Workplace programme.

At Irish Hospice Foundation, we recognise that volunteers can sometimes encounter grief as part of their work. As part of National Volunteers Week, we’re hosting this webinar for volunteers to thank and support all their brilliant and hard work in our workplaces and communities. Title: Lunch & Learn: Experiencing Grief as a VolunteerDate/Time: Wednesday, May […]

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