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Bereavement Events

National Bereavement Forum 2022

Friday 17th June
Ashling Hotel, Dublin.
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Past Events

Understanding Grief & Loss As We Age

Monday 23rd May 2022
This is a free event for people in older age who have been bereaved through any circumstance – through illness or sudden death, or may have lost a partner, parent, child, friend, sibling, work colleague or relative.  Hosted by the Kildare Bereavement Network
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Is Grief in Older Age Different?

Thursday 12th May 2022
An information event for those working with people in older age hosted by South Dublin Bereavement Network and supported by Irish Hospice Foundation. 
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Living With Grief

10th March 2022
Living with Grief: Coping with anniversaries and significant events is a free online public bereavement information evening for people bereaved through any circumstance. With guest speakers Niamh Finucane and Niamh Fitzpatrick. More details and to register


Living with Loss

8th December 2021
Our annual bereavement information evening, Living with Loss, was held online again this year. It is free to attend but you must register. You can view a recording of the event below.

Living with grief amidst a global pandemic

24th June 2020
Living with grief amidst a global pandemic was an information evening for the public about bereavement with guest speaker Zoe Holohan, author of ‘As the Smoke Clears’, hosted by Dublin North Bereavement Network and the South Dublin Bereavement Network, supported by IHF. More here. See presentation slides from the event.

living with grief durig pandemic

National Bereavement Forum

June 10th 2021
The IHF National Bereavement Forum aimed at professionals and volunteers working in bereavement support services in Ireland took place this year on Thursday June 10th. Visit the National Bereavement Forum 2021 page. See presentation slides from the event.


Living with Loss

Dec 9th 2020
Our annual Living with Loss bereavement information event for 2020 took place online on December 9th, providing a space to reflect on bereavement and to help people to find out about the supports available. You can view a recording of the event below.

Grieving in Exceptional Times

June 16th 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on everyone. This is especially true for those who are grieving, with restrictions on social distancing and funeral attendance, adding extra layers to what is already a challenging experience. This public talk with Dr. Amanda Roberts and Brid Carroll took place on June 16th 2020. You can watch the recording below.

Grief at work

June 30th 2020
This webinar aimed to offer support and advice to colleagues and staff who are grieving during the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 has impacted hugely on our work lives as well as our personal lives. While our workplaces can play a key role in helping people cope, how do we provide support to our colleagues and staff who are grieving?