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Living with Loss: A bereavement information evening 2023

Living with Loss: A bereavement information evening, is a free, hybrid event hosted by the South Dublin Bereavement Network. 

When: 7pm to 9pm, Thursday, September 21st, 2023 
Where: Maldron Hotel Tallaght, D24 XC9W
Cost: Free

For those unable to attend the event in person, this event will be live streamed via Zoom. 

Download the event flyer below.

Who will find this event helpful? 

  • Anyone who is bereaved. The death may have been through illness or sudden death. You may have experienced the loss of a partner, parent, child, grandchild, friend, sibling, work colleague or relative. The death may be a recent death or death from many years ago. 
  • Anyone who is supporting a family member or friend who is bereaved. 
  • Anyone who works in the community and may have a role in supporting those who have been bereaved 

What will happen at the event? 

7:00pm Tea/coffee on arrival  
7.30pm An information talk by a professional working in the area of bereavement  
8:00pm Q&A session with a panel of people with lived experience of bereavement. 

Bereavement service stands
There will be representatives from a range of local bereavement support services at the event. Attendees can take away some information leaflets about the services and, if they wish, can talk with service representatives about the support they provide. 


Breffni Mc Guinness MA MIACAT

Breffni Mc Guinness is the Bereavement Coordinator with LauraLynn, Ireland’s Childrens Hospice. He is a professional Dramatherapist with a background in pastoral care, and provides bereavement support to parents, families and groups based on the creative arts. He has developed eLearning courses on bereavement support as well as workplace guides on bereavement policies and providing support after suicide. His special interests are in hidden losses and workplace bereavement and the use of creativity in working with people who are grieving. Breffni has authored a number of publications and articles on supporting people, families and workplaces experiencing loss.

How do you book your place? 

You must book a place whether you are attending in person or viewing the event live through ZoomYou can book your place through Eventbrite or you can phone 01 963 1131  

How do I get there? 

Luas Red line stop The Square Tallaght. Maldron Hotel is a 5 minute walk from The Square, Tallaght. 
Bus lines to Maldron Hotel Tallaght: 54A, 65B, 77X, 49, 77A, 175 

If you have any queries please email [email protected] 

South Dublin Bereavement Network Members: Irish Hospice Foundation, Irish Road Victims Association, A Little Lifetime Foundation, Anam Cara, Bethany Bereavement Support, Feileacain, HSE Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, HUGG, Irish Childhood Bereavement Network, LauraLynn, Pieta, Purple House, Rainbows Ireland, Support After Homicide (SAH), St. James Hospital, Tallaght Hospital, Coombe Hospital, National Maternity Hospital, St. Vincents Hospital, St. Columcille’s Hospital and Harolds Cross Hospice, CRY Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC).