News and Events


We will share information about mental health and wellbeing here and also promote any events we think you might be interested in. Our Mental Health Associations and Development Officers organise events throughout the year, all over the country so be sure to keep an eye here and on our social media channels.

15th January 2021

5 tips for parenting during a pandemic when there’s no guidebook available

It’s hard to believe that we have been on a ‘corona-coaster’ now for almost a year. As a mother of two young girls, aged 8 and 3 years old, the…
11th January 2021

Study shows power of theatre to encourage students to seek help for mental health

A recent report on a theatre project born in Co Wexford has been shown to reduce mental health stigma and encourage young people to seek help when they’re struggling. Created…
20th December 2020

Slowing Down with Nature

Irrespective of what we are experiencing as a collective, whether it is the current pandemic we are facing, an economic crash or any other challenge, nature follows its own natural…
20th December 2020

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Newgrange, Image Courtesy of Fáilte Ireland The Winter Solstice or Solstice Night, has a variety of different titles, depending on where you are from and what traditions you follow; some…
19th December 2020

Banishing the Self-pectation Spirits of Christmas

- Carmen Bryce I felt a cold bead of sweat dripping down my neck underneath my novelty jumper. Underneath her mask, I could imagine she was chewing a toothpick like…
18th December 2020

Grieving at Christmas

- Catherine & George Brogan We will all experience grief. It is the price we pay for becoming attached to other people. If we do not love, we will not…

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