7th June 2024

Celebrating Men’s Health Week 2024: Why It Matters 

By Marie Duffy, PR & Communications Officer, Mental Health Ireland. From Monday, June 10th to Sunday, June 16th, Men's Health Week 2024 takes centre stage, shining a spotlight on the…
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5th March 2024

This International Women’s Day, Let’s Inspire Inclusion for All

International Women’s Day is on March 8th and this year’s theme is ‘Let’s inspire inclusion’. With well over a century of history and change, the first International Women's Day (IWD)…
19th January 2024

PRISM research Project seeking young people for advisory panel

Dr. Sadhbh Byrne from the Department of Psychology at Maynooth University is leading a new research project, called PRISM (PRovision of Informal Support for Mental health), in partnership with Mental…
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15th January 2024

Tips on easing into the rest of winter

As you pry yourself from your duvet each morning in January, it’s easy to see why animals choose to hibernate. January is home to cold, wet, dark mornings and evenings.…
15th December 2023

 New independent chair announced for ‘Sharing the Vision’ National Implementation Committee

The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD announced the appointment of Mental Health Ireland's friend and colleague Catherine Brogan as the next independent Chair of the…
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8th December 2023

Finding Connection: Practical Tips for Dealing with Loneliness This Christmas 

By Marie Duffy, PR and Communications Officer When we think of the Christmas season, we traditionally think of the Hollywood movie, the festive scene in front of the fire or…
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8th December 2023

Alcohol Free Ways to Manage the Stress of the Festive Season

By Marie Duffy, PR and Communications Officer As the festive season approaches, it's easy to indulge in sugary treats and alcoholic beverages well into the wee hours. While the immediate…
5th December 2023

The Five Love Languages at Christmas

Christmas is the time of year when our expectations of family, love and festive magic become a potent mix of anticipation; excitement and fear. Idealised images and our vision of…
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5th December 2023

How Having a Routine Is Your Secret Superpower During the Festive Season

By Marie Duffy, PR and Communications Officer Navigating the festive season, whether you're immersed in Christmas celebrations or not, often means a break from the usual grind of everyday life.…
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5th December 2023

6 Tips On Managing Stress and Anxiety During the Festive Season

By Finola Colgan, Development Officer, Mental Health Ireland The festive season can offer many moments of joy and happiness; however, it can also be fraught with tension, stress, and anxiety.…
5th December 2023

Making My Way Through Christmas

So, Christmas is coming fast and I’m doing some reflecting, looking inwards, sitting with my feelings! And I’ve realised that I’ve always had a bit of an issue with Christmas.…
24th October 2023

Celebrating 40 Years of Galway Mental Health Association: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

The 40th birthday celebration of the Galway Mental Health Association was more than just a commemoration; it was a testament to the commitment of mental health associations all over the…

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