Comedian Ed Byrne is promising cyclists willing to go from Couch to Connacht a good laugh when they arrive in aid of the national suicide prevention and bereavement charity Console. The Dublin-born funnyman is seeking the last few volunteers to sign up for the 200km Console East-West Cycle from Celbridge to Galway. Wise-cracking Ed, who regularly appears on TV shows such … [Read more...] about Comic Ed Byrne promises laughs on Console cycle challenge
Are you looking for the ultimate endurance test and an adventure in 2014? Do you think you can climb 17,373-foot over five mountains in just three days? The HeadsUp Five Peaks Challenge is offering the challenge of a lifetime to climb the five highest peaks in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales in three days, while at the same time raising money for … [Read more...] about Climb Five Peaks in 3 days for HeadsUp!
Turn2me, an online mental health service offering support and professional counselling, has experienced a huge increase in demand of 56% in the last year and now has over 25,000 members in its online community. The start-up was founded by Dublin based brothers Oisin and Diarmuid Scollard in 2009. It offers support to those suffering from illnesses such as depression, anxiety … [Read more...] about Demand Doubles for Online Mental Health Service Turn2me
AN Irish GP and author has unveiled a new concept which can help to identify people who are in danger of taking their own lives. Dr Harry Barry launched the theory of the Suicide Cocoon at the Console World Suicide Prevention Day Conference at Croke Park on Friday September 7th. “The almost universal refrain from many family members bereaved by suicide is how the person in … [Read more...] about Irish GP unveils Suicide Cocoon Theory at Console World Suicide Prevention Day Conference