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Adult Safeguarding

Today some members of the adult safeguarding panels in the Republic of Ireland met online to do refresher training. All adults have a fundamental right to be respected, nurtured, cared for and protected from harm or the risk of harm. These basic rights are embedded in both our gospel values and within international and domestic […]

Online Training For Trainers

Eleven diocesan trainers have just completed the first ‘online’ training for trainer’s course. These volunteers, from across the island of Ireland, agreed to receive their training online because of the Covid restrictions. It may well be that remote training will continue as a means of delivering Safeguarding training in the future and if this training […]

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Suicide Prevention in Ireland

In communities across Ireland, suicide generates feelings of grief, apprehension and concern. For every Irish person who dies by suicide, many others attempt to end their lives, and many more suffer the despair that leads them to consider suicide. Historically as a nation we have struggled to talk openly about suicide and how it impacts […]

Minding Your Mental Health – COVID19

Experience of outbreaks like coronavirus (COVID-19), can be really worrying and this can affect your mental health. There are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this. Information about this is available at https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/mental-health/minding-your-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak.html