News: Republic of Ireland

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Samaritans in Ireland to reach more people in need of emotional support through new email

Cindy O’Shea, Regional Director for Samaritans Ireland

Young people urged to contact as charity reveals 626,000 calls answered in 2017....

Monday 6th March 2017

Suicide rates twice as high in deprived areas

As Samaritans releases a report linking inequality with a higher risk of suicide, the charity is...

Friday 13th January 2017

Forget ‘Blue Monday’ and instead join Samaritans for ‘Brew Monday’

January gets some bad press, home as it is to huge credit card bills, failed fitness programmes,...

Tuesday 13th December 2016

Demand for Samaritans' service highest during loneliest hours

-63% of calls to helpline answered out of hours- Ireland’s leading suicide reduction charity,...

Tuesday 13th December 2016

Samaritans Ireland launches Impact Report showing demand is greatest during loneliest hours

Samaritans Ireland answered 639,652 calls for help over the last 12 months and received more calls...