News: Republic of Ireland

Tuesday 9th February 2016

Suicide reduction must be a priority for next government

–  Samaritans calls for action on three steps to save lives – The next Government will be failing...

Tuesday 15th December 2015

Samaritans Ireland responds to one call for help every minute in last year

Phone providers extend support for free helpline as one million calls received since inception -For...

Tuesday 8th September 2015

Three words could save a life, says Samaritans

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2015), Samaritans is encouraging anyone worried...

Wednesday 8th July 2015

Sky Ireland Joins Telecommunications Industry Partnership Supporting Samaritans Free To Caller Number

Calls to the helpline have increased by 50% since the launch of free to caller number Samaritans,...

Tuesday 30th June 2015

1 in 4 People in Ireland Say They Have Nobody to Talk to About Their Problems

Embargoed until 0:00 Wednesday 1 July 2015 New research on behalf of Samaritans, shows that 1 in 4...