Samaritans in Ireland
Samaritans volunteers in Ireland answered over 625,000 calls for help in 2017.
To contact us:
- Call Freephone: 116 123
- Text: 087 2 60 90 90 (standard text rates apply)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (RoI)
- Email: email@example.com (NI)
Established in Ireland in 1962, there are now 20 Samaritans branches across Ireland with nearly 2,000 active volunteers.
Interested in volunteering?
Julie Aiken, Relationship & Development Officer for Samaritans in Northern Ireland on the Dying From Inequality report
Irish Regional Director Cindy O'Shea urges younger callers urged to contact volunteers through firstname.lastname@example.org
"I, like most people in Ireland, knew someone affected by suicide and it was my desire to do something, anything, about this that led me to volunteer with Samaritans," Emmet, from Cork.
Samaritans Ireland Governance Code documents - see here for more information.
Support Samaritans Ireland
Samaritans Ireland relies heavily on public donations to maintain the service. If you are able, please help us today:
Donate By Post:
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 11218, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 320, Bangor, BT20 9BY
Contact Samaritans' Ireland office:
4-5 Usher's Court
Tel: +353 1 6710071
For media enquiries, please contact +353 1 6710071 or +44 (0)20 8394 8300.
For media requiring an immediate response, outside of office hours, please contact the press team on +44 (0)7943 809 162.
For immediate support, about whatever's getting to you, please call Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline: 116 123.