Ministers Humphreys, McGrath and O’Brien announce €10 million in COVID Stability funding for community and voluntary groups

Funding targeted at organisations which have suffered due to Pandemic A €10 million fund is to be established to assist community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The funding was jointly announced today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, Minister…

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Memories & Hope … Bernard O’Hehir

This pocket book is my beacon of HOPE ‘Life is a journey for all of us, mine has been filled with doubt, lack of self-belief, mental and physical abuse which led to many forms of addictions. I have battled addictions on an ongoing basis  through homelessness and mental health. I became homeless in 2011 due…

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Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today launched Samaritans Freephone helpline for the Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia. Samaritans, in partnership with the Government of Ireland through the Emigrant Support Programme, have been working together to provide 24-hour Freephone access to the Samaritans helpline in Ireland…

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Minutes Matter. When stroke strikes act F.A.S.T.

Today we launched our F.A.S.T. campaign for stroke. When someone has a stroke, minutes matter: because two million brain cells die every minute after a stroke. The Irish Heart Foundation in partnership with the Government of Ireland is asking people to know the signs of stroke and to Act F.A.S.T.     We’re launching the…

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