By the end of lastmonth,157 people had committed suicide, compared to 159 who died in car accidents during the same period.
But despite heightened national campaigns about road safety, suicide still remains a relative backwater in terms of addressing societal problems, according to the Irish Association of Suicidology (IAS).
The association’s secretary, Dr John Connolly, said research showed that about four out of five people with suicidal thoughts mentioned them to at least one person in...
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