Wednesday July 15, 2020

Help through the darkness

As male suicide rises, organisations around the country are setting up facilities for men to come together and communicate in more effective ways, writes Fachtna Kelly.

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Tom McEvoy: 'As I turned the corner, I saw a garda sitting in a chair in the sun room of our house. I knew it was something to do with Adrian. Photo: Brian Arthur/Press 22

Rising unemployment may be an obvious cause of the rise in male suicides in Ireland, but it can also be down to some men's inability to express their feelings. Organisations around the country are setting up facilities for men to come together and communicate in more effective ways, writes Fachtna Kelly.

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*"I lost my brother, Adrian, to suicide in 2007 when he was 28. Adrian lived with us for a while until shortly before he...

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