Tuesday October 20, 2020

HSE warned National Lottery not to fund Console project

30th July, 2017
Former Console boss Paul Kelly

The HSE warned the National Lottery not to fully fund a project run by Console, the disgraced suicide awareness charity, five years before the organisation was dismantled.

According to records seen by The Sunday Business Post, Console had sought a grant of €100,000 from the lottery towards the development costs for an online counselling service called Silverlight.

However, officials in the Health Service Executive strongly recommended that the project not receive the full allocation of...

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