News & Events

Anam Cara resumes face-to-face meetings for bereaved parents in Mayo

Anam Cara - the all-island support and information service for bereaved parents and families is resuming face-to-face meetings following more than a year and a half of Covid-19-related restrictions. Online meetings will continue however as Anam Cara believes it is important to afford parents the option...

Webinar: Championing LGBT older people

On Thursday, October 14 next a webinar entitled: "Championing LGBT Older People: An Invisible Population" will be hosted by Dún Laoghaire Rathown Co Council as part of Social Inclusion Awareness Week. The event is open to all, but is particularly focused on health and social care...

Inclusive employment event for Mayo Social Inclusion Week

Mayo Social Inclusion Week gets underway today, Monday, October 11. Organised by the Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Social Inclusion and Community Development Working Group it is geared at highlighting the very positive work that the public and the community sectors do on a day-to-day...

Webinar discusses men’s mental health in the modern world

On Tuesday evening, October 12 next Mental Health Ireland will host a webinar focusing on men's mental health in a modern world. Broadcast at 7pm this online discussion, entitled "The Man I Am", will explore identity, experiences, challenges and perceptions from the perspective of a great...

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week launch

The launch of Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2021 will take place live on the Tommy Marren Show on Midwest Radio from 9-11am this morning, Thursday, October 7 This event is organised by the Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Social Inclusion and Community Development Working...

Countdown underway to World Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday, October 10 next marks World Mental Health Day and the theme of the awareness event this year is "Mental Health Care For All: Let's Make It A Reality". This global event provides an opportunity to empower people to look after their own mental health and...

Webinar outlines how Eden Programme deters from suicide

If you or someone you know has thought about or attempted suicide, then the Eden Programme may be of assistance. A FREE live and interactive webinar about The Eden Programme will be staged at 4pm today, Wednesday, September 29. Run by the HSE’s National Counselling Service (NCS)...

Online maternal mental health symposium

An online maternal mental health symposium will be staged on Thursday, September 30. Brought  to you by the Saolta University Health Care Group and the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education, the event will run from 9am to 4pm. Presenters on the day will include Dr Lucy...

Unique theatre experience for babies in Ballaghaderreen

Ballaghaderreen Family Resources Centre will host a unique theatre adventure for babies on Tuesday, October 19 next. The "I AM BABA" production is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell (www.annanewell.co.uk) and composer David Goodall. Their shows for early years have...

FREE webinar will discuss youth participation and its impact in Ireland

The Mayo Tulsa Youth Advisory Committee will host a panel discussion on youth participation in Ireland today and the impact differing perceptions can have on Thursday, September 30 next. This event will take the form of a youth-led participation webinar that will run from 11.30am to...

Launch of the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative

The formal launch of the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative will be staged on Friday, October 1 next at 2:30pm. This initiative consists of a series of on-line workshops and resources designed to assist community and voluntary organisations across Mayo with different aspects...

New mental health infographic helps 6th class students

By Michaela Deane Huggins & Heather McGrane - On behalf of Jigsaw Roscommon’s Youth Advisory Panel. The Youth Advisory Panel from Jigsaw Roscommon has created an infographic aimed at helping 6th class students to transition through what might be a difficult time in their life. The panel...

October dates announced for the Living Well programme

Access to the Living Well online series of workshops for adults with long term health conditions continues with a selection of new dates added for October and November, The Roscommon Living Well Coordinator has revealed that four sessions of the programme will run in the coming...

Anam Cara bereavement support meeting for parents in Galway and Mayo

A support meeting for bereaved parents in counties Galway and Mayo will be hosted online on Monday, September 20 next at 7pm. The event is coordinated by Anam Cara - the all-island support organisation for bereaved parents and families - and will be hosted by Jannah...