700 go pedalling for Pieta House in Limerick

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up THE inaugural Pieta 100 National Cycle saw over 700 cyclists in Limerick pedalling to raise awareness for the issues of suicide and self-harm last weekend.With other cycles being held in Galway, Cork and Dublin to raise much needed funds for Pieta House, the Limerick event began and ended at Mungret GAA club where participants had the option of undertaking a 50k or 100k route. Both routes brought them past the Pieta House Midwest centre, which has been delivering a service to the region since 2012.Centre manager Martin O’Sullivan said their goal was to replace suicide, self-harm and stigma with hope, self-care and acceptance.“Our commitment to offering a free service can only be achieved with the help and support of communities. We’re grateful to all the cyclists for taking part, to the supporters and organisers and the people of Limerick for their support and commitment to Pieta House,” he added.With nine centres throughout Ireland, Pieta House provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for those experiencing suicidal ideation or engaging in self-harm. To date, Pieta House has supported more than 17,000 people, with at least 5,000 seeking help in 2014. Previous articleWeek of events to promote mental health awarenessNext articleFree iPads won’t keep children out of poverty Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email TAGSlimerickMungret GAAPieta House center_img Advertisement WhatsApp Twitter Linkedin Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads NewsLocal News700 go pedalling for Pieta House in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – October 1, 2015 798 Printlast_img read more

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Bridge replacement delay due to protection of fresh water mussel

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Twitter Facebook Google+ By admin – August 27, 2014 WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firecenter_img Facebook Previous articleServices returning to normal at City of Derry AirportNext articleDoherty says Irish government could use European Investment Bank to source A5 funding admin Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal The chairperson of the Glenties Action Group says the delay in the replacement of the Mullantiboyle Bridge is being caused by an edict from the Department of the Environment, but the department has not responded to invitations to local meetings.Brian Carr says Donegal County Council had set aside 100,000 euro to replace the bridge, after it was damaged in 2010 when a lorry was diverted down that road and damaged the structure.However, a study determined that in order to protect the fresh water mussel, no support piers could be placed in the water, and as a result, the estimated price rose sixfold.Speaking on today’s Shaun Doherty Show, Brian Carr said the situation is at an impasse as a result………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/bcarrglenties.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Bridge replacement delay due to protection of fresh water mussel News WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterestlast_img read more

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