Useful Links

Irish Council for Psychotherapy
73 Quinn's Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin.
Tel: 01 272 2105

Psychotherapists are trained to relate to and treat people who are distressed. We work to alleviate personal suffering and encourage change.

The Council maintains a register of psychotherapists to help people choose the proper and appropriate help. This register provides the names of professionals who have undergone in-depth training and who are committed to upholding the highest standards of professional conduct .

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
21 Dublin Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.
Tel: 01 2723427

Acts as a link between those who are looking for counselling and those who provide counselling, providing a comprehensive telephone referral helpline to potential clients throughout Ireland.

Irish Hospice Foundation
9 Fitzwilton Place, Dublin 2.
Tel: 01-676 5599

The Irish Hospice Foundation has produced a series of short, simple information leaflets aimed at the bereaved and those who support them. These leaflets are written by professionals in the area of loss and grief and address general bereavement topics.

Barnardos Bereavement Counselling
Christchurch Square, Dublin 8.
Helpline (01 473 21 10 Monday - Friday 10am -12 noon)
listening, information and support for members of the public concerned about childhood bereavement.

Barnardos Bereavment Counselling for Children is a service for children and young people who have lost someone close to them - like a parent or a sibling - through death.

AdVIC - Advocates for Victims of Homicide
086 1272156

Not everyone following a homicide needs counselling. But when family, friends and those closest are unable to help with the enormity of the aftermath of the homicide and the process of mourning, considering homicide bereavement counselling may have benefits.

AWARE - Helping to Defeat Depression
lo-call 1890 303 302

The Aware Helpline is a non directive listening service for people affected by depression, either as sufferers or as family and friends. The Helpline offers a non judgemental listening ear to people who may be distressed or worried, or just need someone to talk to.
Open seven days a week from 10am-10pm. From Thursday to Sunday, the helpline also operates after 10pm.

Irish Cancer Society
43/45 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4.
Cancer Helpline 1 800 200 700

The Irish Cancer Society recognises the immeasurable benefit that support groups have for patients and their families. Because of this, we endeavour to foster and aid the development of support groups by offering professional advice and assistance to support groups affiliated to the Society.

1850 60 90 90 (24 hrs)

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.


An online resource guide dedicated to all things Gaelic. Exploring the language and it's variants, culture and history, with links to translation services which may be of use in composing a memorial verse "As Gaeilge". Including Irish, Scots, Manx and Newfoundland sections.