The River Shannon is not just a picturesque backdrop but a powerful economic driver for generations of Limerick people.
Limerick’s mental health trailblazers get very special reception by: Nick Rabbitts (Limerick Leader)
TO mark Limerick Mental Health Week, metropolitan mayor Daniel Butler has honoured three people who have played an insurmountable role in supporting people in the city.
Limerick Mental Health Week 2018 will provide a forum to generate discussion
Limerick Suicide Watch was established to tackle the city’s suicide problem. Here, volunteer Lucy O’Hara explains the essential work being done by the charity.
Limerick Suicide Watch App launches for free online mental health by Richard Lynch, (I love Limerick )
Limerick Suicide Watch App launches for free online mental health. Members of Limerick Suicide Watch at the launch. Picture: Shane McGrath/ilovelimerick
A SEMICOLON is not a full stop. It continues a sentence rather than ending one.
Charity Cycle 2018 Presentation for Limerick Suicide Watch and Dochas
Element Six staff raise vital funds for Limerick Suicide Watch
Limerick Suicide Watch has intervened in over 200 cases
LIMERICK Suicide Watch (LSW) have launched a new mobile phone app which is designed to provide a one-stop-shop for many of the mental health service providers in Limerick City and County.
Limerick Suicide Watch is a Suicide Prevention Group formed in May 2016, we patrol the banks of the River Shannon and the 7 bridges in Limerick City helping people who may be in distress or contemplating suicide. Since we formed we have had 200+ interventions.
MEMBERS of FÓRSA Trade Union presented Limerick Suicide Watch volunteers with more than €6,000 raised from a recent charity cycle, which saw participants cycle from Limerick to Killarney.
A COUNTY Limerick-based company has given back to the local community by supporting Limerick Suicide Watch.
FERN the four-year old female German Shepard/Retriever is proving that a dog can be man’s – and woman’s – best friend by helping Limerick Suicide Watch (LSW) save lives.
A hundred lives saved by Limerick river patrol
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-old-man-broke-down-in-tears-we-were-the-first-people-hed-spoken-to-in-6-weeks-volunteers-saving-people-in-crisis-36894890.html 'The old man broke down in tears. We were the first people he'd spoken to in 6 weeks' - Volunteers saving people in crisis
Limerick Suicide Watch new committee elected on Sunday 20 May 2018
Zion Vocal Ensemble Choir launch first CD for suicide prevention
THE Chairman of Limerick Suicide Watch says the securing of charitable status by the organisation should enable it to raise more funding.
“Limerick City recorded an average rate of suicide of 16.7 per 100,000 people over the fourteen years of figures that we examined while the rate in the rest of Limerick County was 12.2. Cork City recorded the highest average rate at 18.5 per 100,000 and similarly the rate in the rest of Cork County was far lower – albeit still high – at 13.5.