Saving Lifes , One patrol at a time. (A lust for Life)

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.


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.

Irish Independent 'The old man broke down in tears. We were the first people he'd spoken to in 6 weeks' - Volunteers saving people in crisis

2018 AGM Held

Limerick Suicide Watch new committee elected on Sunday 20 May 2018

National Suicide Rates

“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.