Carmichael have an array of services available to non-profits. We can offer accommodation to suit your unique needs. Watch the video today to find out more. #officespace #DublinOffice

Have you checked out our suite of e-learning courses? Andrew Madden, Carmichael's Learning & Development Manager explains what we have to offer and the benefits of our e-learning range.

Thank you so much to Baby Bonnie Fox's family, friends, and the entire community who recently raised over €8,500 in memory of Bonnie and support of FirstLight.

Thank you so much to the Lady's Captain Iris Haughton and all the members of @GreystonesGolf who last week raised over €2,200 for FirstLight.

Restorative Birth Services are hosting a two-day virtual workshop titled the Birth Trauma Series on July 15/16. To register register

Did your baby die within the last year?

You may find some hope and solace from our newly bereaved support meeting❤️

Contact us here/Instagram/Facebook/ email for dial in details


Best of luck to our Lady Captain Iris on her charity day in aid of First Light.
Big thank you to the ladies for their support for such a great cause. 🏌🏼‍♀️⛳️
Kindly Sponsored by @escape_boutique

Thank you so much @TescoIRLnews Community Fund who have so very kindly donating €1,666 to FirstLight in memory of Bonnie Fox from Waterford

Sincere thank's to Iris Haughton Lady's Captain for @GreystonesGolf who has very kindly nominated FirstLight for the club's Lady Captain charity golf day 2021.

The Brightness for Bonnie Fox Remembrance Walk will take place this evening at 7:00 pm in the Eco Park Waterford. Thanks to the wonderful kindness of Bonnie's family, friends, and community all proceeds raised are been donated to FirstLight.

📅 Date for your diary. We're hosting our joint CEOL | Hospice Friendly Hospitals Virtual Network Meeting next month. For the list of speakers and how to register:
@HSELive @NursingHomesIre @palliativeire @PallCare_Nurse @AIIHPC @IASW_IRL

Carmichael would like to congratulate the new @LordMayorDublin Cllr Alison Gilliland! Here she is in the Carmichael Garden not too long ago unveiling a commemoration for the victims of Great Famine. #LMElection


FirstLight is thrilled to launch our first ever Staycation Raffle, with two five-star midweek holidays plus a tour of Ireland's first berry winery. The Staycation Raffle is in partnership with @Tulfarris_Hotel, @FotaIsland @WicklowWayWines To enter donate

@AnamCaraSupport @PietaHouse @IrishHospice @HUGGIreland @feileacain1 @FirstLight_Ire @alittlelifetime Thank you for your support after last nights event. I wrote & spoke about the Insanity of Grief because any of us who has experienced sudden loss knows how it feels to go out of our tiny mind. The trick is to get help & restore that sanity #AstheSmokeClears

In supporting Staycations while raising much-needed funds, FirstLight is launching our Staycation Raffle in partnership with the wonderful @Tulfarris_Hotel @FotaIsland and @WicklowWayWines we have three incredible prizes. To enter make a donation via our @Facebook page or website

Insanity of grief…. @holohanzoe @PietaHouse @IrishHospice @HUGGIreland @feileacain1 @FirstLight_Ire @alittlelifetime how well we understand and can empathise with the normality of the insanity of grief!

Thank you @HolohanZoe for agreeing to speak at our bereavement information evening event tonight. We have over 350 people registered. To book your place: @FirstLight_Ire @AnamCaraSupport @feileacain1 @SFHDublin @NFitzPsychology @HUGGIreland @Barnardos_IRL

This online event is for people bereaved through any circumstance – through illness or sudden death; a recent death or a death from many years ago; This is a FREE event but BOOKING is required. @HSELive @IrishHospice

This is having a significant impact on bereaved families & needs to addressed

@keelinodonoghue @FirstLight_Ire

The Annual Report is a key tenet of The Good Governance Awards. Carmichael have identified 12 questions which help shape a transparent and effective annual report. Watch to find out what they are.
#Governance #AnnualReport #GGA2021

Thank you so much to all the families, friends, and communities who participated and supported a FirstLight Mile In-Memory Walk yesterday for #FathersDay2021 There were 14 walks held across Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Limerick, Meath, Monaghan, Waterford, and Northern Ireland.

A few photos of our “Mile in Memory Walk”, raising funds and awareness for @FirstLight_Ire in memory of our “Charlie”.

Thanks to everyone for your generosity and support - together we raised £370 which will makes a huge difference.



This Father's Day morning, we will light the FirstLight candle in acknowledgment of the father's role within the family following the sudden loss of a child. #FathersDay

Our volunteers Linda and Imelda will
be sharing their stories and chatting about how doing so helps them on their grief journey❤️


This #FathersDay2021 we will light the FirstLight candle in acknowledgment of the father's role within the family following the sudden loss of a child and in memory of their child.

#HaveYourSay on how the #COVID19 pandemic has impacted on women & their partners (🇮🇪🌍) who:
- are pregnant
- have given birth
- had a stillbirth, or neonatal death

Take part in the #COCOONGlobal survey (closing soon)

We are wearing @FirstLight_Ire T-shirts today who support suddenly bereaved parents and families. This weekend we’ll be walking a “mile in memory” of our wee Charlie, who sadly passed away at just 3 years old. @FirstLight_Ire @BelfastHourNI

‘Your baby’s heart has stopped’: Hell & healing after the stillbirth of my son @KtAllenWriting @IrishTimes

For information/support around #stillbirth:

@feileacain1 @alittlelifetime @nilmdtsireland @AnamCaraSupport @FirstLight_Ire

This #FathersDay2021, FirstLight is acknowledging the father's role within the family following the sudden loss of his child.

Please join a Virtual Mile in Memory Walk this Father's Day, Sunday, June 20th, in acknowledging the father's role within the family following the sudden loss of his child. If hosting a Virtual Mile In-Memory Walk in your area, please email us at

Helping parents to pick up the pieces after the shattering loss of a child @FirstLight_Ire via @IrishTimes

@staceydev1 @AnamCaraSupport @Barnardos_IRL @PurpleHouseIRL @LeanbhMoChroi @FirstLight_Ire @HUGGIreland @PietaHouse @NOSPIreland @stjamesdublin Thanks Stacey. Thanks for pointing that out. A registration link would be helpful 🙂 FREE event but BOOKING required:

Journalling is a great way for your child or young person to put their thoughts and feelings down on paper.

Keeping a journal is a wonderful way to facilitate the grieving process. Encourage your child or young person to draw or write about their feelings.

For information/support around #stillbirth:

@feileacain1 @alittlelifetime @nilmdtsireland @AnamCaraSupport @FirstLight_Ire

Profound interview with An Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD in @IT_HealthPlus discussing the loss of his two children Ruairí and Léana. “What is very important in those situations is your wider family, who were fantastic"

Thank you sincerely to Sheila Wayman and the @IT_HealthPlus team for Father's Grief article and to the O' Sullivan and McManus families for sharing their personal stories and our wonderful Ambassador Una Crawford O' Brien @IrishHospice

Edwina Dewart from @ServeTheCityIrl talks about their Good Governance Awards win in 2020 and why they will enter the awards in 2021. #GGA2021

On Sunday, the Kennedy family will walk 10km in memory of Baby Ciairán, who died in December of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and Sunday's walk is also about raising public awareness of SIDS. To donate click here

We are doing a 10k walk this Sunday in memory of my cousin's beautiful baby boy Ciarán. Funds raised will go towards @FirstLight_Ire. Please donate and share if you can - 💙💙💙

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