Support for Grieving in Exceptional Times By the Irish Hospice Foundation


  • Dated: 16 Feb 2021

July 2021 Newsletter


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AGM Notice 2021

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  • Dated: 26 May 2021

May 2021 FirstLight Newsletter

May 2021 FirstLight Newsletter May-2021-Newsletter-FinalDownload

  • Dated: 30 Apr 2021

March Newsletter 2021

March-2021 NewsletterDownload

  • Dated: 26 Mar 2021

Entrepreneur and Former League of Ireland Star Undertaking Walking Relay Challenge in Support of Charity for Suddenly Bereaved Parents and Families

This April, entrepreneur and former League of Ireland Premier Division star Jesse Devers will undertake a walking challenge in aid of the...

  • Dated: 24 Mar 2021


By Georgia Howard, Clinical Services Director, FirstLight The loneliness and isolation felt by the bereaved have been compounded by the restrictions which...

  • Dated: 18 Feb 2021

February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 NewsletterDownload

  • Dated: 12 Feb 2021

November Newsletter

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  • Dated: 13 Nov 2020

FirstLight Newsletter August 2020

Download It is more than five months since the Covid-19 Lockdown was initiated and considerable uncertainty remains concerning what restrictions will be...

  • Dated: 26 Aug 2020

AGM Notice 2020

FirstLight AGM Notice 2020Download Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will, due to social distancing requirements...

  • Dated: 26 Aug 2020

July Newsletter and Mile In-Memory Walk Special

July-Newsletter and Mile In-Memory Walk Special -Download

  • Dated: 26 Jun 2020

FirstLight June Newsletter No 7

June NewsletterDownload "I send thanks for your life, far too brief but infinite in its impact on mine"

  • Dated: 28 May 2020

Westmeath College Student to Complete 100K Charity Run in aid of FirstLight

Megan Corcoran, a 19-year-old TU Dublin college student from Streamstown, Co. Westmeath will complete a 100K charity run on a treadmill at...

  • Dated: 07 Apr 2020

Grieving in Exceptional Times

WHAT IS GRIEF? A death in your family or in your circle of friends is always difficult. You may feel shocked, upset,...

  • Dated: 04 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Public Health Advice When Giving And Receiving Support During


  • Dated: 04 Apr 2020

FirstLight Newsletter Issue No.6 March 2020

FirstLight Newsletter Issue No.6 March 2020Download "Just because someone carries it well, doesn't mean it isn't heavy"

  • Dated: 31 Mar 2020

The FirstLight Community Spirit Fund

An important message from FirstLight CEO, Fionnuala Sheehan appealing for support to ensure the consistency of FirstLight’s services. Dear families, friends and...

  • Dated: 23 Mar 2020

FirstLight AGM Notice 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held in the Maldron Hotel, South Mall, Cork...

  • Dated: 28 Feb 2020

FirstLight Newsletter January 2020 Issue

FirstLight Newsletter, Issue No.5 January 2020.Download

  • Dated: 31 Jan 2020

FirstLight Newsletter November Issue


  • Dated: 12 Nov 2019

Irish Sudden Infant Death Association T/A FirstLight AGM 2019 – Dublin

The Irish Sudden Infant Death Association T/A FirstLight AGM 2019 has been relocated to the Garden Room, Carmichael Centre, 4 North Brunswick...

  • Dated: 11 Nov 2019

FirstLight Memory Quilts

From L to R: The first Memory Quilt unveiled in 1997 at the College of Physicians during the International Conference of Sudden...

  • Dated: 23 Jul 2019

FirstLight’s Shine A Light Initiative

Moonscape by Olivia PayneBlue Heart by Olivia Payne We want to introduce an official forum where anyone wishing to do so may...

  • Dated: 23 Jul 2019

VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon 2019

dav On June 2, 150 runners and 15 teams participated in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin in support of FirstLight....

  • Dated: 22 Jul 2019

Mile In-Memory Walk Poem

As we prepare for our Mile In-Memory Weekend, we will over the coming days be sharing a selection of poems, drawings, paintings...

  • Dated: 15 Jun 2019

February 2019 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of FirstLight, Thank you for supporting FirstLight in recent times; as well as some 40 families from previous...

  • Dated: 21 Feb 2019

November 2018 Newsletter

In 2017 over 2,000 children and family members received professional support from FirstLight. It is guaranteed this figure will be surpassed in...

  • Dated: 17 Dec 2018

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