Adolescent Loss

By the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network  Adolescence is a time of huge change. These years are marked by rapid physical, cognitive, emotional...

  • Dated: 19 May 2023

Grief and Life Beyond Child Loss: A Father’s Words

By Nick Rhodes, Matters of a Mans Heart Sophia passed away in my arms on October 4th, 2011. Barely a year earlier,...

  • Dated: 13 Apr 2023

Coping with Mother’s Day After Child Loss

Chris Raymond of discusses how to navigate Mother's Day After Child Loss

  • Dated: 16 Mar 2023

FirstLight Advice to Individuals Supporting a Suddenly Bereaved Family

FirstLight is a trauma-informed organisation, and a member of the Critical Incident Stress Management Network of Ireland. We provide a National 24-hour...

  • Dated: 25 Jan 2023

Support and Advice for Parents around Children and Bereavement

Elaine Masterson, Clinical Manager for FirstLight discusses how do we honour and grieve the child that has died while honouring their siblings...

  • Dated: 14 Nov 2022

How to Cope With the Loss of a Grandchild or Great-Grandchild

When a grandchild or great-grandchild dies, it’s not just their life you grieve but also all the hopes and dreams for their...

  • Dated: 01 Sep 2022

Comforting Parents After the Loss of Their Baby or Child

It is always difficult to find the words to comfort someone who is grieving, perhaps even more so when it involves the...

  • Dated: 01 Sep 2022

Coping With the Sudden Death of a Child

By Denise Witmer from VeryWell Family When someone close dies at an older age, people often take comfort not only in celebrating...

  • Dated: 01 Feb 2022


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