Tag Archive | mental health

Mary McAleese to Launch “Groundbreaking” Irish LGBTI Mental Health Report

Mary McAleese to Launch “Groundbreaking” Irish LGBTI Mental Health Report

The LGBTIreland Report details the findings of a national study of the mental health and well-being of 2,264 LGBTI people in Ireland. Last year’s marriage referendum indicated the progress that has been made in Ireland over the last number of years for LGBTI people. This report shows that many LGBTI people, aged 26 and above, […]

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Feel Good About Yourself’ Mental Health Events

#DublinPride Highlight: ‘Feel Good About Yourself’ Mental Health Events

Mental health and LGBT community organisations came together last weekend to launch the ‘Feel Good About Yourself’ series of mental health events taking place during Dublin Pride. This mini-festival within the Dublin Pride festival will help to raise awareness of mental health issues affecting members of the LGBT community and seek to start conversations around […]

Go Along To Some Dublin Pride Events Today Sunday 22nd June

Go Along To Some Dublin Pride Events Today Sunday 22nd June

Wondering what to do today? Here are some Pride events you could spend some time at to pass a lazy Sunday afternoon or evening! – Sports Day & Dog Show It’s Parade Day for ya pooch, or hit for home in our knock out rounders contest. We’ll have the guys from Prism introduce you to […]

Survey Launched to Explore LGBT Mental Health and Wellbeing in Ireland

Survey Launched to Explore LGBT Mental Health and Wellbeing in Ireland

LGBTIreland, beginning today (June 12), is a major new research project exploring the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTI people in Ireland.  The confidential and anonymous study has been commissioned by GLEN and BeLonG To Youth Services and is being carried out by researchers from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin. 

Don’t Miss: Glória – ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ for Gay Switchboard and Aware

Don’t Miss: Glória – ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ for Gay Switchboard and Aware

On Saturday, April 5, Glória will give their Spring Concert as a fundraiser performance titled Songs in the Key of Life, in aid of Gay Switchboard Ireland and Aware. The special event takes place in the beautiful Dublin City Hall on Saturday week (April 5) at 7.30pm, with proceeds going equally to the Gay Switchboard Ireland and Aware. The concert will […]

TENI: Almost 80% of Trans People Have Considered Suicide

TENI: Almost 80% of Trans People Have Considered Suicide

The results of the largest trans survey carried out in Ireland were launched yesterday by TENI, with the publication of Speaking from the Margins: Trans Mental Health and Wellbeing in Ireland. The report reveals shocking levels of suicide attempt rates amongst the Irish trans community; 78% of respondents had considered suicide, and 40% of these had attempted […]

Glória Return For NCH Summer Concert

Glória, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir, returns to the National Concert Hall for its biggest summer concert next Saturday, 15th June at 8pm. The Dublin choir is celebrating its 18th birthday, and will be joined by three other gay and lesbian choirs from around Ireland. One of key themes of the concert will be friendship, […]