The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network


The ICBN is a member organisation. Members share a vision that all children and young people, together with the adults in their lives, can easily access a choice of high quality local and national information, guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of death on their lives.


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Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 2021

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

Every November, the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) organises a series of events across Ireland to highlight bereaved children’s needs and provide a voice for them to be heard. Please find a selection of resources and graphics for use in workplaces and communities to raise awareness about Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 2021 on our Promotional


Storytelling – starting difficult conversations with children

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Talking to children about death is never easy. Using storybooks can be a good way to open these hard conversations and they can also give adults the language to make it easier. Reading stories over and over can really help children understand as they often need things to be repeated, again and again. Here are


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