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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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


Free bereavement resource pack to help those living with loss during COVID-19

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) have launched a free bereavement resource pack, ‘Support for Grieving in Exceptional Times’ as COVID-19 deaths in Ireland have exceeded 4,000. It includes all the resources developed as part of IHF’s Care & Inform hub which was specially created to respond to the needs of those facing dying, death and bereavement


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