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Talking to Children About Grief

The first steps... sharing difficult news with children.


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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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


Bereavement workshops 2021

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

For 2021, we have a number of workshops focusing on childhood and adolescent loss and bereavement. They are aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with children and who would like to understand more about loss and grief. They will be delivered online. These workshops book out fast so if you are interested, please register


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