ICBN officially launches website

The website of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network, www.childhoodbereavement.ie, was officially launched on December 9th with the help of professionals working with bereaved children along the West coast from Mayo to Cork. The website has valuable information for professionals and families working with grieving children and young people. Chair of the ICBN Advisory Panel, Brid Carroll, commented:

ICBN presents to Oireachtas Health Committee

The ICBN is delighted with the opportunity to present to the Joint Committee on Health and Children this Thursday, November 7th. Our report, which will be presented by Chair of the network Brid Carroll, will inform the committee on the uniqueness of children’s grief and outline the importance, value and necessity good and timely support

Appointments at the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network

The newly established Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) has appointed a Chair to its Advisory Panel.  Brid Carroll, who is a Bereavement Counsellor, will guide the network in its initial stages and provide support to build and strengthen the availability of services for bereaved children in Ireland.

Support for families

Welcome to the website of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network! Here you will find information on how to support a child or adolescent who is bereaved.


Irish Childhood Bereavement Network membership is a must for any organisation or individual working in the area of childhood bereavement in Ireland. It will provide access to peer support, learning opportunities and a monthly news round up for bereavement professionals. By joining, you will become part of a coordinated approach to ensuring that all children