HSE/South East Community Healthcare’s thoughts with those affected by the Cashel tragedy in Co. Tipperary

The sympathies of the HSE/South East Community Healthcare are with the bereaved families and its thoughts are with the community in Cashel and South Tipperary, in their coming to terms with the devastating loss of lives in a road traffic accident there yesterday.

Chief Officer of HSE/South East Community Healthcare Grace Rothwell, in expressing the sympathies of the service, said she was conscious of this tragedy in Cashel coming just days after another one in Clonmel.

South East Community Healthcare is pointing to help and support that is also available via the HSE for those in Cashel and South Tipperary area:

Supported by the HSE, the Samaritans provide a 24 hour day, seven day a week, 365 days a year phone service. You can call, day or night, whatever you are going through, FREE from any phone on 116 123. Contact Samaritans

The HSE also supports the “Text About It”, free, 24/7 service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for your mental health and emotional wellbeing. Free-text HELLO to 50808. You’ll message back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with. See textaboutit.ie

In partnership with the HSE, Irish Hospice Foundation provides a Bereavement Support Line, to provide connection, comfort and support and a shoulder to lean on. Freephone (1800) 80 70 77 (available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday)

See also Your mental health and Get urgent help and for further resources and advice.

The HSE/South East Community Healthcare’s Traveller Health Co-ordinator and Traveller Mental Health Co-ordinator have also been linking with the Tipperary Rural Traveller Project, towards provision of supports locally.

Last updated on: 30 / 08 / 2023