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Pictured -Sheila Ryane Killarney & guest speaker , Ross O'Connor Enable Ireland Kerry services guest speaker and Gillian Tobin Tralee guest speaker .  This morning in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, Anam Cara – the national organisation that supports bereaved parents – launched a new resource aimed at supporting bereaved parents in the early days after the death of their son or daughter.Over 30 local organisations were at the launch and received copies of the new pack . Photo By : Domnick Walsh ©  Eye Focus LTD ©  Tralee Co Kerry Ireland  Phone  Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981  E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie        www.dwalshphoto.com PRESS INFO  Media Release								  New Information Pack for bereaved parents launched today in Tralee1st November 2016, Tralee: This morning in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, Anam Cara – the national organisation that supports bereaved parents – launched a new resource aimed at supporting bereaved parents in the early days after the death of their son or daughter.Over 30 local organisations were at the launch and received copies of the new pack, which contains eight booklets on different themes related to parental grief, such as A Dad’s Grief, A Mother’s Grief, Coping with the Sudden Death of My Child and Supporting My Family. Also available was a new booklet published just this week written by and for parents with no surviving children.The local groups represented included An Garda Síochána, the HSE, Southern Health Board, Kerry General Hospital and Kerry Mental Health Service. Rainbows, SHEP, Pieta, Kerry Travellers Health & Community Development Project and various representatives from family resource centres and the Kerry Diocese also attended.Founded in 2008, Anam Cara Kerry meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Recovery Haven in Tralee, with the simple model of giving bereaved parents a safe and comfortable setting where they can meet other bereaved parents. Anam Cara is open to all bereaved pa Anam Cara have launched a new information pack for bereaved parents in Tralee.

The new pack contains eight booklets on different themes related to parental grief, along with a booklet written by parents with no surviving children.

Over 30 local organisations, including An Garda Siochana, HSE South and University Hospital Kerry were represented at the launch in the Meadowlands Hotel.

Anam Cara was found in 2008 by bereaved parents to address the lack of support services for families in Ireland.Margaret O'Riordan Tralee and Christina Geary from Limerick . This morning in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, Anam Cara – the national organisation that supports bereaved parents – launched a new resource aimed at supporting bereaved parents in the early days after the death of their son or daughter.Over 30 local organisations were at the launch and received copies of the new pack . Photo By : Domnick Walsh ©  Eye Focus LTD ©  Tralee Co Kerry Ireland  Phone  Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981  E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie        www.dwalshphoto.com PRESS INFO  Media Release								  New Information Pack for bereaved parents launched today in Tralee1st November 2016, Tralee: This morning in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, Anam Cara – the national organisation that supports bereaved parents – launched a new resource aimed at supporting bereaved parents in the early days after the death of their son or daughter.Over 30 local organisations were at the launch and received copies of the new pack, which contains eight booklets on different themes related to parental grief, such as A Dad’s Grief, A Mother’s Grief, Coping with the Sudden Death of My Child and Supporting My Family. Also available was a new booklet published just this week written by and for parents with no surviving children.The local groups represented included An Garda Síochána, the HSE, Southern Health Board, Kerry General Hospital and Kerry Mental Health Service. Rainbows, SHEP, Pieta, Kerry Travellers Health & Community Development Project and various representatives from family resource centres and the Kerry Diocese also attended.Founded in 2008, Anam Cara Kerry meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Recovery Haven in Tralee, with the simple model of giving bereaved parents a safe and comfortable setting where they can meet other bereaved parents. Anam Cara is open to all bereaved parents, regardless of the age or circumstances of their child’s death, or whether the de