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Actor Jeremy Irons will be in Waterville tomorrow to unveil a plaque to the victims of suicide in the area.
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The memorial is located in the gardens of Tech Amergin will be unveiled at 2pm. It is part of an effort to raise suicide awareness and highlight the extent of the problem in south Kerry. Author Peter Holthusen, whose grandmother and great-grandfather died by suicide, is behind the initiative. Mr Holthusen, who grew up in the UK but now lives in Cahersiveen, says the stigma attached to suicide still exists and needs to be challenged.