A number of events are being held in Kerry today to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.
With a roundup of what’s happening in the county, here’s Treasa Murphy.
Listowel Family Resource Centre has had its venue painted orange to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, which is held every September 10th.
Staff at the centre have also been wearing the colour orange to promote awareness.
This morning they also hosted a seminar aimed at mothers.
A silent candlelit vigil will held in Pearse Park, Tralee at 10 o’clock tonight to remember those who’ve lost their lives.
St John’s Catholic Church, Tralee has marked the day at Masses and the public are encouraged to light a candle after services in remembrance of those who died by suicide.
All Masses in Kerry this weekend will also mark World Suicide Prevention Day.
If you’re affected by this issue, you can contact the Samaritans at 116 123 anytime.