Bereavement Support

Call Us on (023) 8841587

Beginning Experience

A Support Programme for people who have suffered the loss of a spouse by death or separation to work through their grief. Organized locally in ten weekly sessions or in one weekend. For further information contact Family Ministry, 34 Paul Street, Cork. Tel. 021 427 5136

Bereaved Parents Support Group

(The Compassionate Friends)

An Irish voluntary, non-denominational organisation of bereaved Parents offering friendship, understanding and support to anyone suffering bereavement especially those who have lost a child or children. Meeting 2nd Wednesday of every month at Sullivan’s Quay School, Cork. Contact Helen: 021 436 4695 or Catherine: 021 431 2978

Irish Friends Of The Suicide Bereaved

Support group for people who are bereaved by the suicide of a relative or friend. Meetings every Wednesday at 8pm at The Planning Office, St. Finbarr’s Hospital, Douglas Road, Cork. Grief Programmes including residential weekend, Spring/Autumn 8-week Bereavement Courses also available. Contact by writing to P.O.Box 162, Cork. Tel: 021 431 6722

Irish Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (ISANDS)

Support group for parent whose baby died before or shortly after birth. Contact Shirley Pepper Tel: 021 496 1475


This Peer Support Group for 12 - 18 year olds deals specifically with grief of the adolescent and is facilitated by trained volunteers. Further details from the Family Centre, 34 Paul Street, Cork. Tel: 021 427 5136