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Meeting in light of local suicides taking place in Carlow tonight

“Parents and guardians are the most important people in a Child’s life”

The words of Mairéad Maddock from Carlow Youth Services who was speaking ahead of tonight’s meeting for adults concerned about recent tragic deaths in the county.

The meeting has been organised following two young suicides in the space of eight weeks.

It takes place in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel at 7:30pm.

Speaking to KCLR, Mairéad says parents should go straight to their GP if they fear their child may be struggling.

If you’ve been affected by this issue, the Samaritans provide a free 24-hour helpline: 116 123.

Or you can contact Pieta House on 01 6010000.

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