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Anam Cara Two Events


Anam Cara, An Feilecain and Pieta House

Bereavement Support Evening for Bereaved Parents

Anam Cara, Feilecain and Pieta House are facilitating Bereavement Support Evenings in Dublin, Galway and Cork. The aim of these events is to give bereaved parents access to the organisations who may be able to best support them through the grief and loss, while also hearing a bereavement specialist talk about parental grief.

To help us organise these events, can you rsvp to or text 085 2888 888


Anam Cara Dublin Bereavement Support Evening for parents

Ashling Hotel 10-13, Parkgate Street

Dublin 8, Co. Dublin D08 P38N

March 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is an evening for all bereaved parents who have experienced the recent death of their child, no matter their child’s age or circumstance or their death. The aim of this event is to give bereaved parents access to the organisations who may be able to best support them through the grief and loss.

This support event will comprise of a bereavement specialist, with experience of working with bereaved parents, giving a short talk. Then each of the 3 national organisations will provide breakout groups so parents can choose the bereavement support service most relevant to their needs at this time.

Information will also be available about other support services available to bereaved families in the area. If you have any questions please get in touch with us on 085 2888 888

This event is free of charge for bereaved parents.

As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, please RSVP to


We wanted to make you aware of a bereavement support event that is coming up for parents who have experienced the death of their only child or children.

Since 2017 Anam Cara has been facilitating a bereavement event for parents who are living with no surviving children.

These events are facilitated by Peter Hanlon, an experienced bereavement professional who has worked extensively with bereaved parents in the past.

This event is taking place in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise on Saturday 7th March starting at 10.45 with registration and finishing at 1pm.

Tea/Coffee/Scones on arrival and a light lunch at 1pm will be provided for all attendees.

We do need to know how many are attending and for that reason if you are passing this information on to parents you are in contact with can you ask them to RSVP to or text 085 2888888 before Thursday 5th March.


Anam Cara the organisation that supports bereaved parents also holds other Bereavement Information Evenings

This event is open to all bereaved parent “regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death or whether the death was recent or not. Anam Cara gives bereaved mothers and fathers a chance to meet and connect with other bereaved parents in a safe and comfortable setting. Here we can find a level of support and understanding that – even with the best will in the world – it can be difficult for family and friends to offer.”

We appreciate your help raising awareness of this free event for bereaved parents. For more information, see or ring the Information Line on 085 2888 888. 



Call the Information Line 085 288 8888 or Anam Cara facilitates a series of Bereavement Information Evenings throughout the year.

Anam Cara continues to offer parents a safe and comfortable space where they can connect with other parents who have experienced the devastating death of a son or daughter, of whatever age and through whatever circumstances.

To see the list of Anam Cara activities/events throughout the year, click HERE to view or you can contact us directly at or call 085  2888 888.

See Event Calendar HERE

If you are looking for information about the events in Anam Cara Northern Ireland please call 028 9521 3120

Please note that these events are open to bereaved parents only.

As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, please RSVP to