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Shine Staff 40th Anniversary Celebration

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, July 15th, 2019 in Featured, News.

On Thursday 11th July, Shine staff from around the country came together in Athlone to kick start the Shine 40th Anniversary celebrations. It was a day of celebration, fun and games. Thank you to all of our wonderful staff for their ongoing hard work and commitment.


Invitation to Tender for the Redevelopment of the Shine Website

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 in Featured, News, Vacancies.

Shine invites submissions to tender for the redevelopment of the Shine website. We are seeking an entire overhaul and redesign of our website www.shine.ie to enhance the online experience for staff, members, people seeking information and stakeholders. The primary focus of the new site is to deliver a rich, pleasant and interactive online experience for […]


By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 in Featured.

The board, staff and members of Shine are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of John Pender, husband of our colleague Caroline McGuigan, CEO of Suicide or Survive. We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Caroline, John’s children, extended family, friends and all the team at Suicide or Survive.


Shine statement in response to article published in Galway City Tribune

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 in Featured, News.

Shine’s response to the article entitled “Sex Offenders will be treated beside school – Concerns over psych unit”, published on pages 1 and 3 of the Galway City Tribune on Friday 24th May 2019 As a national voluntary organisation, supporting and working with people with severe mental ill health, and their families, Shine considers the […]


Vacancy – Part-Time Information and Support Officer (Midlands)

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, May 27th, 2019 in Featured, News, Vacancies.

Shine are now recruiting for a part-time Information and Support Officer with responsibility for individual and group support. Based in Tullamore, Co. Offaly covering 4 counties (Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath) Part time 21 hours per week Permanent Contract For a full job description please click here. To download the application form, please click here. […]


Join the Headline Team – Programme Assistant Vacancy

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 in Featured, News, Vacancies.

Shine are looking forward to welcoming a new Programme Assistant to the Headline team. Please read through the downloadable documents and Headline’s website www.headline.ie before making your application. If you have any questions about the post please use the contact form on the Headline website, or contact the Headline Programme Leader directly at aomeara@headline.ie. Completed […]


Shine Supports The Cannabis Risk Alliance’s Position on Cannabis Regulation

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 in Featured, News.

Shine supports the statement released by The Cannabis Risk Alliance yesterday, that claims that the Government is “sleepwalking” toward legalising the cannabis drug for medicinal purposes, without considering the harms associated with its use. Shine acknowledges and recognises that there is significant illegal use of cannabis in various forms in Ireland. Shine is aware that […]


Shine Recovery Fund

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 in Featured, News.

What is the Shine Recovery Fund? The purpose of the Shine Recovery Fund is to facilitate a person with self experience of mental ill health to achieve some aim, which may be an educational, recreational or social activity and which may require a small amount of money to help him/ her achieve this purpose. Applications […]


See Change officially launches the 7th annual Green Ribbon Campaign

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in Featured, News.

On Tuesday 30th April, See Change, Shine’s national programme dedicated to ending mental health stigma, officially launched the 7th annual Green Ribbon Campaign in the Mansion House, Dublin.  The Green Ribbon Campaign aims to end the stigma and change people’s attitudes to mental health problems by prompting hundreds of events and thousands of conversations all over Ireland […]




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