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Me – a poem by Matthew Tubridy

By Kate Morgan on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 in Blog.

Me. Down, down I go, into myself, into the depths, where everthing is grey. I notice my slippery self, my brain is communicating with me with loudspeakers, There is no one there. Just me. I have split up like a broken mirror and the different parts are fighting. I walk over the broken bits but […]


CHO7 Service Reform Fund Planning and Consultation Workshops.

By Cillian Russell on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Events, News.

Create the plan for your Mental Health Service The Service Reform Fund (SRF) was set up by the HSE and Genio to provide funds over a 3 year period to support reform within mental health services.  The aim is to support change in services, within existing resources, to become more person centred and recovery focused. […]


The Lady of the Lake – a poem by Eva Burke

By Kate Morgan on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Blog.

The lady of the lake She stood in shrouded beauty On the emerald shores of the lake all around her reeds glistened with dew drops at her feet None knew who she was Or whos come to pass She was a figure of twilight with respect she visited last the lake was her solace her […]


We are hiring! Vacancy: Regional Support and Information Officer Cork

By Cillian Russell on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 in Vacancies.

   Regional Support and Information Officer Based in Cork City, Covering Cork City and County Full-time Permanent Salary €28,330 per annum See links for more information  and an application form Shine Application Form -South Information and Support Officer – South 2017  Job Description


We are hiring! Vacancy- Team Leader, Shine Day Resource Services

By Cillian Russell on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Vacancies.

Full time post (35hrs per week),  Fixed term Contract of 24 months SALARY – Grade VII Point 1 – €50,016 per annum Location; Currently in Maynooth but Shine reserves the right to change location. See link for more information and application form: Team Leader – Day Resource Services Job description Shine Application Form -Team Leader


Minister for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee and Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr launch the 2017 Green Ribbon Campaign

By Kate Morgan on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in News, Newsletter.

    Almost 4 in 10 people in Ireland would conceal if they had a mental health problem new research shows On Thursday, 27th April 2017 at 7pm, See Change officially launched its fifth annual Green Ribbon campaign.  The national campaign encourages a national conversation around mental health throughout the month of May every year […]


Carlow Town

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in Blog.

By the Drogheda Phrenz Group   We’ve been lucky this year It may be hard to believe Some trips to arrange Lotto funding we did receive.   It’s to Carlow we go And it looks like the train We all have a travel pass So nobody’s paying.   We played plenty of pool And snooker […]


Stigma and Friendship

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in Blog.

By Barry Hurley, Mental Health Advocate, April 2017 Imagine your life stops for two weeks then starts again. Nothing has changed, except, you have been told you have schizoaffective disorder. What do you tell your family? What do you tell your friends? You might consider telling your boss, but what if everyone at work finds […]


Recovery Action Group – ‘This is Me’ Project 2016

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in News.

By Elaine Mulhall The Recovery Action Group (RAG) was developed in the latter half of 2014 by the Occupational Therapist (OT) and Social Worker (SW) as a means of increasing the independence and social/recreational capacities of individuals on St. Edna’s Unit (St. Loman’s Hospital, Mullingar).  These areas were selected to be worked on following the […]


Shine’s services in the Western region

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 in News.

In the Western Region (Galway, Mayo and Roscommon) with the regional office based in Galway, Shine continues to support those affected by mental ill health by providing individual support, recovery focused education and training programmes and by continually addressing the needs of the people we serve. Christina Burke, Shine Western Regional Development Officer (RDO), has […]



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