Men were at a much higher risk of dying by suicide. The rate among men at the end of 2012 was 57 per cent higher than would have been the case had the recession not occurred.

We may know all about the heavy financial price of the economic crash. But we’re only just beginning to piece together the full picture of human toll (...)

The economic recession has been linked to almost 500 additional deaths by suicide, new research suggests.

The economic recession has been linked to almost 500 additional deaths by suicide, new research suggests. A study by the National Suicide Resea(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health Kathleen said deaths by suicide were a concern to everyone. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Young and middle-aged men remain most at risk from suicide in Ireland, the latest official figures show.The National Office for Suicide Prevention’s a(...)

While there has been a lot of attention to the high rate of suicide and depression among young people in Ireland, those on the other side of life’s jo(...)