Cindy O Shea

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 Minister for Communications Richard Bruton  launched Samaritans Ireland’s five-year statistics for its 116 123 freephone number pictured with Eleanor Farrell, Samaritans Ireland Trustee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The day of the Leaving Certificate results was the busiest day of 2017 for the Samaritans helpline, new figures show. Some 2,266 calls were received(...)

Samaritans’ busiest time of day is from 6pm until midnight, with its busiest hour  from 8pm. Photograph: iStock

The mental-health support charity, Samaritans, answered almost three million calls in the last five years. Of these, almost 500,000 were from people e(...)