Tipp Today Highlights – Clonmel Priest Urges Government Support To Tackle Suicide

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Fr Michael Toomey is a Clonmel based priest who is urging people to look after themselves.

In a homily last week, in which Fr Michael Toomey reflected on a local tragedy, he urged those who need help to ask for it.

As part of his role, Fr Toomey often comes across people who are going through suffering – be it to do with finance, relationships, employment, or any number of things.

He says that people need to be open about suicide and mental health problems – and says the government needs to step up to help tackle the crisis.

Fr Toomey joined Fran in studio on Monday: