Tipp people urged to organise events for Suicide awareness


Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day tomorrow,  Tipperary people are being urged to organise fundraising events .

Nineteen people took their own lives across Tipperary in 2011.

Meanwhile, Console are holding a walk and talk event in Dublin.

The Phoenix Park event gets underway at 11 O'clock this morning, when boxers Kenneth Egan and Bernard Dunne will be the first to cross the line.

Ciaran Austin is the Director of Services with Console – he says the stigma around suicide is being dissolved