Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival

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- Festival actors dressed in traditional Norman era military attire

The Limerick Bastille Wild Geese Festival is Limerick’s newest annual summer festival taking place at the Hunt Museum and Limerick Mental Health Association were happy to aid with the festivities. Adam Grace, a UL Co-op student with LMHA reports on the day. Continue reading Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival Continue reading Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival

Ennis Mental Health Association Webinar – “Why Talking Helps” with Dr Tony Bates

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Why talking helps, a talk by Dr Tony Bates

Our friends at Ennis Mental Health Association recently held an evening in conversation with Dr Tony Bates looking at why talking helps, what difference it makes, what helps us open up and share our pain, and what makes it so hard to talk at times. Watch a recording of the talk if you missed it, or if you would like to watch or listen back to it again… Continue reading Ennis Mental Health Association Webinar – “Why Talking Helps” with Dr Tony Bates Continue reading Ennis Mental Health Association Webinar – “Why Talking Helps” with Dr Tony Bates

Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon

LMHA Young Shedder’s & LMHA Migrant group ready to start kayaking

LMHA’s Migrant Group and Young Shedders recently teamed up to kayak along the river Shannon. Find out how they got on as they share their adventure… Continue reading Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon Continue reading Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon

Boules/Pétanque Tournament in aid of LMHA this Saturday at the Hunt Museum

Boules Tournament

Our friends at the Hunt Musuem are holding a Boules/Pétanque Tournament in aid of LMHA in the Hunt Garden this Saturday, July 10th at 2.30pm with prizes available. Registration is free and LMHA volunteers will be collecting donations at the event. Continue reading Boules/Pétanque Tournament in aid of LMHA this Saturday at the Hunt Museum Continue reading Boules/Pétanque Tournament in aid of LMHA this Saturday at the Hunt Museum

“Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney

Ian Delaney, Musician

Read musician Ian Delaney’s honest account of the effect the pandemic has had on his life from a male perspective, in particular bringing about discussion and debate breaking the stigma and barriers faced around mental health challenges. Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney

Feature on our Women’s Group at LMHA

Women's Group Sailing Into Wellness

In today’s blog, our Community Development Coordinator, Martina, proudly discusses the work that she does for Limerick Mental Health Association and what the Women’s Group at LMHA entails and some of the fantastic group activities they participate in. Continue reading Feature on our Women’s Group at LMHA Continue reading Feature on our Women’s Group at LMHA

Words From a Samaritans Volunteer

Nicole Russell shares her experience volunteering with Samaritans, a listening service available to anyone who is having difficulty coping or just needs to talk to someone without judgement. Contact Samaritans via freephone 116123 or email jo@samaritans.ie the next time you’re feeling down and can’t seem to find anyone around you to talk to about these feelings with. Continue reading Words From a Samaritans Volunteer Continue reading Words From a Samaritans Volunteer

Announcing Our New Schedule With Even More Classes and Groups 7 Days a Week!

We are delighted to be coming out of full lockdown from the 10th of May and with this brings a new calendar of classes, groups and wellness programmes from May to July. We will move forward with both outdoor FTF and online. Continue reading Announcing Our New Schedule With Even More Classes and Groups 7 Days a Week! Continue reading Announcing Our New Schedule With Even More Classes and Groups 7 Days a Week!

New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery

LMHA has partnered with Sailing into Wellness (SIW) to offer sailing courses to help those in recovery from poor mental health to introduce a new Sailing into Wellness programme targeted at organisations working with clients in recovery and young people at risk, primarily those in marginalised communities. Continue reading New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery Continue reading New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery