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Westportif presents Pieta House with a donation under blue skies in Westport on Monday last. Pieta house were the charity partner of the event in 2013.

Pictured at the presentation are Dermot Langan who accepted on behalf of Pieta House. From left, Anthony Harrison Chairman Covey Wheelers CC, Dermot Langan Westport Town Council,Darren Madden Clew Bay Hotel & Destination Westport and Padraig Marrey Western Lakes CC.Pic Conor McKeown.

Learn how you can help Pieta House here: http://www.pieta.ie/index.php/i-want-to-help-pieta

Pieta House, the centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide, opened in Lucan, County Dublin in January 2006. Since then, we’ve opened five centres of excellence in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, Mungret, County Limerick, Roscrea, County Tipperary, Tuam, County Galway, Bishopstown, County Cork and most recently Castleisland, County Kerry as well as an outreach centre in Dublin’s Finglas.

Pieta House is a non-profit organisation providing a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviors. The service is FREE of CHARGE and 80% of their income comes from Fundraising Events and donations. “Pieta House, set up in 2006, was the first centre in Ireland that specialised in the prevention of self-harm and suicide. Pieta is an alternative way of helping people in crisis, but it is also a way that encourages collaboration with hospitals and doctors.

Pieta House opened in Lucan, County Dublin in January 2006. Since then, they have opened five centres of excellence in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, Mungret, County Limerick, Roscrea, County Tipperary, Tuam, County Galway, Bishopstown, County Cork and most recently Castleisland, County Kerry as well as an outreach centre in Dublin’s Finglas.

Click here to find out more: http://www.pieta.ie/index.php

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