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Conor Harris: A Journey from Darkness to Hope

In a world where stories have the power to inspire and connect, Conor Harris stands as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Last Saturday, the Carlow Mental Health Association hosted Conor as the guest speaker at this year’s Mensana Fest. The event drew a sizable crowd, with every seat taken, eager to […]

Catherine Callaghan’s Empowering Talk at Mensana Fest 2023

The Carlow Mental Health Association’s Mensana Fest 2023 brought together a community eager to explore practical approaches to mental well-being. Among the noteworthy speakers was Catherine Callaghan, whose Friday evening talk resonated with a fully attentive crowd. Catherine’s presentation, “Practicing the Pause for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers,” unveiled a treasure trove of tools for building […]

Carlow Mental Health Association Volunteers Shine at Positive Aging Expo

In a vibrant display of community engagement and commitment to mental health, volunteers from the Carlow Mental Health Association illuminated the Positive Aging Expo at Carlow’s Fairgreen on Friday. Cloaked in distinctive bright yellow, they became beacons of hope and information, dedicating their time from 10 am to 3 pm to disseminate crucial details about […]

An Interview with Davy Fitzgerald

Last Night Carlow Mental Health Association Chairperson Rita Kelly had the opportunity to sitdown with Hurling Player / Manager, TV personality Davy Fitzgerald.  Please find below the interview as Rita asks about how Davy has dealt with his own Mental Health.  

Playwright Niall O’Muirí talks about “A Face in the Crowd”

A Face in the Crowd is a short performance depicting the lives of four individuals who have lived with mental illness.   The play takes us through their varied experiences as they navigate through services and make a life for themselves living with their enduring illness. The performance will take place on Tuesday, October 10th at […]

Buzzing to be Back!

Carlow Mental Health Association are back in action after a bit of a break over the summer! We wanted to start by acknowledging the ongoing support we receive from local businesses. Following their recent involvement in Carlow Fringe Festival, Brian with his staff and the patrons of Scragg’s Alley kindly made a donation to Carlow […]