first_imgProceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Email Advertisement Previous article#Limerick thieves take calves, lawnmower and trailerNext articleShannon makes history Staff Reporter Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Twitter No vaccines in Limerick yet First Irish death from Coronavirus Linkedincenter_img TAGSfeatured RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR EMBRACE FARM, the voluntary bereavement support group, is to establish a Mid West branch of the network for families affected by fatal and non-fatal accidents.An information night will be held on Thursday, April 7 next in the Castleoaks Hotel, Castleconnell with a view to establishing a branch to support families who have had to deal with deaths and serious injury arising from farm incidents.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The event will be hosted by Angela Hogan, from Nenagh who will recount her own experience of joining the first support group in the Midlands two years ago to help her deal with the aftermath of her partner Brendan’s death in a tragic accident in 2011.“Farm accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. People’s lives are changed forever and you have no choice but to try and soldier on.“I found myself in such a position in 2011 when Brendan lost his life and it changed my and our two children’s lives forever. Our family and friends have been incredible support coming to terms with it all.“Talking to other people who have either suffered the same dreadful experience or been affected by non-fatal accidents really helps. There’s fantastic solidarity in such a network and it’s not alone the emotional support you get but practical support also.“The purpose of the Information Night in Castleconnell is to establish a support group in the Mid-West. Every county has been affected by farm accidents over recent years and I cannot emphasise enough the value of sharing your stories with others.”Embrace FARM was founded by Laois farmer Brian Rohan after his father Liam died in a farm accident four years ago. Other groups have since been established in Galway and Cork and Mullingar.“We have had a lot of requests across the country to establish new groups and this will be our fifth. It makes a huge difference to people to be able to share their woes so we would really ask people who are affected to join us next week in Castleconnell for a chat and a cup of tea”, he [email protected] NewsMeeting to establish Mid West farm accident support groupBy Staff Reporter – April 1, 2016 676 Facebook Print Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended WhatsApplast_img

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