Keating Connolly Sellors Aims to Raise Awareness of Suicide Prevention with Coffee Morning in Aid of Corbett Suicide Prevention Limerick
Press Release – 16th June 2017
Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors recently held a coffee morning at their Glentworth Street offices in aid of Corbett Suicide Prevention Limerick. The firm raised €500 for the charity.
Speaking at the cheque presentation to the Corbett Suicide Prevention Limerick, Stephen Keogh, managing partner at Keating Connolly Sellors said; “The rate of suicide in Limerick is over double the national average, according to a recent HSE report. It is very important for the people and businesses of Limerick to rally together to help reduce this heart-breaking situation. We are delighted to support Corbett Suicide Prevention Limerick and the fantastic work that the charity does for vulnerable people in Limerick. The group relies entirely on donations from the community to pay for training and kits for their volunteers. What is even more important than raising funds is raising awareness of the organisations and charities that are available to people in distress.”
Louraine Corbett, board director at Corbett Suicide Prevention Limerick, said; “Corbett Suicide Prevention was formed by my late brother Trevor Corbett over seven years ago. When he passed away we reformed the group as we felt there was a need for us. The original five members have been there from day one and are still involved in running CSPL today. We have had between 350 and 400 interventions since 2012 and we are still meeting people on a weekly basis. We have made a difference in reducing Limerick City suicide rates and will continue to do so with the help of donations like today.”
Volunteers working with Corbett Suicide Prevention have been patrolling the four bridges in Limerick City for over four years. Their main focus is to monitor the rivers and surrounding areas for members of the public who look distressed and who may be contemplating suicide at night.
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For further information contact Orla Clancy, director of communications at Keating Connolly Sellors, at [email protected] or call 061 432 324 / 087 938 8882.
Please find attached photographs with captions embedded of the cheque presentation.
Keating Connolly Sellors
Keating Connolly Sellors is a leading full-service law firm with offices in Limerick and Dublin. Sellors was founded on 1st April 2015, however the seeds of the firm were sown more than 150 years earlier by Limerick’s leading lawyers. During this time, the firms of Connolly Sellors Geraghty and Keating and Keogh crossed paths and formed partnerships. Sellors is uniquely positioned as one of Limerick’s newest firms with the foundations of two of Limerick’s oldest firms. Following the merger and rebrand, 2016 was a year of continued progress for Sellors as the team grew by 30% across its practice areas. The firm serves the Mid-West business community and beyond with exceptional resources, efficiency and, above all, expertise.