Connect counselling available for those impacted by Tuam Babies Investigation

Connect is available to provide free telephone-based counselling to anyone impacted by the investigation into a mass baby grave in Tuam.

Connect provides professional telephone based counselling and support to survivors of abuse at freephone 1800 477 477 from the Republic of Ireland and 00800 477 477 77 from Northern Ireland and the UK. Its opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday 6-10pm.

Connect Manager Theresa Merrigan said: “Times of public focus on neglect and trauma awakens distress and upset for people who have been affected and the Connect service is available to support these people.”

Further information at www.connectcounselling.ie. Connect is funded by the HSE.

Further Information
Ronan Cavanagh, Cavanagh Communications: (086) 317 9731.