September 26 2019:
Connect will open for additional hours on Friday September 27 (2019) following the broadcast of a scheduled RTE TV Late Late Show interview on childhood sexual abuse.
The is interview is to take place in advance of a TV documentary series called Finné which will commence on TG4 next Wednesday (9.30-10.30pm) and run for six weeks.
Connect normally closes at 10pm, but will remain open until approximately midnight. This will be to support viewers who are distressed by the interview contents.
Connect provides professional telephone-based counselling and support to survivors of abuse at freephone:
- 1800 477 477from the Republic of Ireland
- 00800 477 477 77 from Northern Ireland and the UK.
Connect is funded by the HSE.
Ronan Cavanagh, Cavanagh Communications: (086) 317 9731.