September 30, 2019:
Connect will open for additional hours on Wednesday October 2 (2019) following the opening broadcast of the TG4 documentary series Finné on childhood sexual abuse.
The programme will be the first in a six-part series to be broadcast from 9.30-10.30pm on Wednesday nights.
Connect normally closes at 10pm, but will remain open until approximately midnight this Wednesday. This will be to support viewers who are distressed by the programme contents.
Connect provides professional telephone-based counselling and support to survivors of abuse at freephone:
- 1800 477 477 from 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.