Irish Hospice Foundation – Msc Bereavement Studies applications now open

Are you are a health, social work or mental health practitioner whose work brings you in contact with bereavement and loss? If so, the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Msc in Bereavement  Studies may be of interest to you. This part-time programme accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) has been developed to equip participants with an understanding of bereavement and loss from a theoretical and practice based perspective.  Year one comprises six core modules, completion of which will result in a Postgraduate Diploma in Bereavement Studies. Students completing a further three modules in year two,  including advanced research methods and a practical bereavement support development project will be eligible for the MSc.

Applications (which must be made online) for the September intake are currently open via the RCSI website HERE 

The deadline for completed applications is Friday May 4th.  If you are interested in applying for this course additional details and the course prospectus are available on the Irish Hospice Foundation website HERE

Access to Therese Brady Library – Thurs April 19th

Therese Brady Library

The Library will be in use for tutorial groups from 9 am until 4.30 pm on Thursday April 19th so will not be accessible to visitors.

Library users needing to return books may still do so but study facilities and access to the collection will not be available. Library members can reserve or renew library items through the online catalogue using your library reader and PIN number. If you need to borrow items or have any queries please email

Therese Brady – Easter week opening hours

  The Therese Brady Library will close for the Easter break at 5.30 on

Thursday April 5th and re-open Wednesday April 11th 

Irish Hospice Foundation staff  and students can still access the library’s electronic resources and databases remotely during this time using their usernames and passwords

Wishing all our library users a very relaxing bank holiday weekend