A 'free to caller' number for those in need of emotional support was launched by volunteers from Samaritans Limerick and North Tipperary. The number, 116123, is being trialled in the area before being rolled out nationwide next year.
Samaritans volunteers were joined by well-known personalities RTEs Lorcan Murray.
Also at the launch are Samaritans volunteers Tony Martin, Jerry O'Dea, Chairman of the Limerick Vintners Association, John Downey, Catherine Brogan, National Director Samaritans Ireland at Samaritans, Ireland, Mairead Sweeney, Samaritans Limerick and the Deputy Mayor Gerry McLoughlin.
Pic Sean Curtin.