Year: 1997 Source: Archives of Suicide Research, v.3, no.1, (1997), p.31-42 SIEC No: 19970415

This article discusses the rising Irish suicide rate & how little information has been obtained regarding these deathss. Attempts to rectify this by examining all officially recorded suicide deaths by age, sex, marital status, soci-economic status, social grouping & occupation. Provides a parofile of individuals who have died through suicide & identifies possible high-risk groups within Irish society.