Suicide of Minister Turns Focus on Crash Taking Toll in Ireland

Suicide of Minister Turns Focus on Crash Taking Toll in Ireland

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Pedestrians carry shopping bags along a street in Dublin. It’s hard to tell how much of a role the economy has played in the increased number of suicides, according to Ella Arensman, director of the National Suicide Research Foundation in Cork, who said there’s a “complex” mix of factors behind the increase.