Laois students have raised vital money for suicide counselling services, in a festive run.
The Santa Dash was held at Mountrath Community School on December 13, with both students and teachers dressing in their finest Christmas jumpers and making a dash of it around the school. Scroll through the images as they took off!
Pieta House provide free counselling, therapy and support to individuals, couples, families and children who have been bereaved by suicide at centres around Ireland, the nearest to Laois being in Roscrea and Lucan. They also offer a Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service and the Freecall 24/7 suicide helpline 1800 247 247.