A host of Irish celebrities have come together for a special Christmas charity single.
Mary Byrne, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Taken, Heroes in Hiding and Dublin Gospel Choir have their sights set on Christmas number one spot all in aid of Pieta House.
Available to download now across all major digital platforms iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify, the artists are hoping their cover of Michael Jackson’s You Are Not Alone will fly up the charts and raise vital funds for the charity.
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1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year and last year, 451 people died by suicide in Ireland.
8,791 people presented a total of 11,189 times at hospital emergency departments across the country due to self-harm in 2015.
Speaking about the release of the single, Ryan O’ Shaughnessy said: “I got involved because I feel it’s important for Irish people to discuss mental health.
“It’s important to give what you can to help those who need it.”
“That’s what this single is all about”.
Pieta House has helped almost 28,000 people rebuild their lives since 2006 and has treated approximately 5,000 people in each of the last three years.