WATCH: Tullamore choir's emotional mental health awareness performance

A moving rendition of 'With or Without You'

Justin Kelly

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The HSE staff choir at Tullamore Hospital have contributed to the SeeChange Green Ribbon initiative by performing an emotional rendition of U2's 'With or Without You.'

Tullamore has beeing going green in recent months as part of the campaign aimed at removing the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health, encouraging people to talk openly about the topic.

Offaly man James O'Connor has been the catalyst inspiring Tullamore and the rest of the country to support the Green Ribbon Campaign.

He has visited almost 200 businesses to promote the green ribbons which are worn and displayed throughout the month of May as a way of supporting the campaign aimed at ending mental health stigma.

You can read James O'Connor's amazing story by clicking here.

The choir got involved on social media with the heart-wrenching performance of the U2 hit, the lyrics poignant as people remember loved ones lost to suicide and going through mental health issues.

Scroll back to the top of this article to have a listen.

You can find out more about the Green Ribbon campaign by following the #TullamoreGoesGreen hashtag on social media or by clicking here

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