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Ireland. 2009 ‘Current Mortality and Self-Harm Data.’ National Office for Suicide Prevention Annual Report 2007; Table 5, p. 24. Dublin: Health Service Executive. 4 May
Of all deaths reported as suicide in Ireland during the years 2001-2005 (male and female, all ages), 7 per cent were completed with a firearm.
The highest proportion of self-inflicted firearm mortality was among males aged 15-24, of whom nine per cent died by gunshot.