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# charity - Today’s News


# charity - Yesterday’s News

Sierra Leone declares “Stay At Home Day” in bid to curb ebola

An American doctor who contracted the disease is said to have made a slight recovery.

# charity - Monday 28 July, 2014

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

From The Score Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds Endurance Challenge

Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds

James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.

# charity - Sunday 27 July, 2014

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

Irish hospitals to start giving away old equipment

The programme will help hospitals in Zambia and Uganda.

# charity - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn’t allowed prevent poverty anymore

The Canadian revenue authority say that doing so would benefit people who are not already poor.

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history

Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.

# charity - Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Score Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa? Rocky Run This post contains videos

Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa?

The Great Rocky Run is taking place in September and is seeking underdogs from all over the country to take part.

# charity - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The Score How many putts would you need to make this seven footer? Mark Your Card This post contains videos

How many putts would you need to make this seven footer?

With a bonus why would you ask an NFL player to tackle you question.

# charity - Friday 18 July, 2014

Funding to be restored to 30 health and disability groups

A number of the groups faced closure due to the loss of funding.

# charity - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge German football star Özil used his World Cup bonus to pay for Brazilian kids’ operations What A Guy

# charity - Monday 14 July, 2014

One family a day is becoming homeless in Dublin

Focus Ireland said that there has been a “stark increase” in the number of families becoming homeless in the last 18 months.

# charity - Saturday 12 July, 2014

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.

# charity - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Elephant ‘cries’ when freed after 50 years in captivity Free At Last

Elephant ‘cries’ when freed after 50 years in captivity

Raju the elephant was rescued last week by UK charity Wildlife SOS.

# charity - Sunday 6 July, 2014

49 cyclists, 700km and one very good cause

Dozens of Irish people are set to cycle across Spain to raise vital funds for night nurses.

# charity - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’ singer pens charity song for Jason Quigley’s pro debut in Vegas Great Cause

# charity - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Score ‘It’s disgusting! We’ve gone 17 days without a shower’ Interview

‘It’s disgusting! We’ve gone 17 days without a shower’

Irishman Philip Cavanagh chats to while rowing a 2,100-mile journey across the Pacific Ocean.

What’s the longest you’ve ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

# charity - Friday 27 June, 2014

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.

# charity - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Amnesty International apologises to Iggy Pop over ‘Justin Bieber’ ad Pop Off

Amnesty International apologises to Iggy Pop over ‘Justin Bieber’ ad

The charity used the rocker’s image without his permission, and he wasn’t happy.

# charity - Monday 23 June, 2014

Team Gavin Glynn appeal raises €300,000 in days as sick child flies to America

Four year old Gavin Glynn was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer when he was 17 months.

# charity - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Three school teachers are trying to tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours On The Road

# charity - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

‘We’ll establish who’s bogus and who’s not’: Charity Regulator Chair promises reform

The body was set up in the wake of the controversies that surrounded the CRC and Rehab.

# charity - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Here’s how these furry friends are changing the lives of autistic children in Ireland

These dogs are best friends for their companions and boost their self-confidence as well as giving them a bit of independence.

# charity - Monday 2 June, 2014

Irish funded operation saves the lives of 20 children in Ukraine

Without cardiac surgery the children who need complex open heart operations have little hope of living beyond 5 years.

# charity - Saturday 31 May, 2014

‘I take one less slice of bread for lunch’ – how Irish children deal with recession

Last week Childline said its service deals not just with abuse children, but with children who are worried about the recession and how it’s impacted on their families.

Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity

It might have been a nice day for a dip but we don’t envy them…

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin’ lovely garden to fun use

The designer garden will be transplanted to Barretstown after the Bloom festival ends this weekend.

# charity - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

‘We’ve told children we’re here for them 24/7 – if charity crisis continues we won’t be’

Ahead of the charity’s AGM in Dublin today, the ISPCC said it is now at breaking point and could be forced to close Childline at night – when children need them most.

# charity - Monday 26 May, 2014

Former CEO of Aviva announced as the new chairman of Rehab

The position of CEO to replace Angela Kerins will be advertised in the next few days.

# charity - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Sales aren’t a problem for charity shops… it’s a lack of donations

Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.

# charity - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation Charity This post contains videos

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation

The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.

Want to know how generous companies in your area are?

An impact map lets you see how companies supported local charities last year.

# charity - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: Running is one of the best ways to make a city your own

Sean Dunne joined 25,000 people last weekend to participate in the Brooklyn Half-Marathon, and was touched by the camaraderie amongst his fellow runners.

# charity - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days until the next Budget?

# charity - Friday 16 May, 2014

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year

Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.

“It’s funny, people say it feels like walking on snow. It definitely doesn’t”.

People will literally walk across burning hot coals in Dublin tonight to help sick children.

# charity - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Rehab and CRC scandals still driving down donations for 61% of charities

More than half of charities surveyed last month said their overall income has fallen in the last year though demand for their services is still rising.

# charity - Monday 12 May, 2014

One in Four welcomes today’s audits but says church must never become complacent again

Counselling services are available to support people impacted by today’s child protection reports.

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