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#Charity

# charity - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism

Alone, the charity that supports older people at home, is aiming to raise €10,000 during the event.

# charity - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Dealing with the loss of an infant: 'The fact is your world will stop. You become a different person'

The FirstLight charity is holding a walk in memory of children who have passed away on 8 September.

# charity - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month

“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.

# charity - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people

Some 300,000 volunteers donate 67.9 million hours per year.

# charity - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'I was starting to feel worried, really big time worried' - Struggling to find a home as an older person in 2018 Dublin

With the help of Alone, 65-year-old Joe Kelly was given the keys to a new permanent home in Dublin today.

Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told

Thefts of over €280,000 came to light when a staff member noticed discrepancies on the accounts.

# charity - Monday 23 July, 2018

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

# charity - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross

The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.

# charity - Friday 20 July, 2018

Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh? Charity This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?

The former Republic of Ireland footballer died of pancreatic cancer earlier this year.

# charity - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes

Alone wants €84.5 million a year for 10 years.

# charity - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

4 events for... beach lovers looking for fun in the sun

Don’t put the Factor 50 away yet.

# charity - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

# charity - Monday 25 June, 2018

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs

There are at least 16 different groups or organisations that give out food and supplies on the streets of Dublin city on a regular basis.

# charity - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Over 2,500 women went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record

The money raised will go towards a children’s cancer charity.

Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media'

The charity has ceased operations until a new committee is formed.

# charity - Sunday 3 June, 2018

People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids

Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.

# charity - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'Irish people are very generous, partly because of the effect the Famine had on us'

Éamonn Meehan, Trócaire’s Executive Director, on why thinking globally is more important than ever in 2018.

# charity - Monday 23 April, 2018

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

# charity - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year

A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector.

# charity - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food

One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.

# charity - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

# charity - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor New Lives This post contains videos

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

# charity - Saturday 24 March, 2018

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This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names

The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.

# charity - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50

The unique fundraiser beat all expectations last year with people queuing up from 4am.

# charity - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland

“Loneliness is one of the greatest public health risks today.”

# charity - Sunday 11 March, 2018

55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike

Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.

# charity - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house

Hidden homelessness is a growing problem in Ireland.

# charity - Friday 23 February, 2018

KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on

The delivery crisis, which led to the closure of hundreds of KFC outlets, erupted last weekend after the fast food giant switched delivery operator.

# charity - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

# charity - Monday 19 February, 2018

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area

Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.

# charity - Saturday 17 February, 2018

A change collection that became an Irish institution is back

Kumba from Sierra Leone is this year’s cover star.

# charity - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?

‘How can charities ask us to trust them more, when they tell us less?’, writes Patricia Quinn.

# charity - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation

The High Court heard on Friday that up to €3.8 million could be owed to charities by Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services.

# charity - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

# charity - Friday 9 February, 2018

Charities are hunting for €3.8m missing after the collapse of a detained Irish man's firm

The company, Pembroke Dynamic, handled donated funds for outfits including the Red Cross.

# charity - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Is handing out free food and clothes to homeless people really the best way to help them?

A large number of groups feed and clothes homeless people in Ireland – but are they really helping?

# charity - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Art worth thousands of euro could be yours for just €50

People queued for hours last year.

# charity - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Christmas FM raised enough money to save the sight of 5,000 people

The figure means that Christmas FM has raised almost €1.5 million since 2008.

# charity - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year

3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.

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