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# charity - Yesterday’s News


# charity - Monday 7 August, 2017

'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'

Charity Aware are looking for 40 new volunteers to meet with growing demand for the service.

# charity - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight

The worker maintained that he had been subject to an unfair investigation and had been dismissed for taking an organisation’s vehicle home.

# charity - Monday 31 July, 2017

Architects raise €124,000 for the homeless through free consultations

Registered architects gave free consultations and asked people to donate €90 instead.

# charity - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Charity wrongly paid €84k to two former trustees, who were parents of the CEO

The Charities Regulator carried out the investigation into the charity Ataxia Ireland.

# charity - Monday 3 July, 2017

Ireland gives €5.5 million in aid to crises in Chad and Central African Republic

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.

# charity - Saturday 1 July, 2017

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days

He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

# charity - Friday 30 June, 2017

Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery

The couple’s 26-year-old son was killed in a hit-and-run in New York in 2013.

# charity - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

# charity - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The42 In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin Ladies' Day

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin

Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.

# charity - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters

Stephen Tighe and Paul Quigley will be taking part in the swim to raise money for Gorta-Self Help Africa.

# charity - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# charity - Friday 26 May, 2017

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

# charity - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

# charity - Thursday 18 May, 2017

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

# charity - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# charity - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

# charity - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide' Pieta House This post contains videos

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# charity - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50

The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.

# charity - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues

Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.

# charity - Friday 21 April, 2017

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

# charity - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be

The Public Accounts Committee said there was a “moral responsibility” to pay these workers.

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis can be a life-changing condition for entire families.

# charity - Saturday 8 April, 2017

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# charity - Friday 31 March, 2017

From The42 Maurice Fitz, Joyce, Ó Sé and Donnellan - Kerry and Galway greats to clash again Good Cause

Maurice Fitz, Joyce, Ó Sé and Donnellan - Kerry and Galway greats to clash again

The teams face off tomorrow afternoon in Dingle.

# charity - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths

A new report found mentoring can significantly reduce the risk of a youth reoffending.

# charity - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'

FoodCloud, an organisation helping to combat this, has gone from strength to strength in the last five years.

# charity - Saturday 18 March, 2017

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

# charity - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here?

Empty homes officers have been appointed in the UK since the early 90s.

# charity - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'Charities need to stop apologising for investing in infrastructure and that includes CEO salaries'

Charities need to invest in people and in plans if they want to make a difference, writes Lucy Masterson.

# charity - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console

The High Court has accepted that Joan McKenna had no involvement in the running of the now wound-up suicide charity.

# charity - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

# charity - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC

Today’s High Court judgement against the former Rehab Group CEO brought to an end a saga that lasted almost three years.

# charity - Monday 30 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Limerick café has come up with a great way to help the homeless during the bad weather Chez Le Fab

This Limerick café has come up with a great way to help the homeless during the bad weather

A rail packed with warm coats is now stationed outside Chez le Fab, 24 hours a day.

# charity - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

# charity - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'

Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.

# charity - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

# charity - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland

The station is entirely funded through sponsorship and more than 100 volunteers.

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