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#charities regulator

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - Sunday 15 July, 2018

High Court strikes out challenge by charity boss over €84,000 payments to her parents

Barbara Flynn had called a report by the Charities Regulator as “fundamentally flawed”.

# charities-regulator - Friday 25 May, 2018

Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations

Solas-Galway Picture Palace went into voluntary liquidation in July 2017.

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - Monday 5 February, 2018

There's a new guide for how charities can promote political causes without breaking the rules

It describes the limited circumstances when a political cause can be promoted by a charity.

# charities-regulator - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

House-to-house donations: Public urged to be wary of unregistered charities

The Charities Regulator has received a number of reports of unregistered groups collecting donated items.

# charities-regulator - Friday 29 September, 2017

'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone'

New guidelines have been put in place for charity fundraising.

# charities-regulator - Monday 25 September, 2017

Charity boss launches legal battle into regulator's findings around €84,000 payments to her parents

Barbara Flynn called the report “fundamentally flawed” after it found that €84,009 was paid to two former trustees – her parents.

# charities-regulator - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules

Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - Monday 3 July, 2017

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Exclusive

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back

Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.

# charities-regulator - Monday 17 April, 2017

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

# charities-regulator - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.

# charities-regulator - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Charities regulator had "no choice" but to prosecute soup kitchen owner

Oliver Williams was prosecuted for misrepresenting Twist Charity as a charitable organisation.

# charities-regulator - 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.

# charities-regulator - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Government gives regulator extra powers to investigate charities in the wake of Console scandal

The Tánaiste signed a commencement order for the powers yesterday.

# charities-regulator - Saturday 19 April, 2014

The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter...

Minister Shatter had a set a deadline of this weekend, but instead will look to appoint the board “in the near future”.

# charities-regulator - Friday 24 January, 2014

CVs on the way to Shatter for charities regulator board positions

The Justice Minister has announced that he’s looking for board members for the Charities Regulatory Authority.