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#Charity

# charity - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote

Aug 29th 2019, 8:29 AM 31,569 Views 16 Comments

Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.

# charity - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'

Jul 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 12,934 Views 13 Comments

Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.

# charity - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'
# Tribe Tale
From The42
# Tribe Tale

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'

Jun 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,384 Views 4 Comments

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins shares the brilliant story of his remarkable work in Africa.

# charity - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,481 Views 8 Comments

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

# charity - Monday 27 May, 2019

Dundalk players and staff pledge to donate a day's wages to Temple Street
# Great Cause
From The42
# Great Cause

Dundalk players and staff pledge to donate a day's wages to Temple Street

May 27th 2019, 2:54 PM 4,749 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions announced the charitable initiative today.

# charity - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
# Ready And Waiting
# Ready And Waiting

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

Apr 24th 2019, 1:59 PM 16,897 Views 53 Comments

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

# charity - Monday 8 April, 2019

'A truly remarkable person': Tributes paid to Trócaire worker of 37 years Sally O'Neill
# RIP
# RIP

'A truly remarkable person': Tributes paid to Trócaire worker of 37 years Sally O'Neill

Apr 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 15,946 Views 6 Comments

Through the years, O’Neill worked primarily on Trócaire projects in Latin America.

# charity - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

Mar 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 20,335 Views 20 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

# charity - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'
# Children's Charity
# Children's Charity

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'

Mar 19th 2019, 11:33 AM 18,634 Views 22 Comments

The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.

# charity - Monday 18 March, 2019

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services
# Addiction
# Addiction

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services

Mar 18th 2019, 12:02 PM 10,563 Views 21 Comments

The trust receives funding from the gambling industry and will be run by a board which includes two former junior ministers.

# charity - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?

Mar 9th 2019, 4:29 PM 45,650 Views 32 Comments

The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.

# charity - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Opinion: We need to be able to track where our charity donation goes. Here's how
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: We need to be able to track where our charity donation goes. Here's how

Feb 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,509 Views 17 Comments

Blockchain technology is a gamechanger for transparency in the charity sector – meaning fraud, corruption and misspending are eliminated, writes Danny Curran.

# charity - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in
# A Dog Is For Life
# A Dog Is For Life

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in

Feb 19th 2019, 5:51 PM 30,888 Views 20 Comments

The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
# Aid
# Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,562 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

# charity - Friday 8 February, 2019

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections

Feb 8th 2019, 12:56 PM 21,006 Views 16 Comments

The men were arrested yesterday.

# charity - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s

Feb 1st 2019, 4:02 PM 24,960 Views 22 Comments

The charity now feeds about 2,000 people per week.

# charity - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot
# Charity
From The Daily Edge
# Charity

Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot

Jan 1st 2019, 7:30 PM 5,964 Views 0 Comments

You can still be charitable once December is over.

# charity - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp
# Greek Wildfires
# Greek Wildfires

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 15,080 Views 3 Comments

O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.

# charity - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use
# Crosscare
# Crosscare

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use

Dec 26th 2018, 10:54 AM 12,996 Views 3 Comments

People with unwanted gifts are being asked to donate them so they can be distributed to homeless people.

# charity - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040

Dec 25th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,124 Views 7 Comments

The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.

‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland

Dec 25th 2018, 12:45 PM 9,707 Views 6 Comments

As charities see demand increase this Christmas, the team behind FoodCloud is making things a little easier.

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,764 Views 31 Comments

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

# charity - Saturday 22 December, 2018

VIDEO: The charity providing free accommodation to parents of sick children
# Hugh's House
# Hugh's House

VIDEO: The charity providing free accommodation to parents of sick children

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 11,459 Views 6 Comments

Ade Stack saw parents who were not from Dublin sleeping in waiting rooms and in their cars while her son was in hospital – she wanted to do something to help.

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas
# Collectors
# Collectors

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:03 AM 11,550 Views 12 Comments

ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.

# charity - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal
# Ataxia Ireland
# Ataxia Ireland

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal

Dec 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 24,906 Views 0 Comments

However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.

'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year

Dec 11th 2018, 9:15 AM 7,819 Views 21 Comments

Figures for the first six months of 2018 suggest record numbers of people using its services.

# charity - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Dec 9th 2018, 10:30 AM 23,630 Views 79 Comments

Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.

# charity - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Members of the Travelling Community in Coolock have been buying trolleys of food to help the homeless this Christmas
# A Lending Hand
From The Daily Edge
# A Lending Hand

Members of the Travelling Community in Coolock have been buying trolleys of food to help the homeless this Christmas

Dec 5th 2018, 5:37 PM 20,643 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Keira from A Lending Hand about the ‘trolley fill challenge’.

Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?

Dec 5th 2018, 8:08 AM 19,378 Views 68 Comments

Temple Street Children’s Hospital is introducing contactless payment versions of traditional bucket collection.

# charity - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital

Dec 3rd 2018, 5:53 PM 62,218 Views 0 Comments

Greg Walsh is awaiting sentencing for his crimes.

# charity - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in
# Deck The Halls
# Deck The Halls

Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in

Nov 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 45,279 Views 33 Comments

The station is back on the air from 28 November until St Stephen’s Day.

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity
# Memory Man
From The42
# Memory Man

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,447 Views 4 Comments

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

# charity - Friday 16 November, 2018

Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'
# King Kenny
From The42
# King Kenny

Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'

Nov 16th 2018, 3:04 PM 5,283 Views 12 Comments

The 67-year-old is one of English football’s greatest ever players and managers.

# charity - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy
# Cold Weather Strategy
# Cold Weather Strategy

333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy

Nov 14th 2018, 5:43 PM 7,053 Views 6 Comments

The measure was announced in partnership with a range of charities.

# charity - Friday 19 October, 2018

370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010
# Novas
# Novas

370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010

Oct 19th 2018, 9:11 AM 7,278 Views 18 Comments

Novas supported 4,572 people in 2017, an increase of 29% from the previous year.

# charity - Monday 15 October, 2018

'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 11,094 Views 24 Comments

Depaul Ireland launched its 2017 annual report today.

# charity - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

Sep 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,636 Views 22 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

# charity - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'
# Simon Communities
# Simon Communities

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Sep 25th 2018, 5:14 PM 20,768 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

# charity - Monday 24 September, 2018

Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released
# For A Great Cause
From The42
# For A Great Cause

Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released

Sep 24th 2018, 2:56 PM 56,308 Views 34 Comments

John O’Shea, Wes Brown, Ian Harte, Johan Mjallby and Stephen Kelly have been drafted in for tomorrow’s game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# charity - Friday 21 September, 2018

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry
# Charity
# Charity

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

Sep 21st 2018, 4:05 PM 15,751 Views 25 Comments

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.