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# 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.

# charity - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people

The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin

Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country

Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.

# charity - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From The42 Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations Season Of Goodwill This post contains videos

Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations

He donated £750,000 in total to the three Liverpool-based charities.

# charity - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

# charity - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

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

# charity - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations

Charity Concern Worldwide heaped praise on the Irish public after €1.5 million was donated to its east Africa appeal.

# charity - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016

Men’s domestic abuse charity Amen has released it’s annual report.

From The Daily Edge The Dublin man who goes all out with his Christmas lights for charity has added a snow machine Let It Snow

# charity - Monday 4 December, 2017

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas? Charity This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

It’s a time for giving, they say.

# charity - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'An old man had been taken into Garda custody for knocking on a door. ALONE went to his rescue'

A new book chronicles the first 40 years of the charity ALONE. This is a flavour of the minutes of its meetings from 1984 to 1997.

# charity - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

“I wish that I could do more for this selfless man, who went out of his way just to help me that day.”

# charity - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'

Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.

# charity - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful'

Browne was speaking at the launch of Alone’s Christmas campaign for older people.

# charity - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'

Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.

# charity - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

# charity - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public

The Charities Regulator is seeking the general public’s opinion on how Irish charities should be governed going forward.

# charity - Friday 3 November, 2017

Getting a water charges refund? These charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness

Three of Ireland’s leading homelessness charities have called on the public to donate their refunds.

# charity - Friday 20 October, 2017

From The42 Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity ALTRUISM

Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity

Charlie Daniels and Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join the Common Goal charitable project.

# charity - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

# charity - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

# charity - Friday 29 September, 2017

Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street? Charities This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street?

New charity guidelines say that fundraising activities “will not be unreasonably persistent or intrusive”.

'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.

# charity - 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.

# charity - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# charity - Friday 8 September, 2017

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# charity - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

# charity - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic

The Path homelessness charity, which helps the homeless in Dublin, trawled through the campsite once the festival ended.

# charity - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire

A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.

# charity - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

# 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.