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# charity - Saturday 8 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 8th 2018, 5:30 PM 16,403 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Firstlight
# Firstlight

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

Sep 1st 2018, 8:15 AM 23,685 Views 12 Comments

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
# Charity
# Charity

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

Aug 26th 2018, 9:00 PM 47,725 Views 45 Comments

“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
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

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

Jul 25th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,533 Views 27 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Jul 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,719 Views 32 Comments

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
# Theft
# Theft

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

Jul 24th 2018, 6:20 PM 41,175 Views 0 Comments

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
# Palliative Care
# Palliative Care

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 13,291 Views 8 Comments

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
# Restructuring
# Restructuring

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 17,513 Views 52 Comments

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
# Charity

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

Jul 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 82,841 Views 159 Comments

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
# ALONE

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

Jul 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 12,329 Views 11 Comments

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
# Culture Magazine
# Culture Magazine

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

Jul 11th 2018, 6:17 PM 633 Views 0 Comments

Don’t put the Factor 50 away yet.

# charity - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
# India
# India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 58,697 Views 105 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs

Jun 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 21,376 Views 28 Comments

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
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

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

Jun 10th 2018, 12:23 PM 101,331 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,489 Views 32 Comments

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
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

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

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:30 AM 8,252 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Global Citizen Award
# Global Citizen Award

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

May 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,396 Views 9 Comments

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)
# MASER
# MASER

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 2:38 PM 18,895 Views 121 Comments

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
# Charity Report
# Charity Report

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

Apr 19th 2018, 9:01 AM 16,935 Views 34 Comments

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
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

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

Apr 18th 2018, 2:57 PM 10,104 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Mobility
# Mobility

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

Apr 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,959 Views 28 Comments

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
# New Lives

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

Mar 31st 2018, 9:15 AM 9,644 Views 3 Comments

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

# charity - Saturday 24 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 24th 2018, 9:40 AM 15,503 Views 3 Comments

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
# Incognito
# Incognito

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

Mar 18th 2018, 10:00 AM 26,046 Views 9 Comments

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
# Lonely
# Lonely

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

Mar 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,291 Views 18 Comments

“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
# Charity
# Charity

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

Mar 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,282 Views 28 Comments

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
# Hidden Homelessness

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

Mar 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 42,314 Views 96 Comments

Hidden homelessness is a growing problem in Ireland.

# charity - Friday 23 February, 2018

KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on
# KFC Crisis
# KFC Crisis

KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on

Feb 23rd 2018, 1:05 PM 52,688 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Newborns
# Newborns

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

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,743 Views 16 Comments

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
# Charity
# Charity

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

Feb 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,113 Views 32 Comments

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
# Trocaire Box
# Trocaire Box

A change collection that became an Irish institution is back

Feb 17th 2018, 9:45 AM 15,475 Views 25 Comments

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
# Rescued
# Rescued

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

Feb 13th 2018, 6:34 PM 20,164 Views 24 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,199 Views 70 Comments

‘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
# Pembroke
# Pembroke

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

Feb 11th 2018, 11:22 AM 10,147 Views 0 Comments

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
# Charity Commission
# Charity Commission

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

Feb 10th 2018, 4:56 PM 18,560 Views 22 Comments

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
# Search
# Search

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

Feb 9th 2018, 6:52 PM 24,046 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Jan 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,411 Views 49 Comments

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
# Incognito
# Incognito

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

Jan 16th 2018, 9:30 PM 24,686 Views 15 Comments

People queued for hours last year.

# charity - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 9th 2018, 3:10 PM 14,344 Views 28 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Dec 28th 2017, 12:57 PM 8,942 Views 29 Comments

3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.