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# charity - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 26th 2017, 10:47 AM 9,930 Views 6 Comments

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
# Splash
# Splash

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

Dec 26th 2017, 10:19 AM 18,610 Views 15 Comments

Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.

# charity - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations
# Season Of Goodwill
From The42
# Season Of Goodwill

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

Dec 24th 2017, 12:28 PM 11,507 Views 8 Comments

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
# Santa's Workshop
# Santa's Workshop

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

Dec 21st 2017, 1:08 PM 14,892 Views 8 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Dec 20th 2017, 8:10 AM 21,312 Views 98 Comments

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
# Somalia
# Somalia

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

Dec 19th 2017, 8:06 AM 10,376 Views 16 Comments

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
# Amen
# Amen

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

Dec 6th 2017, 11:56 AM 14,194 Views 87 Comments

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

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

The Dublin man who goes all out with his Christmas lights for charity has added a snow machine

Dec 6th 2017, 10:45 AM 5,833 Views 0 Comments

And the queues are out the door.

# charity - Monday 4 December, 2017

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?
# Charity
# Charity

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

Dec 4th 2017, 9:10 AM 19,081 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Nov 26th 2017, 3:00 PM 35,424 Views 8 Comments

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

Nov 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 54,005 Views 53 Comments

“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
# ALONE

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:20 AM 26,419 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Alone At Christmas
# Alone At Christmas

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

Nov 21st 2017, 1:15 PM 19,728 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Food Parcels
# Food Parcels

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

Nov 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,702 Views 62 Comments

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'
# International Men's Day
# International Men's Day

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

Nov 12th 2017, 10:30 AM 35,716 Views 21 Comments

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
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

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

Nov 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,263 Views 29 Comments

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
# The Refund Project
# The Refund Project

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:01 AM 23,022 Views 110 Comments

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

# charity - Friday 20 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 20th 2017, 8:01 PM 32,639 Views 54 Comments

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
# Don't Try This At Home
# Don't Try This At Home

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

Oct 14th 2017, 11:30 AM 25,465 Views 13 Comments

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

# charity - Saturday 30 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 30th 2017, 8:40 AM 4,926 Views 1 Comment

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
# Charities

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

Sep 29th 2017, 8:14 AM 43,011 Views 130 Comments

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'
# Chuggers
# Chuggers

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

Sep 29th 2017, 6:05 AM 28,314 Views 42 Comments

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
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

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

Sep 24th 2017, 4:55 PM 78,594 Views 25 Comments

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
# Ms Readathon
# Ms Readathon

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

Sep 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,315 Views 2 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,595 Views 35 Comments

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'
# Bin Bags
# Bin Bags

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

Sep 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,654 Views 5 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Sep 6th 2017, 3:51 PM 35,129 Views 50 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Sep 5th 2017, 1:25 PM 7,061 Views 20 Comments

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

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

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

Sep 5th 2017, 8:47 AM 10,892 Views 13 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Aug 24th 2017, 10:48 AM 50,603 Views 94 Comments

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'
# Aware Support Line
# Aware Support Line

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

Aug 7th 2017, 4:03 PM 12,237 Views 1 Comment

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
# Hearing
# Hearing

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 4:51 PM 33,629 Views 0 Comments

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
# In One Week
# In One Week

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

Jul 31st 2017, 6:20 AM 9,261 Views 10 Comments

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
# Ataxia Ireland
# Ataxia Ireland

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

Jul 27th 2017, 4:01 PM 23,888 Views 46 Comments

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
# Humanitarian
# Humanitarian

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:22 PM 7,856 Views 36 Comments

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.

# charity - Saturday 1 July, 2017

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days
# Spina Bifida
# Spina Bifida

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days

Jul 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 18,518 Views 26 Comments

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
# Well Deserved
# Well Deserved

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

Jun 30th 2017, 7:36 AM 29,743 Views 32 Comments

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
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

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

Jun 14th 2017, 5:54 PM 43,098 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 5th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,610 Views 27 Comments

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
# Alcatraz To San Francisco
# Alcatraz To San Francisco

Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 21,616 Views 16 Comments

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