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#Charity

# charity - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Hundreds of Irish people came together to write this beautiful poem about our little country Ireland Is...

# charity - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

New campaign asks people to give up the price of a pint for homeless families

The money will be used to help people living in emergency accommodation.

# charity - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities

Money had been withheld while the charity’s operations in Turkey and Syria were investigated.

# charity - Saturday 10 December, 2016

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

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

It’s a time for giving, they say.

# charity - Friday 9 December, 2016

How you can give someone in need a wonderful gift this Christmas

Here’s how your donations to the Dublin Simon Community can help people this Christmas.

# charity - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

This Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

# charity - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge A Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year for the loveliest reason Merry And Bright

A Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year for the loveliest reason

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

# charity - Friday 2 December, 2016

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas ALONE This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

# charity - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one

It will raise funds for the Jo Cox Foundation, which was set up after the MP’s murder in June.

# charity - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

"The hardest part is telling them there's no bed for the night" - A day in the life of the homeless of Cork

We follow two services in Cork city providing food, warmth and shelter to the homeless 365 days in the year.

From The Daily Edge A Dublin artist's painting was left in a taxi and he's looking to get it back Richard Harris

# charity - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'

There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.

# charity - Friday 18 November, 2016

'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight

The 30-year-old woman was on a flight home from a holiday with her fiancé.

# charity - Friday 11 November, 2016

7 ways your workplace can help homeless people this Christmas

It’s the season of giving. Why not get your workplace involved?

# charity - Thursday 10 November, 2016

"They want to be doctors, lawyers and engineers to rebuild Syria" - Liam Neeson meets refugee children

“It is incredibly inspiring to see how education so empowers them. I will never forget them.”

# charity - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# charity - Monday 31 October, 2016

Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait

The last time the Irish Guide Dogs charity accepted applications was 2013.

# charity - Friday 21 October, 2016

"People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under"

Men’s Sheds have grown hugely in popularity in Ireland as safe, inclusive community spaces for men to go to.

# charity - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation

The cloud over the charity darkened last week as it closed its US office and laid off 10 staff.

# charity - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Fighting cancer with funny moustaches: "We were not the norm. Cancer is very serious and we were not serious"

We talked to one of the founders of the charity, Justin Coghlan.

# charity - Monday 3 October, 2016

Donald Trump's charity has been ordered to stop raising money in New York

The Donald J Trump foundation was told that it must “cease and desist from soliciting contributions” in New York.

# charity - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"

We spent an afternoon at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to drug users in Dublin.

# charity - Monday 8 August, 2016

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues

Two members of Goal’s Turkey staff have already been sacked in the aftermath of the scandal.

# charity - Monday 1 August, 2016

# charity - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

# charity - Saturday 23 July, 2016

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

# charity - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This little girl asked for a donation to an Irish charity instead of birthday presents Act Of Kindness

# charity - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

“This is not an organisation that we controlled" - HSE defends its record after Console controversy

Director general Tony O’Brien said that the HSE had contingency plans in place should the charity fold.

# charity - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week

Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.

# charity - Saturday 9 July, 2016

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary

St John of God considers John Pepper to be paid by private sources, so not subject to pay rules.

# charity - Friday 8 July, 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

# charity - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups

The parents said they feel betrayed that these payments were made while the school suffered cuts.

# charity - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

It’s feared the revelations about Console will have a negative impact on donations to charities.

# charity - Monday 4 July, 2016

Harris to meet HSE over "harrowing" Console audit

Harris has said the HSE Console audit is ”a harrowing read”.

# charity - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

# charity - Friday 1 July, 2016

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity?

Have the allegations made you think twice about donating – or where you donate to?

# charity - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald

The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.

# charity - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations

Several people have reacted with anger and dismay at the suicide charity malpractices.

# charity - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald said the charity regulator is seeking assurances robust governance is in place.

# charity - Friday 24 June, 2016

"I actually feel physically sick" - Console service users hit out at charity management

Fundraisers said that that they had been let down by Console.