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# charity - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,097 Views 3 Comments

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# charity - Friday 26 May, 2017

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS
# Syrias Vibes
# Syrias Vibes

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

May 26th 2017, 7:58 PM 12,504 Views 20 Comments

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

# charity - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'
# GLEN
# GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

May 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 11,156 Views 50 Comments

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

# charity - Thursday 18 May, 2017

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations
# No Longer Viable
# No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

May 18th 2017, 8:49 AM 16,128 Views 29 Comments

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

# charity - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day
# Abuse
# Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

May 17th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,291 Views 78 Comments

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# charity - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
# Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

May 6th 2017, 3:00 AM 34,457 Views 45 Comments

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

# charity - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,907 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# charity - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50

Apr 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 104,797 Views 16 Comments

The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.

# charity - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 29,761 Views 33 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues
# Cycle Against Suicide
From The42
# Cycle Against Suicide

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues

Apr 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 14,247 Views 33 Comments

Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.

# charity - Friday 21 April, 2017

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review
# GLEN
# GLEN

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

Apr 21st 2017, 10:29 PM 8,082 Views 41 Comments

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

# charity - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be
# Moral Responsibility
# Moral Responsibility

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be

Apr 13th 2017, 2:46 PM 12,803 Views 0 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee said there was a “moral responsibility” to pay these workers.

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud
# USAid
# USAid

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

Apr 13th 2017, 7:37 AM 6,529 Views 4 Comments

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis
# 65 Roses Day
# 65 Roses Day

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis

Apr 13th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,743 Views 5 Comments

Cystic fibrosis can be a life-changing condition for entire families.

# charity - Saturday 8 April, 2017

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50

Apr 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 32,234 Views 12 Comments

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# charity - Friday 31 March, 2017

Maurice Fitz, Joyce, Ó Sé and Donnellan - Kerry and Galway greats to clash again
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

Maurice Fitz, Joyce, Ó Sé and Donnellan - Kerry and Galway greats to clash again

Mar 31st 2017, 3:21 PM 9,872 Views 10 Comments

The teams face off tomorrow afternoon in Dingle.

# charity - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths
# Le Cheile
# Le Cheile

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths

Mar 30th 2017, 1:54 PM 11,385 Views 8 Comments

A new report found mentoring can significantly reduce the risk of a youth reoffending.

# charity - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'
# Social Entrepreneurs
# Social Entrepreneurs

'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 11,668 Views 22 Comments

FoodCloud, an organisation helping to combat this, has gone from strength to strength in the last five years.

# charity - Saturday 18 March, 2017

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life
# Fleeing The Poverty Trap
# Fleeing The Poverty Trap

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Mar 18th 2017, 12:53 PM 12,450 Views 6 Comments

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

# charity - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here?
# Solutions
# Solutions

Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here?

Mar 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 41,746 Views 70 Comments

Empty homes officers have been appointed in the UK since the early 90s.

# charity - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'Charities need to stop apologising for investing in infrastructure and that includes CEO salaries'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Charities need to stop apologising for investing in infrastructure and that includes CEO salaries'

Feb 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,242 Views 99 Comments

Charities need to invest in people and in plans if they want to make a difference, writes Lucy Masterson.

# charity - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console
# Console
# Console

Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console

Feb 7th 2017, 9:09 PM 15,031 Views 0 Comments

The High Court has accepted that Joan McKenna had no involvement in the running of the now wound-up suicide charity.

# charity - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
# Controversy
# Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,117 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Feb 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,552 Views 14 Comments

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

# charity - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC
# Pac'ed Courtroom
# Pac'ed Courtroom

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC

Jan 31st 2017, 4:22 PM 19,272 Views 33 Comments

Today’s High Court judgement against the former Rehab Group CEO brought to an end a saga that lasted almost three years.

# charity - Monday 30 January, 2017

This Limerick café has come up with a great way to help the homeless during the bad weather
# Chez Le Fab
From The Daily Edge
# Chez Le Fab

This Limerick café has come up with a great way to help the homeless during the bad weather

Jan 30th 2017, 10:21 PM 4,749 Views 3 Comments

A rail packed with warm coats is now stationed outside Chez le Fab, 24 hours a day.

# charity - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair
# GIVING BACK
# GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Jan 28th 2017, 11:47 AM 17,089 Views 25 Comments

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

# charity - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'
# ANIMAL RESCUE
# ANIMAL RESCUE

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'

Jan 17th 2017, 9:53 AM 52,873 Views 98 Comments

Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.

# charity - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

Jan 11th 2017, 6:15 PM 63,581 Views 259 Comments

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

# charity - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland
# Success
# Success

Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland

Jan 10th 2017, 3:01 PM 12,205 Views 22 Comments

The station is entirely funded through sponsorship and more than 100 volunteers.

# charity - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

Jan 5th 2017, 10:50 AM 17,466 Views 37 Comments

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

# charity - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Someone paid more than $30k for this pair of worn Steph Curry runners
# Charity
From The42
# Charity

Someone paid more than $30k for this pair of worn Steph Curry runners

Dec 31st 2016, 9:52 AM 3,108 Views 0 Comments

Charity auction will aid victims of Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month.

# charity - Friday 30 December, 2016

Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?
# Timber
# Timber

Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?

Dec 30th 2016, 5:41 PM 6,099 Views 8 Comments

Get ready for this year’s competition, taking place on 8 January.

# charity - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl
# Lauralynn
# Lauralynn

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 14,922 Views 6 Comments

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# charity - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Brendan O'Carroll makes sure 2,800 families will have Christmas dinner
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

Brendan O'Carroll makes sure 2,800 families will have Christmas dinner

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:26 PM 21,304 Views 27 Comments

The cast and crew of Mrs Brown’s Boys have made a “very substantial” donation to the Society of St Vincent de Paul.

# charity - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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

Hundreds of Irish people came together to write this beautiful poem about our little country

Dec 20th 2016, 11:15 AM 5,690 Views 0 Comments

It’d bring a tear to a glass eye.

# charity - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

New campaign asks people to give up the price of a pint for homeless families
# Give A Fiver
# Give A Fiver

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

Dec 14th 2016, 7:37 PM 9,980 Views 75 Comments

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
# Foreign Aid
# Foreign Aid

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

Dec 13th 2016, 7:45 PM 7,594 Views 18 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

Dec 10th 2016, 7:30 PM 18,750 Views 101 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Dublin Simon Community
# Sponsored By Dublin Simon Community

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

Dec 9th 2016, 5:29 PM 4,426 Views 7 Comments

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