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# donations - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Two TDs reported to gardaí after failing to disclose political donations on time

It was all cleared up a few days later…

# donations - Monday 16 March, 2015

Thousands homeless as "monster" cyclone hits South Pacific islands

Radio and telephone communications with outer islands in Vanuatu have not yet been established, two days after the storm.

# donations - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others 'is not a secret'

The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades

# donations - Friday 27 February, 2015

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

# donations - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links

Arthur Cox is believed to have donated €20,000 each of the last two years.

# donations - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Many of us had €12.50 to spare over Christmas

And two out of three of you gave more than you did in 2013.

# donations - Friday 2 January, 2015

"Disappointing year" for organ donations - just 63 in the whole of 2014

But there were a record number of heart transplants.

# donations - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Thinking of binning that unwanted gift? Think again...

Received something you don’t want or need this Christmas? Barnardos could use it.

# donations - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year HIV

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year

The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.

# donations - Sunday 7 December, 2014

# donations - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million

The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.

# donations - Friday 7 November, 2014

'Facebook can stop Ebola' — says Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook CEO said he is optimistic that together the Facebook community can help stop the spread of the virus.

# donations - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

# donations - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke 'baring his soul' to the Dáil in 1997

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

# donations - Friday 29 August, 2014

Ice bucket challenge passes $100 million in donations in the US alone

That’s a bucket load of cash.

# donations - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

'Drop in donations means we can't grant as many kids' wishes'

The Make-a-Wish Charity granted 210 wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses last year… but the charities scandals are having an impact on funds.

# donations - Friday 8 August, 2014

NHS clarifies "call for Irish blood donations"

And we thought we were special.

# donations - Monday 14 July, 2014

One family a day is becoming homeless in Dublin

Focus Ireland said that there has been a “stark increase” in the number of families becoming homeless in the last 18 months.

# donations - Monday 26 May, 2014

PAWS animal rescue to lose thousands of euro in donations due to bank closure

The rehoming centre is desperately looking for animal lovers to adopt a dog.

# donations - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations

Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.

# donations - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Want to know how generous companies in your area are?

An impact map lets you see how companies supported local charities last year.

# donations - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant

The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.

# donations - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Rehab and CRC scandals still driving down donations for 61% of charities

More than half of charities surveyed last month said their overall income has fallen in the last year though demand for their services is still rising.

# donations - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations Twittersphere

How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations

A story in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday prompted an angry reaction on social media.

# donations - Monday 7 April, 2014

Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas

However, donations are up, with people giving larger amounts.

# donations - Monday 31 March, 2014

Stocks of Ireland's most common blood group are down

Almost half of the country is O+.

# donations - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Less than half of political parties accounting units have made their donation returns

The Commission plans to name and shame the political party accounting units that fail to submit their return on time.

# donations - Friday 21 March, 2014

#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k

Over 120,000 Irish people have taken part and donated to cancer support.

# donations - Monday 17 March, 2014

Tracing The Blood Line: Here’s what to expect when you give blood

Have you ever considered giving blood and have you ever wondered how the whole thing works?

# donations - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# donations - Friday 28 February, 2014

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year

Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.

# donations - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing

Each of the 8,200 charities under its remit will then contribute to its administration.

# donations - Monday 3 February, 2014

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace

The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.

# donations - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"Thank you", says St Vincent de Paul after generous Christmas donations

In December, the charity made an appeal for toys and money after stocks ran low.

# donations - Friday 24 January, 2014

Every day Rehab doesn't disclose salary causes 'dreadful damage' to charities

Deirdre Garvey of Wheel said charities need to “step up to the plate” and show the public that they are in line with best practice.

# donations - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The42 Irish Blood Transfusion Service partners with the GAA to raise awareness of blood donation Give Blood

Irish Blood Transfusion Service partners with the GAA to raise awareness of blood donation

The ITBS hope the new partnership will lead to 15,000 donations annually.

# donations - Friday 27 December, 2013

Charity appeals for your unwanted Christmas gifts

Those socks and back scratchers could be more useful than you think.

# donations - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent de Paul appeals for money and toys as donations fall

The Cork St Vincent de Paul warehouse in Cork has run out of toys, it emerged today.

# donations - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

The government is giving €1 million to charities this Christmas

The donations to three different charities were approved at Cabinet today.

# donations - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries Crc

CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries

Board members of the Central Remedial Clinic are being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee today.