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# giving - Sunday 4 June, 2017

GoFundMe appeals are more popular than ever. How are established charities competing?

Charities big and small have gone online, and personal stories point the way towards attracting donors in their droves.

# giving - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity

The initiative wants to help people who are cut out from the job market because they have no access to computers.

# giving - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion

That’s around €42 billion.

# giving - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Irish people are the third most generous in Europe

A study has found that three out of five Irish people helped a stranger in the last month.

# giving - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Facebook billionaire gives millions of 'no strings attached' cash to poor people

Could direct payments to those who need it most be the way forward?

# giving - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Irish people were feeling super generous last year

With the economy on the up charities are beginning to reap the benefits

# giving - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Opinion: We can’t let bad charities sour us on doing good this Christmas

Giving to those in need is a special thing in a world where so much indifference and evil is given free rein; we cannot allow bad apples to shake our faith in good.

# giving - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine

Seriously. According to the OECD, anyway.

# giving - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Should you give money to homeless people?

Charities give their take on it: “If your choice is not to give to a person, you should at least acknowledge them when they ask you a question.”

# giving - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Irish hospitals to start giving away old equipment

The programme will help hospitals in Zambia and Uganda.

# giving - Monday 7 April, 2014

Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas

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

# giving - Friday 27 December, 2013

Charity appeals for your unwanted Christmas gifts

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

# giving - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Charity staff receiving hate mail says founder of Bóthar

Pete Ireton says that the ongoing problems at the CRC are affecting all charities.

# giving - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Making hospital a little easier – the charity that has given 10,000 teddies to kids

The charity, which has been going since July, aims to donate 30,000 new teddy bears to hospitals every year.

# giving - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man walks the streets giving $100 to homeless people Giving

Man walks the streets giving $100 to homeless people

Pay it forward.

# giving - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland is the most charitable country in Europe

We came second in the world behind Australia and ahead of Canada.

# giving - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting

Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

# giving - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Ireland the second most giving country in the world - survey

Despite the economic turmoil Ireland is the most charitable nation in Europe and the second most charitable in the world.