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# jack-and-jill - Friday 24 April, 2020

Artwork potentially worth thousands - but costing just €50 - sells out in 15 minutes in online charity auction

This is the fourth year of the Incognito art sale which acts as a fundraiser for the children’s charity Jack and Jill Foundation.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 23 March, 2020

Art potentially worth thousands to go on sale for €50 apiece to raise money for charity

In the Incognito auction, you don’t know which artist produced the work until after you pay for it.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

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

# jack-and-jill - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 20 March, 2016

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares Jack And Jill This post contains images

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares

You might have spotted them in a public space recently.

# jack-and-jill - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 6 February, 2015

Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?

Well, he’s not ruled it out.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir

The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.

# jack-and-jill - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Another anonymous letter blasting the Children's Hospital plan ... but Leo's not concerned

Jack and Jill CEO Jonathan Irwin believes the letter, said to be from a hospital consultant, is evidence of “horrifying things that are under the carpet”.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me

The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 21 July, 2014

Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards

The CEO of Jack & Jill has written to Minister Varadkar and the Taoiseach about the medical card issue.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain

Campaigners want temporary measures to be introduced that will improve the application process for new applicants.

# jack-and-jill - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"

The IMO says cards which have been withdrawn should be returned.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 26 May, 2014

'They may not have a voice, but they certainly have an army of supporters' CEO of Jack and Jill

A ‘Show of Support’ Campaign will be held outside government buildings tomorrow.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 25 May, 2014

There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation’s CEO has said he doesn’t believe the government would have used the money wisely.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 23 May, 2014

Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?

Analysis: Whatever about his failings as a justice minister, Alan Shatter knows how to do suspense, as we found out yesterday.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations Fundraising This post contains videos

Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations

Tens of thousands of text, online and postal donations have yielded around €300,000 in just over a month since the childcare charity’s urgent appeal.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 5 October, 2012

Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal Jack And Jill This post contains videos

Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal

The foundation says it urgently needs €400,000 to run its service to the end of the year.

# jack-and-jill - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?

A group of Senators are asking the State to put aside money for a home nursing care programme for children – but it looks unlikely to pass.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 2 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge So why did this movie win every single Razzie award? The Razzies This post contains videos

So why did this movie win every single Razzie award?

Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill cleans up at the 2012 Razzies. Watch the video – would you have expected it?

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.