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# jonathan-irwin - Thursday 17 November, 2016

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.

# jonathan-irwin - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Another blow for Team Lucinda as Jack & Jill founder withdraws from election

Jonathan Irwin’s departure – on health grounds – comes just a week after Galway councillor James Charity’s withdrawal.

# jonathan-irwin - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Jonathan Irwin: 'I'm not a politician, I'm just a grumpy old man'

The charity co-founder has defended his new party’s lack of education and health policies.

# jonathan-irwin - Friday 6 February, 2015

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

Well, he’s not ruled it out.

# jonathan-irwin - 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”.

# jonathan-irwin - 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.

# jonathan-irwin - 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.

# jonathan-irwin - 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.

# jonathan-irwin - Friday 23 August, 2013

Kildare locals question why old Quaker school was delisted and is due to be demolished

Locals are fighting to preserve the historic 18th century building which is being redeveloped by the food giant Glanbia.

# jonathan-irwin - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Jack & Jill Foundation refunds €130,000 in donations after card scam

The charity says it received donations from private credit cards, made by criminals try to see if stolen cards were still working.

# jonathan-irwin - 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.

# jonathan-irwin - Friday 5 October, 2012

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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.

# jonathan-irwin - Saturday 1 September, 2012

My favourite speech: CEO of The Jack and Jill Foundation Jonathan Irwin

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Jonathan Irwin picks a speech by a former Senator who was influential during the Northern Ireland peace process.

# jonathan-irwin - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Column: 'The HSE think they're too big to fight, but I won't be silenced'

Jack and Jill’s CEO Jonathan Irwin says he won’t go away until the domiciliary care allowance crisis is sorted out.

# jonathan-irwin - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Column: ‘If we didn’t exist, paediatric hospitals would be overwhelmed’

Jonathan Irwin on why immediate action is needed on the National Children’s Hospital – and why the planners were right to turn the Mater proposal down.