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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
# Rio Games
# Rio Games

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

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,817 Views 0 Comments

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
# Another Charity
# Another Charity

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

Aug 5th 2015, 1:41 PM 17,278 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Renua
# Renua

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

Mar 14th 2015, 2:15 PM 12,199 Views 26 Comments

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?
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

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

Feb 6th 2015, 9:50 AM 9,071 Views 24 Comments

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
# Doctor No
# Doctor No

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

Sep 24th 2014, 12:12 PM 8,669 Views 18 Comments

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
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

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

May 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 11,149 Views 13 Comments

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
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

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

May 25th 2014, 1:55 PM 17,054 Views 50 Comments

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?
# Showman Shatter
# Showman Shatter

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

May 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 16,078 Views 89 Comments

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
# Conservation
# Conservation

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:09 AM 14,398 Views 50 Comments

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
# Credit Card Scam
# Credit Card Scam

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

May 21st 2013, 5:13 PM 13,590 Views 16 Comments

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
# Fundraising

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

Nov 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,344 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2012, 5:15 PM 11,897 Views 49 Comments

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
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

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

Sep 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 3,612 Views 2 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie 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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

May 9th 2012, 6:37 PM 93 Views 13 Comments

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’
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 36 Views 16 Comments

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.