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# philanthropy - Thursday 27 May, 2021

€30 million donation to Trinity is one of the largest gifts to an Irish university by individuals
# THE KINSELLAS
# THE KINSELLAS

€30 million donation to Trinity is one of the largest gifts to an Irish university by individuals

May 27th 2021, 11:25 AM 26,672 Views 17 Comments

The funds will kickstart the development of the new Trinity East Campus

# philanthropy - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps
# Libraries
# Libraries

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps

Aug 14th 2019, 4:45 PM 11,776 Views 6 Comments

The philanthropist contributed to the construction of libraries across Ireland.

# philanthropy - Monday 22 May, 2017

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'
# Heap Of Change
# Heap Of Change

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'

May 22nd 2017, 12:55 PM 33,389 Views 34 Comments

It is the single biggest donation ever given by an Australian citizen.

# philanthropy - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago
# Take A Chance On Me
# Take A Chance On Me

Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago

Mar 7th 2017, 9:22 PM 10,897 Views 14 Comments

The artist – who won three Grammys last month – used the proceeds of concert tickets to make the donation.

# philanthropy - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

This Irish-American billionaire has made the biggest philanthropic donation in Irish history
# Chuck Feeney
# Chuck Feeney

This Irish-American billionaire has made the biggest philanthropic donation in Irish history

Nov 17th 2015, 10:54 AM 33,065 Views 55 Comments

The money will go towards research into dementia.

# philanthropy - Saturday 8 November, 2014

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night
# Eva So Keen
From The Daily Edge
# Eva So Keen

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night

Nov 8th 2014, 10:41 AM 7,137 Views 3 Comments

She’s smart and fun. Can we be friends with her?

# philanthropy - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

People are not happy about Tony Blair being named 'Philanthropist of the Year' at the GQ Awards
# Gq Awards
From The Daily Edge
# Gq Awards

People are not happy about Tony Blair being named 'Philanthropist of the Year' at the GQ Awards

Sep 3rd 2014, 3:24 PM 1,922 Views 3 Comments

The magazine has defended its decision.

# philanthropy - Monday 15 July, 2013

Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'
# Tax Exiles
# Tax Exiles

Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'

Jul 15th 2013, 5:28 PM 7,420 Views 32 Comments

A number of TDs from the junior coalition partner have hit out at a proposal for tax exiles to give money to charity in return for two extra months residency in the Irish state.

# philanthropy - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Can you give 1 per cent (of your time or money) to a good cause?
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

Can you give 1 per cent (of your time or money) to a good cause?

Jun 19th 2013, 8:51 PM 7,491 Views 31 Comments

A new campaign is asking people to commit 1 per cent of their income, profits or time to a cause they believe in.

# philanthropy - Sunday 31 March, 2013

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana

Mar 31st 2013, 8:30 AM 8,480 Views 35 Comments

The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.

# philanthropy - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,746 Views 20 Comments

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

# philanthropy - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:22 AM 11,027 Views 58 Comments

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

# philanthropy - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime

Dec 5th 2012, 3:53 PM 3,044 Views 0 Comments

Donations made from the 2013 tax year will be subject to a new tax relief regime, with a “blended rate” of 31 per cent.

# philanthropy - Sunday 2 December, 2012

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man
# So He Said
# So He Said

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:00 AM 22,853 Views 30 Comments

In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.

# philanthropy - Sunday 18 November, 2012

The greatest rags to riches story of all time
# Rags To Riches
# Rags To Riches

The greatest rags to riches story of all time

Nov 18th 2012, 6:30 PM 31,083 Views 21 Comments

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced” – the amazing life of Andrew Carnegie.

# philanthropy - Sunday 11 November, 2012

What did the Guinness family ever do for us?
# Guinness
# Guinness

What did the Guinness family ever do for us?

Nov 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 29,765 Views 36 Comments

Forget Arthur’s Day – National Philanthropy Day will hear about the real legacy left behind by some members of the brewing family: a cathedral, a library… and bacteria get a look in too.

# philanthropy - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave
# Charities
# Charities

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave

Aug 21st 2012, 6:30 PM 3,680 Views 9 Comments

The elderly outreach charity says sustained cuts to statutory funding are making it a struggle to balance its books.

# philanthropy - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he has cancer
# Buffett
# Buffett

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he has cancer

Apr 18th 2012, 10:22 AM 2,749 Views 13 Comments

The 81-year-old said that his cancer was not life-threatening and he expected to continue in his role as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

# philanthropy - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people
# Lions Club
# Lions Club

Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people

Jan 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,863 Views 5 Comments

President Higgins takes up role performed by Mary McAleese to greet diners at Annual Lions Club party for vulnerable Dublin citizens.

# philanthropy - Monday 14 November, 2011

Star Wars' James Earl Jones honoured with lifetime achievement Oscar
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Star Wars' James Earl Jones honoured with lifetime achievement Oscar

Nov 14th 2011, 4:12 PM 496 Views 7 Comments

Oprah Winfrey was also honoured by the Academy, receiving an honourary Oscar for philanthropy, while makeup artist Dick Smith received one for his work on films such as The Exorcist and The Godfather.

# philanthropy - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
# Nch
# Nch

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser

Oct 12th 2011, 1:00 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.

# philanthropy - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Give it away now: Facebook founder joins billionaires' pledge to donate their fortunes
# Facebook
# Facebook

Give it away now: Facebook founder joins billionaires' pledge to donate their fortunes

Dec 9th 2010, 2:00 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg answers the call of the ‘Giving Pledge’ organised by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, a man who might have some tips for our public finances…

# philanthropy - Thursday 5 August, 2010

Philanthropy: 40, Cynicism: 0
# The Giving Pledge
From The Daily Edge
# The Giving Pledge

Philanthropy: 40, Cynicism: 0

Aug 5th 2010, 7:30 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

We lift the lid on the world’s biggest givers – the 40 American billionaires pledging to leave over half their fortunes to charity