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#Volunteer Ireland

# volunteer-ireland - Friday 6 December, 2013

Waterford twins honoured at Volunteer Awards for search and rescue service

Darryl and Declan Barry have saved 69 lives since 2010 through Waterford Marine Search and Rescue.

# volunteer-ireland - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Already broken your New Year's resolutions? Try these instead...

This public service announcement is for everyone whose 2013 plans haven’t gotten off to the best of starts…

# volunteer-ireland - Friday 4 January, 2013

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland Volunteering This post contains videos

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland

More and more people are volunteering since the onset of the recession but the national volunteer development agency cites other reasons for the increase.

# volunteer-ireland - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.

# volunteer-ireland - Monday 14 May, 2012

Volunteers clock in 425,000 hours of unpaid work last year

Based on the average industrial wage, that works out at free work which would otherwise have cost €9.2 million.

# volunteer-ireland - Monday 19 September, 2011

Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help

Change is in our power – and a truly better Ireland will only come if we all get stuck in, writes Yvonne McKenna.