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# volunteers - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Government considering how to honour the work of volunteers during pandemic
# Token
# Token

Government considering how to honour the work of volunteers during pandemic

Jan 14th 2021, 4:27 PM 22,254 Views 60 Comments

There have been calls for a gesture of appreciation to be given.

# volunteers - Monday 10 August, 2020

Northern Ireland residents invited to volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine research
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Northern Ireland residents invited to volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine research

Aug 10th 2020, 1:44 PM 15,428 Views 11 Comments

Volunteers can sign up to a registry to link researchers with potential trial participants.

# volunteers - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Want to help? Volunteer service and website for offers of assistance launched today
# Get Involved
# Get Involved

Want to help? Volunteer service and website for offers of assistance launched today

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 26,062 Views 4 Comments

A new webpage for businesses seeking to provide supplies or services in support of the national response to Covid-19 is open.

# volunteers - Sunday 21 April, 2019

'We think we're making a difference': The volunteers cleaning all along the banks of the Royal Canal
# Dublin
# Dublin

'We think we're making a difference': The volunteers cleaning all along the banks of the Royal Canal

Apr 21st 2019, 9:30 PM 16,717 Views 11 Comments

We went out with the Royal Canal Clean-Up Group earlier this month.

# volunteers - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline

Dec 26th 2018, 9:00 AM 7,847 Views 1 Comment

Childline saw it’s seventh millionth phone call earlier this year – we sat down with some volunteers to see what Childline means to them.

# volunteers - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,781 Views 31 Comments

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today

Dec 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,185 Views 15 Comments

Some 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

# volunteers - Friday 20 July, 2018

Organisers of children's event Playstival with the Happy Pear apologise over garda vetting furore
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Organisers of children's event Playstival with the Happy Pear apologise over garda vetting furore

Jul 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 57,746 Views 49 Comments

The event faced a backlash over Facebook comments about volunteers not requiring vetting on its event page.

# volunteers - Monday 25 June, 2018

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs

Jun 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 21,444 Views 28 Comments

There are at least 16 different groups or organisations that give out food and supplies on the streets of Dublin city on a regular basis.

# volunteers - Monday 25 December, 2017

Volunteers will feed 3,500 poor and homeless people a Christmas dinner today
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Volunteers will feed 3,500 poor and homeless people a Christmas dinner today

Dec 25th 2017, 8:30 AM 12,474 Views 8 Comments

The 350 volunteer spots filled up within a day this year.

# volunteers - Friday 10 February, 2017

Hundreds of whales die after becoming stranded on New Zealand beach
# Golden Bay
# Golden Bay

Hundreds of whales die after becoming stranded on New Zealand beach

Feb 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 19,486 Views 34 Comments

Hope is fading for the around 100 whales still alive on the beach.

# volunteers - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
# Opinion
# Opinion

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House

Jan 19th 2017, 9:24 AM 201 Views 60 Comments

Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.

# volunteers - Friday 13 January, 2017

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death
# Caitriona Lucas
# Caitriona Lucas

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death

Jan 13th 2017, 10:50 PM 16,371 Views 14 Comments

Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.

# volunteers - Sunday 1 January, 2017

How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland
# Smart Bins
# Smart Bins

How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland

Jan 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 61,756 Views 27 Comments

Well over half of its area is completely unpolluted by litter, well ahead of its nearest competitors.

# volunteers - Monday 19 December, 2016

35 homeless people slept in Apollo House last night (and there are plans to increase that to 60)
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

35 homeless people slept in Apollo House last night (and there are plans to increase that to 60)

Dec 19th 2016, 3:36 PM 24,061 Views 43 Comments

Activists say the building could have a maximum capacity of 60 residents.

# volunteers - Saturday 17 December, 2016

A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day
# Alone For Christmas
# Alone For Christmas

A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day

Dec 17th 2016, 10:15 PM 23,648 Views 33 Comments

Margaret Brown and her volunteers will cater to around 300 people this Christmas

# volunteers - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas

Sep 17th 2016, 1:35 PM 28,230 Views 8 Comments

He said people like her are “unsung heroes”.

# volunteers - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers
# Living History
# Living History

Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers

Aug 14th 2016, 11:15 AM 18,033 Views 18 Comments

The 83 men were photographed outside the Dublin landmark at a reunion

# volunteers - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'
# The Bereaved
# The Bereaved

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 911 Views 9 Comments

Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.

# volunteers - Monday 29 February, 2016

Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed
# Calais
# Calais

Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed

Feb 29th 2016, 2:27 PM 13,146 Views 77 Comments

Makeshift shacks were destroyed during the bulldozing.

# volunteers - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
# Welcome To The Jungle
# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,264 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# volunteers - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Body found during massive search for missing man in Clare
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Body found during massive search for missing man in Clare

Jan 9th 2016, 6:04 PM 28,029 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# volunteers - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:48 AM 9,183 Views 8 Comments

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

# volunteers - Sunday 1 November, 2015

'They put a knife to my throat and told me I shouldn't be speaking on TV about gay men'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'They put a knife to my throat and told me I shouldn't be speaking on TV about gay men'

Nov 1st 2015, 9:31 PM 140 Views 17 Comments

Mary Lawlor recounts the experiences of three frontline defenders and the most common dangers they face defending human rights.

# volunteers - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'
# Community
# Community

'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'

Sep 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 24,874 Views 4 Comments

Age Action is looking for volunteers to help with its Care and Repair programme.

# volunteers - Sunday 5 April, 2015

QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?
# Easter 1916
# Easter 1916

QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?

Apr 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 42,576 Views 47 Comments

Time to root out your history text books.

# volunteers - Monday 26 January, 2015

After six years (and help from Daniel Day Lewis), Wicklow hospice finally gets the go-ahead
# Magheramore
# Magheramore

After six years (and help from Daniel Day Lewis), Wicklow hospice finally gets the go-ahead

Jan 26th 2015, 5:12 PM 9,965 Views 5 Comments

It is hoped the hospice will be opened in 2017.

# volunteers - Friday 19 December, 2014

Six homeless people just got the keys to their new houses
# In Time For Christmas
# In Time For Christmas

Six homeless people just got the keys to their new houses

Dec 19th 2014, 6:55 PM 18,313 Views 14 Comments

It’s all thanks to ALONE.

# volunteers - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough - I'm lucky'
# Focus Ireland Sleep Out
# Focus Ireland Sleep Out

'On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough - I'm lucky'

Oct 19th 2014, 5:37 PM 11,683 Views 16 Comments

Business, community and political figures slept rough for one night in aid of Focus Ireland.

# volunteers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Demand on family resource centres increases by 50% despite funding cuts
# Family Supports
# Family Supports

Demand on family resource centres increases by 50% despite funding cuts

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:55 AM 3,038 Views 1 Comment

Since 2008, FRCs have had their funding frozen and faced cuts every year.

# volunteers - Sunday 21 September, 2014

'He was talking about never seeing his unborn child when we rescued him': Volunteering with the RNLI
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

'He was talking about never seeing his unborn child when we rescued him': Volunteering with the RNLI

Sep 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 16,446 Views 5 Comments

Brendan Copeland has been with the RNLI for 24 years, he spoke to TheJournal.ie about his experiences.

# volunteers - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'
# Support
# Support

Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'

Sep 7th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,963 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is currently recruiting for volunteers.

# volunteers - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Samaritans' volunteers will highlight their work at a location near you this summer
# Talk To Us
# Talk To Us

Samaritans' volunteers will highlight their work at a location near you this summer

Jul 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,083 Views 3 Comments

Calls increased by 20% in two months with the new free number 116 123.

# volunteers - Thursday 26 June, 2014

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams
# SOS
# SOS

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams

Jun 26th 2014, 1:05 PM 8,024 Views 14 Comments

Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.

# volunteers - Sunday 15 June, 2014

2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick
# Games
From The42
# Games

2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick

Jun 15th 2014, 5:34 PM 9,508 Views 12 Comments

Over 1,500 athletes took part in the games in Limerick.

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

Jun 15th 2014, 1:43 PM 6,459 Views 61 Comments

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# volunteers - Thursday 22 May, 2014

A woman who is nine months pregnant was sleeping rough in Dublin last night
# Homeless
# Homeless

A woman who is nine months pregnant was sleeping rough in Dublin last night

May 22nd 2014, 11:08 PM 62,438 Views 164 Comments

ICHH says the homelessness situation in the capital is getting worse.

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son
# Guardian Angels
# Guardian Angels

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son

May 22nd 2014, 4:41 PM 19,815 Views 19 Comments

Miroslava was at serious risk of dying from ‘Chernobyl Heart’.

# volunteers - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

US students volunteer to fix up Dublin women's refuge
# Charity
# Charity

US students volunteer to fix up Dublin women's refuge

Apr 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,171 Views 12 Comments

The students worked with staff from the US Embassy in Dublin to give Rathmines Women’s Refuge a makeover.

# volunteers - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast
# Saved
# Saved

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast

Apr 6th 2014, 9:58 AM 15,864 Views 21 Comments

With help from a much larger vessel, volunteers managed to save the yacht as well, though it was almost below the surface when they took the two sailors from it.

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