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#charities regulator

# charities-regulator - Last month November 2022

Charities Regulator identifies several financial oversight failings at Birdwatch Ireland
# Birdwatch Ireland
# Birdwatch Ireland

Charities Regulator identifies several financial oversight failings at Birdwatch Ireland

Nov 9th 2022, 3:39 PM 12,638 Views 10 Comments

The regulator was informed of concerns at the charity in 2019.

# charities-regulator - Last year 2021

Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate BirdWatch Ireland
# Investigation
# Investigation

Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate BirdWatch Ireland

Aug 26th 2021, 3:30 PM 35,538 Views 0 Comments

The charities regulator said a statutory investigation was warranted after a number of concerns were raised.

Friend of former CEO of housing charity stayed overnight at unit, Charities Regulator finds
# Cabhru
# Cabhru

Friend of former CEO of housing charity stayed overnight at unit, Charities Regulator finds

Jul 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 45,850 Views 10 Comments

The report, published today, found that the friend stayed in the unit “on more than one occasion”.

Ex-charity chief spent ‘excessive and inappropriate’ amount on dining and travel
# ChildFund Ireland
# ChildFund Ireland

Ex-charity chief spent ‘excessive and inappropriate’ amount on dining and travel

Jun 29th 2021, 7:11 AM 39,972 Views 44 Comments

ChildFund Ireland, which received millions of euro from the State, was at the centre of a Charities Regulator probe.

Two in five Irish people have donated more than €100 to charities in the past year
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Two in five Irish people have donated more than €100 to charities in the past year

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 10,880 Views 25 Comments

Of those donating, 52% are donating to charity at least every two months.

Public urged to be wary of clothing collections by unregistered charities
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Public urged to be wary of clothing collections by unregistered charities

Mar 30th 2021, 4:02 PM 24,936 Views 9 Comments

The Charity Regulator received 431 reports from the public about unregistered charity groups operating house-to-house collections in 2020.

# charities-regulator - All time

Charities Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate Bóthar
# Statutory Investigation
# Statutory Investigation

Charities Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate Bóthar

Oct 9th 2020, 11:52 AM 27,095 Views 0 Comments

The Charities Regulator has been engaged with the charity since early this year.

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m

Jul 14th 2020, 11:32 AM 17,060 Views 38 Comments

The Charities Regulator described 2019 as its “busiest year to date”.

Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people

Jul 25th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,189 Views 27 Comments

Some 300,000 volunteers donate 67.9 million hours per year.

High Court strikes out challenge by charity boss over €84,000 payments to her parents
# Barbara Flynn
# Barbara Flynn

High Court strikes out challenge by charity boss over €84,000 payments to her parents

Jul 15th 2018, 1:47 PM 75,259 Views 29 Comments

Barbara Flynn had called a report by the Charities Regulator as “fundamentally flawed”.

Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations
# Donations
# Donations

Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations

May 25th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,158 Views 24 Comments

Solas-Galway Picture Palace went into voluntary liquidation in July 2017.

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)
# MASER
# MASER

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

Apr 23rd 2018, 2:38 PM 19,095 Views 120 Comments

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation
# Pembroke
# Pembroke

Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation

Feb 11th 2018, 11:22 AM 10,165 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard on Friday that up to €3.8 million could be owed to charities by Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services.

There's a new guide for how charities can promote political causes without breaking the rules
# Rules And Regulations
# Rules And Regulations

There's a new guide for how charities can promote political causes without breaking the rules

Feb 5th 2018, 5:28 PM 7,962 Views 29 Comments

It describes the limited circumstances when a political cause can be promoted by a charity.

House-to-house donations: Public urged to be wary of unregistered charities
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

House-to-house donations: Public urged to be wary of unregistered charities

Dec 27th 2017, 2:57 PM 16,446 Views 23 Comments

The Charities Regulator has received a number of reports of unregistered groups collecting donated items.

'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone'
# Chuggers
# Chuggers

'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone'

Sep 29th 2017, 6:05 AM 28,410 Views 42 Comments

New guidelines have been put in place for charity fundraising.

Charity boss launches legal battle into regulator's findings around €84,000 payments to her parents
# Ataxia Ireland
# Ataxia Ireland

Charity boss launches legal battle into regulator's findings around €84,000 payments to her parents

Sep 25th 2017, 3:37 PM 42,338 Views 39 Comments

Barbara Flynn called the report “fundamentally flawed” after it found that €84,009 was paid to two former trustees – her parents.

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules

Sep 24th 2017, 4:55 PM 78,877 Views 25 Comments

Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.

Charity wrongly paid €84k to two former trustees, who were parents of the CEO
# Ataxia Ireland
# Ataxia Ireland

Charity wrongly paid €84k to two former trustees, who were parents of the CEO

Jul 27th 2017, 4:01 PM 23,943 Views 46 Comments

The Charities Regulator carried out the investigation into the charity Ataxia Ireland.

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies
# Ethical Investment
# Ethical Investment

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,838 Views 18 Comments

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'
# GLEN
# GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

May 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 12,440 Views 48 Comments

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back
# GLEN
# GLEN

Co-founder of LGBT charity resigns, says he received support worth €11.5k but paid funds back

Apr 20th 2017, 8:03 PM 22,991 Views 40 Comments

Kieran Rose said he should have made the board aware of the arrangement at the time.

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity
# GLEN
# GLEN

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

Apr 17th 2017, 10:28 AM 18,670 Views 37 Comments

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

Apr 16th 2017, 7:38 PM 12,313 Views 17 Comments

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under review for irregularities regarding its finances.

Charities regulator had "no choice" but to prosecute soup kitchen owner
# Twist Charity
# Twist Charity

Charities regulator had "no choice" but to prosecute soup kitchen owner

Feb 2nd 2017, 4:07 PM 29,993 Views 25 Comments

Oliver Williams was prosecuted for misrepresenting Twist Charity as a charitable organisation.

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'
# ANIMAL RESCUE
# ANIMAL RESCUE

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'

Jan 17th 2017, 9:53 AM 53,107 Views 98 Comments

Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.

Government gives regulator extra powers to investigate charities in the wake of Console scandal
# Part Four
# Part Four

Government gives regulator extra powers to investigate charities in the wake of Console scandal

Jul 6th 2016, 9:00 AM 9,448 Views 0 Comments

The Tánaiste signed a commencement order for the powers yesterday.

The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter...
# Appointments
# Appointments

The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter...

Apr 19th 2014, 1:41 PM 5,285 Views 26 Comments

Minister Shatter had a set a deadline of this weekend, but instead will look to appoint the board “in the near future”.

CVs on the way to Shatter for charities regulator board positions
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

CVs on the way to Shatter for charities regulator board positions

Jan 24th 2014, 6:43 PM 7,440 Views 36 Comments

The Justice Minister has announced that he’s looking for board members for the Charities Regulatory Authority.