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#Charity

# charity - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Charlie Bird thanks thousands for ‘day of kindness’ while presenting €3.3 million to charities
# Climb With Charlie
# Climb With Charlie

Charlie Bird thanks thousands for ‘day of kindness’ while presenting €3.3 million to charities

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 1:30 PM 18,249 Views 8 Comments

The former RTÉ correspondent hinted he may pursue another challenge if his health permits it.

# charity - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine
# Charity
# Charity

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine

May 19th 2022, 10:26 PM 9,899 Views 10 Comments

More than one in five people donated money solely to causes supporting Ukraine.

# charity - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Poll: Have you donated money to support Ukraine?
# Donations
# Donations

Poll: Have you donated money to support Ukraine?

Mar 12th 2022, 9:38 AM 52,220 Views 60 Comments

Have you given?

# charity - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
# Kabul
# Kabul

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,539 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

# charity - Friday 24 December, 2021

Opinion: Three charity workers share how Covid changed fundraising without dampening spirits
# Three Charities
# Three Charities

Opinion: Three charity workers share how Covid changed fundraising without dampening spirits

Dec 24th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,155 Views 2 Comments

The pandemic has affected the sector, but these three people from different charities say they’re still feeling bright about the spirit of giving.

# charity - Monday 20 December, 2021

Over 1,200 dinners to be delivered to older people living alone on Christmas Day
# A Helping Hand
# A Helping Hand

Over 1,200 dinners to be delivered to older people living alone on Christmas Day

Dec 20th 2021, 5:38 PM 11,643 Views 5 Comments

The Order of the Knights of St Columbanus, Irish Rural Link and Alone are teaming up to provide the service.

# charity - Monday 1 November, 2021

Dublin homeless charity to be liquidated following sexual assault allegations
# ICHH Wind Down
# ICHH Wind Down

Dublin homeless charity to be liquidated following sexual assault allegations

Nov 1st 2021, 5:04 PM 35,444 Views 0 Comments

The charity’s assets are estimated to be in excess of €1 million.

# charity - Thursday 30 September, 2021

'I was vulnerable': Man who alleges he was assaulted by Anthony Flynn speaks out
# Ichh
# Ichh

'I was vulnerable': Man who alleges he was assaulted by Anthony Flynn speaks out

Sep 30th 2021, 11:00 PM 38,760 Views 0 Comments

An internal report for ICHH detailed four serious allegations made against the charity’s founder, Anthony Flynn.

# charity - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Dublin's homelessness authority wants ICHH to be wound up 'as soon as possible'
# Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn

Dublin's homelessness authority wants ICHH to be wound up 'as soon as possible'

Sep 28th 2021, 12:11 PM 35,923 Views 0 Comments
  • The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is "absolutely shocked" by reports of allegations relating to ICHH
  • The DRHE and the HSE have now arranged for a professional advice and support service
  • An internal report for ICHH detailed four serious allegations made against the charity's founder, Anthony Flynn

# charity - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

Sep 21st 2021, 10:20 PM 32,036 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

# charity - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Council calls for independent review into Dublin homeless charity to be concluded and published
# Ichh
# Ichh

Council calls for independent review into Dublin homeless charity to be concluded and published

Sep 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,892 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the Charities Regulator said it is engaging with ICHH on the issues that have emerged.

# charity - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate BirdWatch Ireland
# Investigation
# Investigation

Regulator appoints inspectors to investigate BirdWatch Ireland

Aug 26th 2021, 3:30 PM 35,482 Views 0 Comments

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

# charity - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'
# Inner City Helping Homeless
# Inner City Helping Homeless

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'

Aug 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 72,124 Views 0 Comments

The Charities Regulator has been contact in relation to the matter.

# charity - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

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 39,928 Views 44 Comments

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

# charity - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

Jun 19th 2021, 6:30 PM 27,849 Views 37 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

# charity - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend
# Ducklings
# Ducklings

100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend

May 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 24,076 Views 13 Comments

People earlier this month were urged not to buy ducklings being sold for as low as €5 each.

# charity - Friday 14 May, 2021

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

May 14th 2021, 9:52 PM 51,979 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

# charity - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage

May 4th 2021, 7:17 AM 58,548 Views 33 Comments

The couple have been married for 27 years.

# charity - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
# Donations
# Donations

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 41,261 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

# charity - Thursday 22 April, 2021

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 10,857 Views 25 Comments

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

# charity - Friday 9 April, 2021

Charity Bóthar claims ex-CEO misappropriated hundreds of thousands of euro worth of donations
# High Court
# High Court

Charity Bóthar claims ex-CEO misappropriated hundreds of thousands of euro worth of donations

Apr 9th 2021, 7:23 AM 53,218 Views 0 Comments

The charity has secured a temporary High Court injunction freezing the assets of David Moloney.

# charity - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Rolex watch stored in safe at Department of Taoiseach despite requests to sell it for charity
# Ceann Comhairle
# Ceann Comhairle

Rolex watch stored in safe at Department of Taoiseach despite requests to sell it for charity

Mar 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 82,449 Views 31 Comments

The watch was gifted to Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl when he was visiting the United Arab Emirates in late 2018.

# charity - Monday 8 March, 2021

Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet
# Surrendered
# Surrendered

Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet

Mar 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 34,094 Views 26 Comments

In one instance, CCTV footage showed a dog being abandoned at a Dogs Trust rehoming centre.

# charity - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Donkey rescued after being found with 'deep' wound and tied up in south Dublin field
# Mac The Donkey
# Mac The Donkey

Donkey rescued after being found with 'deep' wound and tied up in south Dublin field

Feb 9th 2021, 2:25 PM 25,297 Views 22 Comments

The donkey has been taken into the care of the My Lovely Horse Rescue charity.

# charity - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity

Feb 4th 2021, 9:00 PM 19,226 Views 0 Comments

The man is due in court in June.

# charity - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Wolves boss donates £250,000 to charity
# Classy Gesture
From The42
# Classy Gesture

Wolves boss donates £250,000 to charity

Jan 28th 2021, 11:12 PM 10,126 Views 7 Comments

Nuno Espirito Santo has dug into his own pocket as part of the Feed Our Pack project.

# charity - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player
# Worthy Cause
From The42
# Worthy Cause

‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player

Nov 25th 2020, 4:57 PM 6,936 Views 4 Comments

38-year-old Philip Caldwell was involved in a freak accident while playing tag rugby over the summer.

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
# Falalalalalalalala
# Falalalalalalalala

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,424 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# charity - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
# Charity
# Charity

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year

Nov 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,420 Views 32 Comments

70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.

# charity - Friday 31 July, 2020

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties

Jul 31st 2020, 6:57 AM 12,973 Views 10 Comments

It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.

# charity - Friday 17 July, 2020

Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial
# Court
# Court

Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial

Jul 17th 2020, 8:03 PM 27,070 Views 0 Comments

Patricia Kelly is accused of two counts of fraudulent trading

# charity - Friday 29 May, 2020

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

May 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 24,775 Views 24 Comments

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

# charity - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
# Connell's Chain
# Connell's Chain

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

May 26th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,807 Views 27 Comments

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

# charity - Monday 18 May, 2020

Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes
# Fundraising
From The42
# Fundraising

Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes

May 18th 2020, 11:17 AM 10,097 Views 1 Comment

The world number one took part in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins event with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff.

# charity - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%
# Darkness Into Light
# Darkness Into Light

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 PM 81,431 Views 81 Comments

The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.

# charity - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home
# Raising Money
# Raising Money

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 21,415 Views 22 Comments

Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.

# charity - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless
# Big Rebel Sleep Out
# Big Rebel Sleep Out

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

Apr 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 13,206 Views 11 Comments

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
# Trapped With Tormentors
# Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 31,212 Views 10 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

# charity - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS

Apr 8th 2020, 9:56 PM 6,500 Views 30 Comments

Top-flight professionals had come under fire over the last week.

# charity - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance
# Older People
# Older People

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance

Apr 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 7,306 Views 7 Comments

ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.

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