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# Charity

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‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player
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
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.
Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties
It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.
Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial
Patricia Kelly is accused of two counts of fraudulent trading
Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown
There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.
Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.
Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes
The world number one took part in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins event with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff.
Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%
The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.
'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home
Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.
Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless
The event is due to take place this Saturday.
'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.
Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS
Top-flight professionals had come under fire over the last week.
Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance
ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.
Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity
The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.
Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.
Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.
Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children
The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.
Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home
It’s believed gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.
New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.
Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity
The original goal of €250,000 was well surpassed.
'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.
PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim
Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.
Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day
Volunteers with the charity answered 793 calls, online contacts and texts from children yesterday.
Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'
St Vincent De Paul has called for more support from the government to retrofit homes.
Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
At this time of year fundraisers take to the streets to raise much-needed funds for a variety of causes.
Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017
That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.
'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.
There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari
“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.
'They played a blinder': Praise for volunteers who help young children during long hospital stays
Children in Hospital Ireland is looking for people to host a coffee morning for the charity on Wednesday.
Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse'
The judge also approved an agreement to close the Trump Foundation and distribute the remaining funds to other charities.
'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'
Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.
100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.
'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race
An all-star cast featuring Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were in action at the Curragh last weekend.
RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas
The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.
Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units
The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.
'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'
Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.
Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote
Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.
'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'
Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.
'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'
Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins shares the brilliant story of his remarkable work in Africa.