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# Charity

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Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.
Dundalk players and staff pledge to donate a day's wages to Temple Street
The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions announced the charitable initiative today.
Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.
'A truly remarkable person': Tributes paid to Trócaire worker of 37 years Sally O'Neill
Through the years, O’Neill worked primarily on Trócaire projects in Latin America.
'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.
Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'
The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.
'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services
The trust receives funding from the gambling industry and will be run by a board which includes two former junior ministers.
'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?
The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.
Opinion: We need to be able to track where our charity donation goes. Here's how
Blockchain technology is a gamechanger for transparency in the charity sector – meaning fraud, corruption and misspending are eliminated, writes Danny Curran.
Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in
The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.
Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.
Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections
The men were arrested yesterday.
Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s
The charity now feeds about 2,000 people per week.
Here are some easy ways to help charity if you want to start 2019 on a good foot
You can still be charitable once December is over.
'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp
O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.
This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use
People with unwanted gifts are being asked to donate them so they can be distributed to homeless people.
The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.
‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland
As charities see demand increase this Christmas, the team behind FoodCloud is making things a little easier.
'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO
O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.
VIDEO: The charity providing free accommodation to parents of sick children
Ade Stack saw parents who were not from Dublin sleeping in waiting rooms and in their cars while her son was in hospital – she wanted to do something to help.
'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas
ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.
Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal
However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.
'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year
Figures for the first six months of 2018 suggest record numbers of people using its services.
Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.
Members of the Travelling Community in Coolock have been buying trolleys of food to help the homeless this Christmas
We spoke to Keira from A Lending Hand about the ‘trolley fill challenge’.
Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?
Temple Street Children’s Hospital is introducing contactless payment versions of traditional bucket collection.
Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital
Greg Walsh is awaiting sentencing for his crimes.
Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in
The station is back on the air from 28 November until St Stephen’s Day.
Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity
The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.
Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'
The 67-year-old is one of English football’s greatest ever players and managers.
333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy
The measure was announced in partnership with a range of charities.
370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010
Novas supported 4,572 people in 2017, an increase of 29% from the previous year.
'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year
Depaul Ireland launched its 2017 annual report today.
'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do' spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.
'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'
Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.
Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released
John O’Shea, Wes Brown, Ian Harte, Johan Mjallby and Stephen Kelly have been drafted in for tomorrow’s game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry
The service will cost €2 million to run annually.
'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism
Alone, the charity that supports older people at home, is aiming to raise €10,000 during the event.
Dealing with the loss of an infant: 'The fact is your world will stop. You become a different person'
The FirstLight charity is holding a walk in memory of children who have passed away on 8 September.
Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month
“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.