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# Charity

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Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people
Some 300,000 volunteers donate 67.9 million hours per year.
'I was starting to feel worried, really big time worried' - Struggling to find a home as an older person in 2018 Dublin
With the help of Alone, 65-year-old Joe Kelly was given the keys to a new permanent home in Dublin today.
Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told
Thefts of over €280,000 came to light when a staff member noticed discrepancies on the accounts.
'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses
Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.
'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross
The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.
Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?
The former Republic of Ireland footballer died of pancreatic cancer earlier this year.
'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes
Alone wants €84.5 million a year for 10 years.
4 events for... beach lovers looking for fun in the sun
Don’t put the Factor 50 away yet.
Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.
One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs
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.
Over 2,500 women went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record
The money raised will go towards a children’s cancer charity.
Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media'
The charity has ceased operations until a new committee is formed.
People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids
Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.
'Irish people are very generous, partly because of the effect the Famine had on us'
Éamonn Meehan, Trócaire’s Executive Director, on why thinking globally is more important than ever in 2018.
'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)
The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.
Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year
A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector.
A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food
One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.
Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'
There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.
Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor
Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.
This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names
The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.
Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50
The unique fundraiser beat all expectations last year with people queuing up from 4am.
'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland
“Loneliness is one of the greatest public health risks today.”
55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike
Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.
Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house
Hidden homelessness is a growing problem in Ireland.
KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on
The delivery crisis, which led to the closure of hundreds of KFC outlets, erupted last weekend after the fast food giant switched delivery operator.
Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'
Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.
Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area
Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.
A change collection that became an Irish institution is back
Kumba from Sierra Leone is this year’s cover star.
Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility
The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.
Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?
‘How can charities ask us to trust them more, when they tell us less?’, writes Patricia Quinn.
Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation
The High Court heard on Friday that up to €3.8 million could be owed to charities by Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services.
Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations
The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.
Charities are hunting for €3.8m missing after the collapse of a detained Irish man's firm
The company, Pembroke Dynamic, handled donated funds for outfits including the Red Cross.
Is handing out free food and clothes to homeless people really the best way to help them?
A large number of groups feed and clothes homeless people in Ireland – but are they really helping?
Art worth thousands of euro could be yours for just €50
People queued for hours last year.
Christmas FM raised enough money to save the sight of 5,000 people
The figure means that Christmas FM has raised almost €1.5 million since 2008.
Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year
3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.
Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people
The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin
Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country
Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.
Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations
He donated £750,000 in total to the three Liverpool-based charities.