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#Charity

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'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public

Nov 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,284 Views 29 Comments

The Charities Regulator is seeking the general public’s opinion on how Irish charities should be governed going forward.

Getting a water charges refund? These charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness
# The Refund Project
# The Refund Project

Getting a water charges refund? These charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:01 AM 23,069 Views 110 Comments

Three of Ireland’s leading homelessness charities have called on the public to donate their refunds.

Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity
# ALTRUISM
From The42
# ALTRUISM

Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity

Oct 20th 2017, 8:01 PM 32,666 Views 54 Comments

Charlie Daniels and Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join the Common Goal charitable project.

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity
# Don't Try This At Home
# Don't Try This At Home

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Oct 14th 2017, 11:30 AM 25,622 Views 13 Comments

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic
# Long Haul
From The42
# Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Sep 30th 2017, 8:40 AM 4,973 Views 1 Comment

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street?
# Charities
# Charities

Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street?

Sep 29th 2017, 8:14 AM 43,090 Views 130 Comments

New charity guidelines say that fundraising activities “will not be unreasonably persistent or intrusive”.

'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.

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.

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
# Ms Readathon
# Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Sep 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,347 Views 2 Comments

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
# Longford
# Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,750 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
# Bin Bags
# Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Sep 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,782 Views 5 Comments

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic

Sep 6th 2017, 3:51 PM 35,149 Views 50 Comments

The Path homelessness charity, which helps the homeless in Dublin, trawled through the campsite once the festival ended.

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Sep 5th 2017, 1:25 PM 7,093 Views 20 Comments

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire
# Charity
# Charity

St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire

Sep 5th 2017, 8:47 AM 10,954 Views 14 Comments

A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

Aug 24th 2017, 10:48 AM 50,763 Views 95 Comments

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'
# Aware Support Line
# Aware Support Line

'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'

Aug 7th 2017, 4:03 PM 12,262 Views 1 Comment

Charity Aware are looking for 40 new volunteers to meet with growing demand for the service.

Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight
# Hearing
# Hearing

Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight

Aug 3rd 2017, 4:51 PM 33,661 Views 0 Comments

The worker maintained that he had been subject to an unfair investigation and had been dismissed for taking an organisation’s vehicle home.

Architects raise €124,000 for the homeless through free consultations
# In One Week
# In One Week

Architects raise €124,000 for the homeless through free consultations

Jul 31st 2017, 6:20 AM 9,279 Views 10 Comments

Registered architects gave free consultations and asked people to donate €90 instead.

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.

Ireland gives €5.5 million in aid to crises in Chad and Central African Republic
# Humanitarian
# Humanitarian

Ireland gives €5.5 million in aid to crises in Chad and Central African Republic

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:22 PM 7,894 Views 36 Comments

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days
# Spina Bifida
# Spina Bifida

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days

Jul 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 18,612 Views 29 Comments

He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery
# Well Deserved
# Well Deserved

Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery

Jun 30th 2017, 7:36 AM 29,887 Views 32 Comments

The couple’s 26-year-old son was killed in a hit-and-run in New York in 2013.

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Jun 14th 2017, 5:54 PM 43,328 Views 22 Comments

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin
# Ladies' Day
From The42
# Ladies' Day

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin

Jun 5th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,696 Views 29 Comments

Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.

Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters
# Alcatraz To San Francisco
# Alcatraz To San Francisco

Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 21,648 Views 16 Comments

Stephen Tighe and Paul Quigley will be taking part in the swim to raise money for Gorta-Self Help Africa.

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,328 Views 3 Comments

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS
# Syrias Vibes
# Syrias Vibes

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

May 26th 2017, 7:58 PM 12,526 Views 20 Comments

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

'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.

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations
# No Longer Viable
# No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

May 18th 2017, 8:49 AM 16,213 Views 29 Comments

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day
# Abuse
# Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

May 17th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,341 Views 78 Comments

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light
# Before Sunrise
# Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

May 6th 2017, 3:00 AM 34,542 Views 45 Comments

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,999 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50

Apr 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 104,887 Views 16 Comments

The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you give unwanted clothes and goods to charity shops

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 29,780 Views 33 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues
# Cycle Against Suicide
From The42
# Cycle Against Suicide

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues

Apr 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 14,302 Views 33 Comments

Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review
# GLEN
# GLEN

LGBT charity orders full review of services in light of Charities Regulator review

Apr 21st 2017, 10:29 PM 8,118 Views 42 Comments

The charity is being reviewed by Charities Regulator.

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be
# Moral Responsibility
# Moral Responsibility

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be

Apr 13th 2017, 2:46 PM 12,862 Views 0 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee said there was a “moral responsibility” to pay these workers.

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud
# USAid
# USAid

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

Apr 13th 2017, 7:37 AM 6,555 Views 4 Comments

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis
# 65 Roses Day
# 65 Roses Day

'No parent wants to see their child go before them': Living day-to-day with cystic fibrosis

Apr 13th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,909 Views 5 Comments

Cystic fibrosis can be a life-changing condition for entire families.

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50

Apr 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 32,295 Views 12 Comments

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.