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# Charity

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Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities
The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.
Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.
This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations
Charity Concern Worldwide heaped praise on the Irish public after €1.5 million was donated to its east Africa appeal.
'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016
Men’s domestic abuse charity Amen has released it’s annual report.
The Dublin man who goes all out with his Christmas lights for charity has added a snow machine
And the queues are out the door.
Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?
It’s a time for giving, they say.
'An old man had been taken into Garda custody for knocking on a door. ALONE went to his rescue'
A new book chronicles the first 40 years of the charity ALONE. This is a flavour of the minutes of its meetings from 1984 to 1997.
Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000
“I wish that I could do more for this selfless man, who went out of his way just to help me that day.”
Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'
Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.
Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful'
Browne was speaking at the launch of Alone’s Christmas campaign for older people.
'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'
Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.
'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'
Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.
'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public
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
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
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
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
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?
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'
New guidelines have been put in place for charity fundraising.
Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules
Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.
'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?
Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
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'
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
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
Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.
St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire
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
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'
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
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
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
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
Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.
This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days
He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.
Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery
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
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
Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.
Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters
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'
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
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'
The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.