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# donations - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Over €400k raised for children's hospice LauraLynn following Liveline appeal

It took less than 48 hours for the money to be donated.

# donations - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Over €300,000 raised for CF Ireland through 65 Roses fundraising efforts

The 65 Roses fundraising campaign would usually see community-hosted events take place across the country.

# donations - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Almost €550,000 donated to grassroots fundraiser Feed The Heroes in 2 weeks

Here’s a round up of some lovely things people are doing for one another – from a teddy bear hunt to Gardaí walking senior citizens’ dogs.

# donations - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# donations - Friday 20 September, 2019

Con O'Callaghan auctions All-Ireland final jersey to raise funds for clubmate with brain injury

Cuala’s Sean Drummond is undergoing intensive rehabilitation after being knocked down in an accident.

# donations - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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.

# donations - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

# donations - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Twelve PRACTICAL ways to help the homeless this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# donations - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

Phasing out the Christmas collection bucket? Irish charities start the switch to contactless payments

Temple Street Children’s Hospital has said it’s moving away from traditional bucket collecting methods.

# donations - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# donations - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

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.

# donations - Friday 25 May, 2018

Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations

Solas-Galway Picture Palace went into voluntary liquidation in July 2017.

# donations - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

The number of large donations made to politicians fell dramatically last year

Just €6,360 in large donations was given to TDs, senators and MEPs last year.

# donations - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Facebook's biggest Black Lives Matter page exposed as a fraud after it accepted thousands in donations

The fake page had almost 700,000 followers.

# donations - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Actress Emma Watson donates £1 million to kickstart new anti-sexual harassment campaign

The fund was announced in an open letter supporting the Time’s Up movement, signed by 200 women.

# donations - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

House-to-house donations: Public urged to be wary of unregistered charities

The Charities Regulator has received a number of reports of unregistered groups collecting donated items.

# donations - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

# donations - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Wikipedia got a huge bump in donations after Donald Trump's election win sat down with Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, who was in Dublin this week for Internet Day.

# donations - Thursday 7 September, 2017

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.

# donations - Monday 28 August, 2017

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year

Health Minister Simon Harris today launched a six-week public consultation on an opt-out organ donation scheme.

# donations - Monday 31 July, 2017

Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene

Justin Murray pleaded guilty to taking the money from the Ballymun church.

# donations - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness

About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.

# donations - Monday 26 June, 2017

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000

James Clements asked that a character in author Philip Pullman’s coming book be named after his ex-pupil, and Grenfell victim, Nur Huda el-Wahabi.

# donations - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

# donations - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Up to €8,000 stolen from Trocaire boxes in Clare church

The thieves broke into a safe before escaping with the cash.

# donations - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Charities regulator had "no choice" but to prosecute soup kitchen owner

Oliver Williams was prosecuted for misrepresenting Twist Charity as a charitable organisation.

# donations - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Community collects enough money to carry the cost of Reece Cullen's funeral

Reece Cullen was stabbed to death last Thursday.

# donations - Friday 9 December, 2016

How you can give someone in need a wonderful gift this Christmas

Here’s how your donations to the Dublin Simon Community can help people this Christmas.

# donations - Friday 2 December, 2016

7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice

LauraLynn is Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, providing much-needed care to short and precious lives.

# donations - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

It’s feared the revelations about Console will have a negative impact on donations to charities.

# donations - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015

Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.

# donations - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day

Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.

# donations - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Can you help? Flooding crisis leads to severe drop in blood supply at hospitals

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has said that their blood supply is the lowest it has been for years.

# donations - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

"Without people's generosity, they tell us they would be dead on the streets"

We followed as Dublin Bus donated thousands of euro worth of food and items to the Capuchin Friary.

# donations - Friday 4 December, 2015

Is Mark Zuckerberg trying to avoid tax by giving away billions to charity?

He’s out defending the move.

# donations - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Sinn Féin has made a lot of money from its American friends

The party’s American fundraising arm had expenses of €150,000 from May-October.

# donations - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# donations - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# donations - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today

The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.

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