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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.
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.
Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day
Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.
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.
"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.
Is Mark Zuckerberg trying to avoid tax by giving away billions to charity?
He’s out defending the move.
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.
'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.”
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.
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.
Cork woman leaves local hospice €173,000 in her will despite never living there
Catherine Courtney passed away last year.
Sean O'Brien is helping raise funds for Berkeley injury victim Aoife Beary
The event takes place on Saturday, with all proceeds going towards helping 21-year-old Aoife Beary.
This writer hates Entourage so much, the internet raised $15k to make her see it
Bob’s Burgers writer Wendy Molyneux Drake said she’d do the deed if people donated money to charity. And they did.
Two TDs reported to gardaí after failing to disclose political donations on time
It was all cleared up a few days later…
Thousands homeless as "monster" cyclone hits South Pacific islands
Radio and telephone communications with outer islands in Vanuatu have not yet been established, two days after the storm.
Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others 'is not a secret'
The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades
Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws
The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.
Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links
Arthur Cox is believed to have donated €20,000 each of the last two years.
Many of us had €12.50 to spare over Christmas
And two out of three of you gave more than you did in 2013.
"Disappointing year" for organ donations - just 63 in the whole of 2014
But there were a record number of heart transplants.
Thinking of binning that unwanted gift? Think again...
Received something you don’t want or need this Christmas? Barnardos could use it.
Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year
The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.
Customers of a Dublin shop have bought nearly 900 blankets for the homeless - in three days
One business bought 130 alone.
Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million
The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.
'Facebook can stop Ebola' — says Mark Zuckerberg
The Facebook CEO said he is optimistic that together the Facebook community can help stop the spread of the virus.
Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK
Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.
Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke 'baring his soul' to the Dáil in 1997
Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.
Ice bucket challenge passes $100 million in donations in the US alone
That’s a bucket load of cash.
'Drop in donations means we can't grant as many kids' wishes'
The Make-a-Wish Charity granted 210 wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses last year… but the charities scandals are having an impact on funds.
NHS clarifies "call for Irish blood donations"
And we thought we were special.
One family a day is becoming homeless in Dublin
Focus Ireland said that there has been a “stark increase” in the number of families becoming homeless in the last 18 months.
PAWS animal rescue to lose thousands of euro in donations due to bank closure
The rehoming centre is desperately looking for animal lovers to adopt a dog.
Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations
Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.
Want to know how generous companies in your area are?
An impact map lets you see how companies supported local charities last year.
Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant
The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.
Rehab and CRC scandals still driving down donations for 61% of charities
More than half of charities surveyed last month said their overall income has fallen in the last year though demand for their services is still rising.
How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations
A story in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday prompted an angry reaction on social media.
Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas
However, donations are up, with people giving larger amounts.
Stocks of Ireland's most common blood group are down
Almost half of the country is O+.
Less than half of political parties accounting units have made their donation returns
The Commission plans to name and shame the political party accounting units that fail to submit their return on time.