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#NoMakeupSelfie donations double overnight to over €475k
Over 120,000 Irish people have taken part and donated to cancer support.
Tracing The Blood Line: Here’s what to expect when you give blood
Have you ever considered giving blood and have you ever wondered how the whole thing works?
Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?
One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year
Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.
Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing
Each of the 8,200 charities under its remit will then contribute to its administration.
Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace
The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.
"Thank you", says St Vincent de Paul after generous Christmas donations
In December, the charity made an appeal for toys and money after stocks ran low.
Every day Rehab doesn't disclose salary causes 'dreadful damage' to charities
Deirdre Garvey of Wheel said charities need to “step up to the plate” and show the public that they are in line with best practice.
Irish Blood Transfusion Service partners with the GAA to raise awareness of blood donation
The ITBS hope the new partnership will lead to 15,000 donations annually.
Charity appeals for your unwanted Christmas gifts
Those socks and back scratchers could be more useful than you think.
St Vincent de Paul appeals for money and toys as donations fall
The Cork St Vincent de Paul warehouse in Cork has run out of toys, it emerged today.
The government is giving €1 million to charities this Christmas
The donations to three different charities were approved at Cabinet today.
CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries
Board members of the Central Remedial Clinic are being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee today.
Column: The charity sector needs a legal and regulatory body – immediately
Following revelations that top-up payments were being made to staff of the Central Remedial Clinic, there is an urgent need for a comprehensive investigation into how charities are run in this country, writes Anne-Maree Quinn.
Column: Chuggers, chuggers everywhere – is street fundraising crossing the line?
There are better ways to secure donations that the overly-direct approaches employed by some street fundraisers – so why aren’t charities using them?
Majella O'Donnell shaves her head live on TV for cancer charity
Daniel O’Donnell’s wife was diagnosed with cancer and has begun chemotherapy treatment.
Blood donations drop but amount of donors increases
The IBTS chairperson said it had not been an easy year for the service.
Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital
A total of €8 million has been donated to help build a new cardiac unit and to renovate the cancer ward at the hospital.
'Significant' fall in corporate donations while general public remains generous
A report shows that corporate donations were down 27 per cent in Christmas 2012.
Jack & Jill Foundation refunds €130,000 in donations after card scam
The charity says it received donations from private credit cards, made by criminals try to see if stolen cards were still working.
10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true
The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.
11 Irish political parties disclose donations of only €33,606 for 2012
Parties are only required to disclose donations worth over €5,078.95 – but only three parties disclosed any donations at all.
Bikers give up free time to help cut HSE’s €28m taxi bill
Blood Bike East includes around 70 motorcyclists who will transport blood and other medical products to hospitals in the Leinster region free of charge.
Popes, meteorites and marathon snogging: The week in numbers
Just how long is the world’s longest kiss? And how do we know for sure that Valentine’s relics are in Dublin?
239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012
TDs, Senators and MEPs are only legally required to disclose donations if a single donor gives more than €634.87.
Poll: Do you give money to people begging on the street?
An organisation in Dublin is encouraging people to place donations in new ‘giving boxes’ instead of directly to people begging.
New guidelines reduce maximum donations to political parties
The guidelines also address corporate donations to parties and include strict rules on transparency.
Unwanted Christmas Gifts sought at Dublin's Pro Cathedral
Unwanted gifts will taken into storage by Crosscare, who will distribute them as gifts to people in their homeless and residential projects for Christmas 2013.
Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime
Donations made from the 2013 tax year will be subject to a new tax relief regime, with a “blended rate” of 31 per cent.
Falling donations results in €1.5m shortfall for Barnardos
A new director’s report shows income from donations fell to €6.8 million from €7.4 million the previous year.
Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?
Poll: Have you written a will?
Research shows just 34 percent of adults in Ireland have a will. So we ask: Have you made a will?
Calls for accountability and regulation in the charity sector
A Labour senate group will table a motion this week calling for the implementation of the 2009 Charities Act.
Cork Penny Dinners appeals for food donations
The charity feeds 1000 hungry people in need a week – and is looking for donations of food to help it continue its work.
Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither
There were two elections and two referendums last year – and yet, political parties received just €31k in donations. What’s going on, asks Aaron McKenna.
Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud
A mistrial was declared on the other five charges after the jury could not reach a verdict on them.
Defence Forces strongly refute 'organ transfer blunder' reports
“The media report of them “scaling a fence” is fanciful in the extreme,” it said in the statement.
Parties got €12.6m from State and €31k in donations in 2011
The Standards in Public Office Commission has released new data this evening on how much the State gave political parties and how much parties received in disclosed donations.