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Businesswoman stunned by support after sharing #mycancerstory
Aileen O’Toole generated a huge reaction on social media when she shared her story of her cancer battle on Twitter last Friday.
#Mycancerstory: The most powerful story on Twitter today
Aileen O’Toole co-founded the Sunday Business Post and is MD of Amas internet consultancy. Today, she shared the biggest challenge of her life so far.
Poll: Do charity ‘chuggers’ bother you?
As the UK levels strict regulations on charity street fundraisers, we ask: How do you feel about so-called ‘chuggers’?
Charity street fundraisers to face stiff new laws in UK
The British Public Fundraising Regulatory Association updates list of rules which target ‘chuggers’ – but no such moves are yet afoot in Ireland.
Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.
Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge
David Exley, whose brother and son took their own lives, is travelling between 201 Samaritans branches in the UK and Ireland to highlight the charity’s services.
6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll
There has been an up to 50 per cent increase in the price of staple crops since June alone – these are just some places which are being hit the hardest.
Benhaffaf boys' mum the new patron of Twinfest
Fundraising event is also a place for multiple-birth siblings to meet and bond with similar families.
Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June
Mitt Romney raised $106 million in June while Barack Obama raised $71 million.
Charitable cyclist gears up for Europe's 'toughest endurance road race'
While Tour de France participants put their feet up after a tough day’s slog, Duncan McKenzie will power on into the wee hours of the night and beyond.
35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland
The 21-year-old has completed his 917-mile roundtrip to raise funds for stroke awareness.
Four students suspended over school bus monitor abuse
The students from Greece, New York also have to attend community service and an anti-bullying programme.
Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor
The changing patterns of climate and other factors have caused chaos in the developing world, writes Concern’s CEO Tom Arnold. This week’s Earth Summit is a chance to prioritise solutions.
The Tutu Project: Man wears frills for breast cancer
The story of one man, his pink tutu, and his plan to raise funds for breast cancer.
Let's hear it for the girls: Dublin mini marathon in pics
The women’s mini-marathon has taken over Dublin streets once a year since 1983 – and here’s the photographic proof…
One-year-old Sergio O’Connor on way to Boston for life-saving surgery
The Dublin family will board a plane to the US on Monday morning.
Lack of funding means domestic violence refuge lies unused
Four self-contained apartments, meant to be used by families seeking refuge from domestic violence, cannot be utilised because of lack of funding.
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Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty
Gender equality is good for everyone, writes Bernadette Crawford, Equality Adviser for Concern Worldwide, on International Women’s Day.
Martin promises "swift and comprehensive" action on Mahon findings
Micheál Martin addresses the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening on plans for party reform.
See how much Fianna Fáil fundraised last year
Plus, some of the motions the party will vote on at this weekend’s Ard Fhéis.
7 inspirations for Think Pink's last week
Fundraising drive will have you in the pink…
Meet the 12-year-old boy who saved his granny from losing her house...
Janice Sparhawk, 72, had fallen behind on her mortgage. So her grandson Noah sprang into action.
Wikipedia raises €15m in annual fundraising drive
More than one million people worldwide contributed to the world’s leading online encyclopedia.
Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority
Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports from the island nation still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of the 2010 earthquake.
How to support Movember… without growing face fuzz
Music singles, branded cookie cutters and, er, condoms… just some of the wacky ways to pay tribute to the mo’ bros and mo’ sistas.
Gallagher ‘doesn’t remember’ visiting Morgan to deliver photograph
Sean Gallagher says he does not recall his meeting with Hugh Morgan – as the fuel magnate says Gallagher personally accepted the cheque.
In full: Hugh Morgan’s statement on his dealings with Seán Gallagher
The following is the full text of a statement issued by solicitors this evening on behalf of Hugh Morgan.
Fianna Fáil says Morgan cheque was lodged before fundraising event
Seán Gallagher says he does not recall receiving the cheque for Fianna Fáil as claimed by rival candidate Martin McGuinness.
National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.
Events around the country to mark World Suicide Prevention Day
An estimated 486 people took their own lives in Ireland last year. Events are being held around the world today to raise awareness.
How to... Stage a duck race
Fundraising fun race shows exactly how to get your ducks in a row. Last one is a rotten egg.
Fundraisers urged to get involved with Shave or Dye campaign
Today FM is calling for people to take part in the 2011 Shave or Dye campaign for cancer research.