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# gofundme - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Fundraiser raises €158,000 for four children in Kildare orphaned after dad died from Covid-19

The family have been living in the Naas area for a number of years.

# gofundme - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds

It would cost half a million pounds to make Big Ben ring on 31 January.

# gofundme - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment

The funding will go towards an echocardiography machine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

# gofundme - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner

The page did not raise any money before it was taken down.

# gofundme - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Online fundraiser set up for 12-year-old boy severely injured in Clare crash that killed two

Jason Hogan continues to receive treatment for severe burns at St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

# gofundme - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident

Ralph Skora lived in north Dublin with his wife and two children.

# gofundme - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# gofundme - Monday 1 April, 2019

Fundraising appeal for toddler in coma after Cork hit-and-run

The three-year-old boy sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a car outside his home last week.

# gofundme - Friday 11 January, 2019

From The42 Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox Worthy Cause

Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox

Former footballing greats are set to line out in Dublin on 12 April.

# gofundme - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Dublin woman 'stranded' in Spain after suffering stroke and being discharged from hospital

Annette Tyrrell (62) suffered a stroke while on holiday in Alicante 10 days ago.

# gofundme - Friday 10 August, 2018

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires

Zita Harrington Biehle’s home in Redding was destroyed by the Carr Fire in July.

# gofundme - Monday 28 May, 2018

Tara Flynn 'can't accept' €7k raised in online campaign

A GoFundMe campaign was set up for Flynn to take a holiday.

# gofundme - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours

The fundraiser was set up to help pay for Jastine’s repatriation by a group of volunteers who help run embassy outreach missions in Ireland.

# gofundme - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From The42 Liverpool to hang Dunboyne GAA jersey in dressing room as gesture to Irish attack victim Nice Touch

Liverpool to hang Dunboyne GAA jersey in dressing room as gesture to Irish attack victim

The Reds will show support to Sean Cox, while over €37k has been raised for his medical costs.

# gofundme - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

# gofundme - Friday 5 January, 2018

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney

Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.

# gofundme - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness

Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.

# gofundme - Friday 15 December, 2017

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE

26-year-old Aisling Brady suffered the medical crisis last month and remains in hospital.

# gofundme - Monday 24 July, 2017

Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target

A fundraiser has been set up to help Irish journalist Orla Tinsley raise money for a lung transplant aftercare.

# gofundme - Friday 21 July, 2017

Dublin couple with three children both diagnosed with terminal cancer

The couple has three children under the age of 10.

# gofundme - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge A group of people in Kilkenny have brilliantly come together after a local Mexican restaurant was robbed The Chilli Penguin

# gofundme - Sunday 4 June, 2017

GoFundMe appeals are more popular than ever. How are established charities competing?

Charities big and small have gone online, and personal stories point the way towards attracting donors in their droves.

# gofundme - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

# gofundme - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

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.

# gofundme - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

# gofundme - Monday 1 August, 2016

Friends kickstart fundraising drive after Irish woman seriously injured in China

Lydia Daly-Shorten was involved in an accident in Guangdong on Saturday.

# gofundme - Friday 11 March, 2016

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days

The page was set up just four days ago.

# gofundme - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic

Shane form Kerry and Madeline from Massachusetts met in Dingle last Summer.

# gofundme - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Baby born prematurely in Ireland is going home thanks to an anonymous donor

Her parents Gavin and Jenny had launched an online Gofundme campaign to pay for a medical flight to transport Zoe back to her home in Tennessee.

# gofundme - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Family launches crowdfunding campaign to bring baby, born in Ireland after diverted flight, home

Baby Zoe Ireland Drake was born in Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital after her mother went into labour on board an American Airlines flight bound for the US.

# gofundme - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home

Jamie Peppard died in hospital in Perth on Monday.

# gofundme - Monday 12 October, 2015

Two-year-old in induced coma after choking on grape in Pizza Hut

The incident happened in Hartlepool, a town in North East England, on Friday night.

# gofundme - Friday 29 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This writer hates Entourage so much, the internet raised $15k to make her see it Ari Gold

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.

# gofundme - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare Pay For My Taxi

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare

She claimed the fare had left her unable to pay her rent.