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#Jack and Jill

# jack-and-jill - Friday 24 April, 2020

Artwork potentially worth thousands - but costing just €50 - sells out in 15 minutes in online charity auction
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

Artwork potentially worth thousands - but costing just €50 - sells out in 15 minutes in online charity auction

Apr 24th 2020, 3:07 PM 25,251 Views 14 Comments

This is the fourth year of the Incognito art sale which acts as a fundraiser for the children’s charity Jack and Jill Foundation.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 23 March, 2020

Art potentially worth thousands to go on sale for €50 apiece to raise money for charity
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

Art potentially worth thousands to go on sale for €50 apiece to raise money for charity

Mar 23rd 2020, 3:27 PM 50,077 Views 5 Comments

In the Incognito auction, you don’t know which artist produced the work until after you pay for it.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50

Apr 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 104,836 Views 16 Comments

The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.

# jack-and-jill - Saturday 8 April, 2017

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50
# Incognito
# Incognito

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50

Apr 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 32,264 Views 12 Comments

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 20 March, 2016

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares

Mar 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,735 Views 1 Comment

You might have spotted them in a public space recently.

# jack-and-jill - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for
# Currency
# Currency

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for

Dec 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 14,913 Views 11 Comments

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 6 February, 2015

Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?

Feb 6th 2015, 9:50 AM 9,052 Views 24 Comments

Well, he’s not ruled it out.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir
# No Conviction
# No Conviction

Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir

Oct 14th 2014, 5:33 PM 7,426 Views 6 Comments

The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.

# jack-and-jill - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Another anonymous letter blasting the Children's Hospital plan ... but Leo's not concerned
# Doctor No
# Doctor No

Another anonymous letter blasting the Children's Hospital plan ... but Leo's not concerned

Sep 24th 2014, 12:12 PM 8,627 Views 18 Comments

Jack and Jill CEO Jonathan Irwin believes the letter, said to be from a hospital consultant, is evidence of “horrifying things that are under the carpet”.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:05 PM 28,410 Views 78 Comments

The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 21 July, 2014

Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards
# WORRIED
# WORRIED

Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards

Jul 21st 2014, 10:40 PM 17,591 Views 54 Comments

The CEO of Jack & Jill has written to Minister Varadkar and the Taoiseach about the medical card issue.

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain
# Reinstated
# Reinstated

Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain

Jun 17th 2014, 10:47 PM 4,394 Views 15 Comments

Campaigners want temporary measures to be introduced that will improve the application process for new applicants.

# jack-and-jill - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"
# Welcomed
# Welcomed

Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"

May 29th 2014, 10:58 PM 8,891 Views 35 Comments

The IMO says cards which have been withdrawn should be returned.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 26 May, 2014

'They may not have a voice, but they certainly have an army of supporters' CEO of Jack and Jill
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

'They may not have a voice, but they certainly have an army of supporters' CEO of Jack and Jill

May 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 11,138 Views 13 Comments

A ‘Show of Support’ Campaign will be held outside government buildings tomorrow.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 25 May, 2014

There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay

May 25th 2014, 1:55 PM 17,046 Views 50 Comments

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation’s CEO has said he doesn’t believe the government would have used the money wisely.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 23 May, 2014

Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?
# Showman Shatter
# Showman Shatter

Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?

May 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 16,069 Views 89 Comments

Analysis: Whatever about his failings as a justice minister, Alan Shatter knows how to do suspense, as we found out yesterday.

# jack-and-jill - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations

Nov 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,337 Views 37 Comments

Tens of thousands of text, online and postal donations have yielded around €300,000 in just over a month since the childcare charity’s urgent appeal.

# jack-and-jill - Friday 5 October, 2012

Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal

Oct 5th 2012, 5:15 PM 11,880 Views 49 Comments

The foundation says it urgently needs €400,000 to run its service to the end of the year.

# jack-and-jill - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?
# Home Nursing Care
# Home Nursing Care

Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?

Sep 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,796 Views 18 Comments

A group of Senators are asking the State to put aside money for a home nursing care programme for children – but it looks unlikely to pass.

# jack-and-jill - Monday 2 April, 2012

So why did this movie win every single Razzie award?
# The Razzies
From The Daily Edge
# The Razzies

So why did this movie win every single Razzie award?

Apr 2nd 2012, 5:08 PM 9,305 Views 31 Comments

Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill cleans up at the 2012 Razzies. Watch the video – would you have expected it?

# jack-and-jill - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds

Feb 28th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,252 Views 94 Comments

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.