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# Jack and Jill

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# Jack and Jill
Artwork potentially worth thousands - but costing just €50 - sells out in 15 minutes in online charity auction
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
Art potentially worth thousands to go on sale for €50 apiece to raise money for charity
In the Incognito auction, you don’t know which artist produced the work until after you pay for it.
# incognito
People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50
The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.
# incognito
You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50
The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.
# Jack and Jill
It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares
You might have spotted them in a public space recently.
# Currency
Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for
The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.
# Recruitment
Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?
Well, he’s not ruled it out.
# no conviction
Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir
The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.
# doctor no
Another anonymous letter blasting the Children's Hospital plan ... but Leo's not concerned
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”.
# Medical Cards
Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me
The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.
# WORRIED
Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards
The CEO of Jack & Jill has written to Minister Varadkar and the Taoiseach about the medical card issue.
# reinstated
Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain
Campaigners want temporary measures to be introduced that will improve the application process for new applicants.
# welcomed
Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"
The IMO says cards which have been withdrawn should be returned.
# Medical Cards
'They may not have a voice, but they certainly have an army of supporters' CEO of Jack and Jill
A ‘Show of Support’ Campaign will be held outside government buildings tomorrow.
# Jack and Jill
There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay
The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation’s CEO has said he doesn’t believe the government would have used the money wisely.
# Showman Shatter
Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?
Analysis: Whatever about his failings as a justice minister, Alan Shatter knows how to do suspense, as we found out yesterday.
# Fundraising
Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations
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
Video: Jack and Jill Children's Foundation makes urgent appeal
The foundation says it urgently needs €400,000 to run its service to the end of the year.
# home nursing care
Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?
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.
# The Razzies
So why did this movie win every single Razzie award?
Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill cleans up at the 2012 Razzies. Watch the video – would you have expected it?
# Inkgate
Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds
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.