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# volunteer-ireland - Friday 6 December, 2013

Waterford twins honoured at Volunteer Awards for search and rescue service
# Volunteer Ireland
# Volunteer Ireland

Waterford twins honoured at Volunteer Awards for search and rescue service

Dec 6th 2013, 12:21 PM 7,835 Views 11 Comments

Darryl and Declan Barry have saved 69 lives since 2010 through Waterford Marine Search and Rescue.

# volunteer-ireland - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Already broken your New Year's resolutions? Try these instead...
# It's Never Too Late
# It's Never Too Late

Already broken your New Year's resolutions? Try these instead...

Jan 19th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,342 Views 5 Comments

This public service announcement is for everyone whose 2013 plans haven’t gotten off to the best of starts…

# volunteer-ireland - Friday 4 January, 2013

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland

Jan 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,953 Views 1 Comment

More and more people are volunteering since the onset of the recession but the national volunteer development agency cites other reasons for the increase.

# volunteer-ireland - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

May 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 40 Views 2 Comments

Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.

# volunteer-ireland - Monday 14 May, 2012

Volunteers clock in 425,000 hours of unpaid work last year
# Census 2006
# Census 2006

Volunteers clock in 425,000 hours of unpaid work last year

May 14th 2012, 11:36 AM 1,400 Views 4 Comments

Based on the average industrial wage, that works out at free work which would otherwise have cost €9.2 million.

# volunteer-ireland - Monday 19 September, 2011

Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help

Sep 19th 2011, 8:45 AM 71 Views 7 Comments

Change is in our power – and a truly better Ireland will only come if we all get stuck in, writes Yvonne McKenna.