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# Volunteer Ireland

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# Volunteer Ireland
Waterford twins honoured at Volunteer Awards for search and rescue service
Darryl and Declan Barry have saved 69 lives since 2010 through Waterford Marine Search and Rescue.
# it's never too late
Already broken your New Year's resolutions? Try these instead...
This public service announcement is for everyone whose 2013 plans haven’t gotten off to the best of starts…
# volunteering
Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland
More and more people are volunteering since the onset of the recession but the national volunteer development agency cites other reasons for the increase.
Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier
Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.
# census 2006
Volunteers clock in 425,000 hours of unpaid work last year
Based on the average industrial wage, that works out at free work which would otherwise have cost €9.2 million.
Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help
Change is in our power – and a truly better Ireland will only come if we all get stuck in, writes Yvonne McKenna.