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# volunteering - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad
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# Volunteering

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Aug 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,379 Views 128 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello told TheJournal.ie that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# volunteering - Sunday 28 July, 2013

“You’re the only one who’s fully there for them” – Volunteering with the Rape Crisis Centre
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# Helpline

“You’re the only one who’s fully there for them” – Volunteering with the Rape Crisis Centre

Jul 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,963 Views 25 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, volunteer co-ordinator Mairead Mallon says that they are looking at how to involve more men in the volunteering process.

# volunteering - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

May 19th 2013, 1:30 PM 304 Views 6 Comments

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

# volunteering - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,743 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# volunteering - Monday 25 February, 2013

Is volunteering good for your heart?
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# Volunteering

Is volunteering good for your heart?

Feb 25th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,539 Views 23 Comments

A new study says it’s not just good for the soul.

# volunteering - Friday 22 February, 2013

Column: What Ireland’s EU Presidency could mean for international volunteering
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What Ireland’s EU Presidency could mean for international volunteering

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 19 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union has the capacity to give us influence in hitting the Millennium Development Goals, writes Malcolm Quigley.

# volunteering - Friday 15 February, 2013

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills
# Careers
# Careers

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

Feb 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,041 Views 7 Comments

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

# volunteering - 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 7,335 Views 5 Comments

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

# volunteering - Friday 4 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,947 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.

# volunteering - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Poll: Do you volunteer your time?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you volunteer your time?

Dec 23rd 2012, 10:25 AM 6,150 Views 69 Comments

Let us know more in the comments section too after taking part in today’s poll.

Column: I don’t help people for a ‘feelgood factor’ – it’s just what’s right
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I don’t help people for a ‘feelgood factor’ – it’s just what’s right

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 84 Views 5 Comments

Perhaps it was my own tough background that made me want to help others out, but people should put themselves in a homeless person’s shoes, says Tony Kane, a volunteer with Dundalk Simon Community.

# volunteering - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled

Sep 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 377 Views 30 Comments

Graduate Paul Lang found himself unemployed after leaving college but said that volunteering was the first step to getting his life back on track.

# volunteering - Sunday 12 August, 2012

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas

Aug 12th 2012, 6:00 PM 20,338 Views 18 Comments

Leaving Certificate students have worked hard, now where are they going to play hard? Here are some less than ordinary sixth year holiday destinations.

# volunteering - Saturday 23 June, 2012

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club
# Good Deeds
# Good Deeds

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,687 Views 5 Comments

Sean Gallagher and John Lonergan will speak at a ceremony for the clubs, which have around 10,000 members around the country.

# volunteering - 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 32 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.

# volunteering - 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.

# volunteering - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Volunteering "makes you happier"
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Volunteering "makes you happier"

May 1st 2012, 11:47 AM 2,835 Views 2 Comments

National Volunteering Week takes place from 14 – 20 May, and it is hoped that more than 10,000 people will take part.

# volunteering - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Column: This is no country for old men and women - but it could be
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is no country for old men and women - but it could be

Oct 1st 2011, 6:00 PM 16 Views 11 Comments

On this, the UN International Day of Older Persons, Alone’s CEO Seán Moynihan writes that while some people can have a wonderfully active older age, we must care for those facing isolation, depression and disability.

# volunteering - Monday 19 September, 2011

Poll: Do you volunteer in your community?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you volunteer in your community?

Sep 19th 2011, 5:01 PM 831 Views 28 Comments

The CEO of Volunteer Ireland says we have the power to change Ireland by giving a bit of time to each other and to community causes. Do you have the time/inclination to volunteer?

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 68 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.

# volunteering - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey
Live Apr 13th 2011, 9:51 AM

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey