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# volunteers - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast
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# Saved

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast

Apr 6th 2014, 9:58 AM 15,878 Views 21 Comments

With help from a much larger vessel, volunteers managed to save the yacht as well, though it was almost below the surface when they took the two sailors from it.

# volunteers - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Niall Mellon: ‘I was left penniless with €1 and my young family’
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# NAMA

Niall Mellon: ‘I was left penniless with €1 and my young family’

Jan 11th 2014, 8:13 PM 71,927 Views 184 Comments

In a radio interview today, Niall Mellon spoke about being found guilty of breach of the peace and his public drunkenness conviction.

# volunteers - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others
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# Stormwatch

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others

Jan 4th 2014, 5:00 PM 15,836 Views 8 Comments

There are over 20 volunteers working at the Doolin station, which was damaged by the floods overnight.

# volunteers - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Childline responded to 1,450 calls, texts and messages on Christmas Day
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# Volunteers

Childline responded to 1,450 calls, texts and messages on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2013, 10:40 AM 11,906 Views 19 Comments

The figure represents a 20 per cent increase on last Christmas.

# volunteers - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Ireland is the most generous country in Europe, says World Giving Index
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# Volunteering

Ireland is the most generous country in Europe, says World Giving Index

Dec 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 12,629 Views 59 Comments

Ireland has scored a hat-trick after being ranked the most generous in Europe three years in row.

# volunteers - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Food Bank centre reacts to a new reality - a new poverty
# New Reality
# New Reality

Food Bank centre reacts to a new reality - a new poverty

Nov 30th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,452 Views 28 Comments

The food centre, which looks more like a café than a soup kitchen, is working to remove the stigma attached to coming through its doors.

# volunteers - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?
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# Sponsored By VSO

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?

Oct 10th 2013, 6:03 PM 10,192 Views 33 Comments

You could surprise yourself – and make a real difference.

# volunteers - Monday 7 October, 2013

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend
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# RIP

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend

Oct 7th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,957 Views 7 Comments

The family hopes to set up a foundation in her name to help fund services for missing people and their families.

# volunteers - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer
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# Read Me

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer

Jul 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 228 Views 4 Comments

Volunteering with Childline can be challenging and difficult at times, write a group of volunteers from Childline Cork, who say although it can be heart-wrenching it is worth it.

# volunteers - Friday 5 July, 2013

Column: 'I came face to face with the reality of childbirth in Ethiopia'
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# Read Me

Column: 'I came face to face with the reality of childbirth in Ethiopia'

Jul 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 172 Views 5 Comments

Every year, 25,000 women die in childbirth in Ethiopia, writes Donnacha Maguire, who says money alone will not stop women from dying, only people working together will do that.

# volunteers - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Here's how you can go to Electric Picnic for free
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From The Daily Edge
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Here's how you can go to Electric Picnic for free

Jun 6th 2013, 3:18 PM 3,667 Views 1 Comment

…and it doesn’t involve cycling.

# volunteers - Sunday 19 May, 2013

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues
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# Rescues

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues

May 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,010 Views 4 Comments

The station and pontoon will see six minutes shaved off the time taken to leave for rescues.

# volunteers - Monday 1 April, 2013

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn
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# EXTRACT

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn

Apr 1st 2013, 8:30 AM 1,077 Views 28 Comments

During the Easter Rising 1916, a small force of men and women fought against British soldiers from their posts in St Stephen’s Green and City Hall. In his new book, Paul O’Brien recounts their tragic and noble struggle to protect the newly proclaimed Irish Republic.

# volunteers - Monday 25 February, 2013

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days
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# Roads

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days

Feb 25th 2013, 1:33 PM 17,815 Views 44 Comments

Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.

# volunteers - 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 3,953 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.

# volunteers - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea
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# Remember

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

Dec 24th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,748 Views 5 Comments

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

# volunteers - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Woman and her dog rescued from freezing water at Wexford harbour
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# Rescue

Woman and her dog rescued from freezing water at Wexford harbour

Dec 18th 2012, 4:07 PM 12,417 Views 44 Comments

The woman went into the water to save her dog Holly but couldn’t climb back out because of the temperature.

# volunteers - Friday 14 December, 2012

Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme
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# Samaritans

Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme

Dec 14th 2012, 2:38 PM 3,646 Views 3 Comments

Over the past year, Samaritans recorded 1,100 formal contacts within the six prisons in its Listener Scheme, an 83 per cent increase on 2011.

# volunteers - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"
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# Credit Union

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"

Sep 29th 2012, 3:53 PM 8,400 Views 32 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions has expressed concern about proposed laws that would ban volunteers from joining boards.

# volunteers - Sunday 2 September, 2012

A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers
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# Mountain Rescue

A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers

Sep 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 4,412 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie reporter Sinéad O’Carroll joined Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team for an evening. Here’s what happened.

# volunteers - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

More than half of ISPCC staff take unpaid leave
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# ISPCC

More than half of ISPCC staff take unpaid leave

Aug 15th 2012, 12:18 PM 6,539 Views 18 Comments

The charity said it is €500,000 behind target despite salary cuts across the board this year.

# volunteers - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service
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# Not Alone

Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service

Jul 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,223 Views 3 Comments

Alone will celebrate the anniversary at Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring volunteers who have been with the charity in excess of three decades.

Cork Penny Dinners appeals for food donations
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# Donations

Cork Penny Dinners appeals for food donations

Jul 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,826 Views 4 Comments

The charity feeds 1000 hungry people in need a week – and is looking for donations of food to help it continue its work.

# volunteers - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,692 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.

# volunteers - Thursday 17 May, 2012

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

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

May 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 39 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.

# volunteers - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Volunteering "makes you happier"
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# 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.

# volunteers - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Samaritans take to the streets of Dublin's north inner city
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# It's Good To Talk

Samaritans take to the streets of Dublin's north inner city

Apr 29th 2012, 1:57 PM 3,303 Views 10 Comments

Volunteers will be available in public areas in the inner city to encourage people to talk about their problems.

# volunteers - Monday 19 March, 2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland
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# London2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland

Mar 19th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,353 Views 4 Comments

The torch will visit Dublin on day 19 of its 70-day relay journey, on Wednesday 6 June this year. 8,000 volunteers will help it travel 8,000 miles across the UK and Ireland.

# volunteers - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011
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# At Sea

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011

Feb 7th 2012, 8:43 AM 794 Views 11 Comments

Lifeboats were launched almost 1,000 times during the year and volunteers spent nearly 10,000 hours at sea.

# volunteers - Saturday 21 January, 2012

No relief for families after sixth day of search for missing fishermen
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# Tit Bonhomme

No relief for families after sixth day of search for missing fishermen

Jan 21st 2012, 6:28 PM 2,368 Views 0 Comments

Search operations have now been called off for the night, with no results despite an influx of local volunteers joining the effort in Glandore Bay.

# volunteers - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis  - FG Senator
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# Volunteers

Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis - FG Senator

Dec 14th 2011, 5:09 PM 1,949 Views 21 Comments

Senator Catherine Noone said that Senators could work on a volunteer basis to preserve the Seanad as a “key feature of our democratic system”.

# volunteers - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Designers create charity websites in 24-hour marathon in Dublin
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# 24theweb

Designers create charity websites in 24-hour marathon in Dublin

Oct 30th 2011, 2:19 PM 2,035 Views 12 Comments

Twenty-one volunteers have worked through the night to produce three quality charity websites. See the results here…

# volunteers - Monday 19 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 19th 2011, 8:45 AM 70 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.

# volunteers - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Volunteers debacle puts World Cup opening ceremony plans in jeopardy
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From The42
# Shambles

Volunteers debacle puts World Cup opening ceremony plans in jeopardy

Jun 23rd 2011, 7:05 PM 585 Views 1 Comment

Only half of the 1500 people needed have volunteered for the event.

# volunteers - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

University will pay students to stay sober
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From The Daily Edge
# College

University will pay students to stay sober

May 11th 2011, 7:38 PM 1,023 Views 0 Comments

Cambridge University seeking volunteers to ‘baby-sit’ students who drink too much on nights out