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Ex-charity chief spent ‘excessive and inappropriate’ amount on dining and travel
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Ex-charity chief spent ‘excessive and inappropriate’ amount on dining and travel

Jun 29th 2021, 7:11 AM 39,409 Views 43 Comments

ChildFund Ireland, which received millions of euro from the State, was at the centre of a Charities Regulator probe.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
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Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

Jun 19th 2021, 6:30 PM 27,094 Views 37 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend
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100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend

May 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 24,002 Views 13 Comments

People earlier this month were urged not to buy ducklings being sold for as low as €5 each.

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
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Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

May 14th 2021, 9:52 PM 51,609 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage
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Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage

May 4th 2021, 7:17 AM 58,491 Views 32 Comments

The couple have been married for 27 years.

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
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Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 41,073 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

Two in five Irish people have donated more than €100 to charities in the past year
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Two in five Irish people have donated more than €100 to charities in the past year

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 10,672 Views 25 Comments

Of those donating, 52% are donating to charity at least every two months.

Charity Bóthar claims ex-CEO misappropriated hundreds of thousands of euro worth of donations
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Charity Bóthar claims ex-CEO misappropriated hundreds of thousands of euro worth of donations

Apr 9th 2021, 7:23 AM 53,022 Views 0 Comments

The charity has secured a temporary High Court injunction freezing the assets of David Moloney.

Rolex watch stored in safe at Department of Taoiseach despite requests to sell it for charity
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Rolex watch stored in safe at Department of Taoiseach despite requests to sell it for charity

Mar 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 82,182 Views 31 Comments

The watch was gifted to Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl when he was visiting the United Arab Emirates in late 2018.

Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet
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Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet

Mar 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 34,029 Views 26 Comments

In one instance, CCTV footage showed a dog being abandoned at a Dogs Trust rehoming centre.

Donkey rescued after being found with 'deep' wound and tied up in south Dublin field
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# Mac The Donkey

Donkey rescued after being found with 'deep' wound and tied up in south Dublin field

Feb 9th 2021, 2:25 PM 25,215 Views 22 Comments

The donkey has been taken into the care of the My Lovely Horse Rescue charity.

Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity
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Man arrested and charged after €6K allegedly stolen from breastfeeding charity

Feb 4th 2021, 9:00 PM 19,127 Views 0 Comments

The man is due in court in June.

Wolves boss donates £250,000 to charity
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Wolves boss donates £250,000 to charity

Jan 28th 2021, 11:12 PM 10,087 Views 7 Comments

Nuno Espirito Santo has dug into his own pocket as part of the Feed Our Pack project.

‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player
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‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player

Nov 25th 2020, 4:57 PM 6,778 Views 4 Comments

38-year-old Philip Caldwell was involved in a freak accident while playing tag rugby over the summer.

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
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Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,322 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
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Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year

Nov 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,285 Views 32 Comments

70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties
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Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties

Jul 31st 2020, 6:57 AM 12,949 Views 10 Comments

It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.

Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial
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Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial

Jul 17th 2020, 8:03 PM 26,958 Views 0 Comments

Patricia Kelly is accused of two counts of fraudulent trading

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown
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Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

May 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 24,743 Views 24 Comments

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
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Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

May 26th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,790 Views 27 Comments

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes
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Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes

May 18th 2020, 11:17 AM 10,063 Views 1 Comment

The world number one took part in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins event with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff.

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%
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# Darkness Into Light

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 PM 80,968 Views 81 Comments

The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home
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# Raising Money

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 21,332 Views 22 Comments

Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless
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Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

Apr 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 13,191 Views 11 Comments

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19
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# Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

Apr 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 31,115 Views 10 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS
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Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS

Apr 8th 2020, 9:56 PM 6,478 Views 30 Comments

Top-flight professionals had come under fire over the last week.

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance
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Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance

Apr 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 7,282 Views 7 Comments

ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity
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# Helping Hand

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity

Apr 1st 2020, 12:53 PM 4,417 Views 3 Comments

The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
# Daffodil Day
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# Daffodil Day

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while

Mar 27th 2020, 10:42 AM 13,274 Views 7 Comments

Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
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Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,848 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children
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Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children

Mar 24th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,971 Views 1 Comment

The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home
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Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home

Feb 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 95,816 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
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New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,257 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity
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Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity

Jan 14th 2020, 4:51 PM 14,109 Views 13 Comments

The original goal of €250,000 was well surpassed.

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
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'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

Jan 3rd 2020, 3:30 PM 15,222 Views 28 Comments

Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim
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PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim

Jan 1st 2020, 4:04 PM 43,561 Views 18 Comments

Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.

Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day
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Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2019, 10:41 AM 28,568 Views 28 Comments

Volunteers with the charity answered 793 calls, online contacts and texts from children yesterday.

Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'
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Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 21,900 Views 35 Comments

St Vincent De Paul has called for more support from the government to retrofit homes.

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?
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Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Dec 9th 2019, 9:27 AM 24,446 Views 67 Comments

At this time of year fundraisers take to the streets to raise much-needed funds for a variety of causes.

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017
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Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,953 Views 6 Comments

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

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