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From TheJournal.ie Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal Ataxia Ireland

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal

However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year Annual Report

'We shouldn't accept homelessness as normal': 13,304 helped by Simon Communities last year

Figures for the first six months of 2018 suggest record numbers of people using its services.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.

Members of the Travelling Community in Coolock have been buying trolleys of food to help the homeless this Christmas

We spoke to Keira from A Lending Hand about the ‘trolley fill challenge’.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?

Temple Street Children’s Hospital is introducing contactless payment versions of traditional bucket collection.

From TheJournal.ie Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital Courts

Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital

Greg Walsh is awaiting sentencing for his crimes.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in Deck The Halls

Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in

The station is back on the air from 28 November until St Stephen’s Day.

From The42 Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity Memory Man This post contains videos

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

From The42 Arise Sir Kenny! Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool' King Kenny This post contains videos

Arise Sir Kenny! Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'

The 67-year-old is one of English football’s greatest ever players and managers.

From TheJournal.ie 333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy Cold Weather Strategy

333 extra beds to be made available as Dublin Region Homeless Executive launches winter strategy

The measure was announced in partnership with a range of charities.

From TheJournal.ie 370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010 Novas

370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010

Novas supported 4,572 people in 2017, an increase of 29% from the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year Homelessness

'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2017 annual report today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do' Merchants Quay

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back' Simon Communities

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

From The42 Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released For A Great Cause

Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released

John O’Shea, Wes Brown, Ian Harte, Johan Mjallby and Stephen Kelly have been drafted in for tomorrow’s game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry Charity

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.

From TheJournal.ie 'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism ALONE

'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism

Alone, the charity that supports older people at home, is aiming to raise €10,000 during the event.

From TheJournal.ie Dealing with the loss of an infant: 'The fact is your world will stop. You become a different person' Firstlight

Dealing with the loss of an infant: 'The fact is your world will stop. You become a different person'

The FirstLight charity is holding a walk in memory of children who have passed away on 8 September.

From TheJournal.ie Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month Charity

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month

“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.

From TheJournal.ie Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people Charities Regulator

Irish charities have an annual income of €14.5 billion and employ 189,000 people

Some 300,000 volunteers donate 67.9 million hours per year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was starting to feel worried, really big time worried' - Struggling to find a home as an older person in 2018 Dublin Housing Crisis

'I was starting to feel worried, really big time worried' - Struggling to find a home as an older person in 2018 Dublin

With the help of Alone, 65-year-old Joe Kelly was given the keys to a new permanent home in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told Theft

Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told

Thefts of over €280,000 came to light when a staff member noticed discrepancies on the accounts.

From TheJournal.ie 'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses Palliative Care

'It allows the family to just be a family': Campaign to raise funds for cancer charity night nurses

Last year the Irish Cancer Society’s night nursing service provided 7,345 nights of care to 1,818 patients around the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross Restructuring

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross

The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh? Charity This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?

The former Republic of Ireland footballer died of pancreatic cancer earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes ALONE

'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes

Alone wants €84.5 million a year for 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... beach lovers looking for fun in the sun Culture Magazine

4 events for... beach lovers looking for fun in the sun

Don’t put the Factor 50 away yet.

From TheJournal.ie Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

From TheJournal.ie One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs Homelessness

One night out in Dublin city with five different soup runs

There are at least 16 different groups or organisations that give out food and supplies on the streets of Dublin city on a regular basis.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,500 women went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record Fundraiser

Over 2,500 women went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record

The money raised will go towards a children’s cancer charity.

From TheJournal.ie Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media' Clare Spca

Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media'

The charity has ceased operations until a new committee is formed.

From TheJournal.ie People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids Every Little Helps

People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids

Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish people are very generous, partly because of the effect the Famine had on us' Global Citizen Award

'Irish people are very generous, partly because of the effect the Famine had on us'

Éamonn Meehan, Trócaire’s Executive Director, on why thinking globally is more important than ever in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again) MASER

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

From TheJournal.ie Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year Charity Report

Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year

A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector.

From TheJournal.ie A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food Food Poverty

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food

One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.

From TheJournal.ie Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now' Mobility

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor New Lives This post contains videos

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

From TheJournal.ie This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names This post contains videos

This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names

The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50 Incognito

Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50

The unique fundraiser beat all expectations last year with people queuing up from 4am.

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