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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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland Lonely

'It's an epidemic': Taskforce established to tackle issue of loneliness in Ireland

“Loneliness is one of the greatest public health risks today.”

From TheJournal.ie 55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike Charity

55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike

Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house Hidden Homelessness

Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house

Hidden homelessness is a growing problem in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on KFC Crisis

KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on

The delivery crisis, which led to the closure of hundreds of KFC outlets, erupted last weekend after the fast food giant switched delivery operator.

From TheJournal.ie Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high' Newborns

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area Charity

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area

Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.

From TheJournal.ie A change collection that became an Irish institution is back Trocaire Box

A change collection that became an Irish institution is back

Kumba from Sierra Leone is this year’s cover star.

From TheJournal.ie Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility Rescued

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

From TheJournal.ie Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information? Opinion

Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?

‘How can charities ask us to trust them more, when they tell us less?’, writes Patricia Quinn.

From TheJournal.ie Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation Pembroke

Regulator says up to 40 Irish charities could be owed €70k by company in liquidation

The High Court heard on Friday that up to €3.8 million could be owed to charities by Pembroke Dynamic Internet Services.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations Charity Commission

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

From TheJournal.ie Charities are hunting for €3.8m missing after the collapse of a detained Irish man's firm Search

Charities are hunting for €3.8m missing after the collapse of a detained Irish man's firm

The company, Pembroke Dynamic, handled donated funds for outfits including the Red Cross.

From TheJournal.ie Is handing out free food and clothes to homeless people really the best way to help them? Homelessness

Is handing out free food and clothes to homeless people really the best way to help them?

A large number of groups feed and clothes homeless people in Ireland – but are they really helping?

From TheJournal.ie Art worth thousands of euro could be yours for just €50 Incognito

Art worth thousands of euro could be yours for just €50

People queued for hours last year.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM raised enough money to save the sight of 5,000 people Christmas Miracle

Christmas FM raised enough money to save the sight of 5,000 people

The figure means that Christmas FM has raised almost €1.5 million since 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year Homelessness

Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year

3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.

From TheJournal.ie Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people Good Cause

Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people

The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country Splash

Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country

Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.

From The42 Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations Season Of Goodwill This post contains videos

Heartwarming scenes as Rooney visits children's charities with huge donations

He donated £750,000 in total to the three Liverpool-based charities.

From TheJournal.ie Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities Santa's Workshop

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

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.

From TheJournal.ie This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations Somalia

This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations

Charity Concern Worldwide heaped praise on the Irish public after €1.5 million was donated to its east Africa appeal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016 Amen

'Men tolerate abuse': Over 5,000 reports of domestic abuse against men made in 2016

Men’s domestic abuse charity Amen has released it’s annual report.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas? Charity This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

It’s a time for giving, they say.

From TheJournal.ie 'An old man had been taken into Garda custody for knocking on a door. ALONE went to his rescue' Read Me

'An old man had been taken into Garda custody for knocking on a door. ALONE went to his rescue'

A new book chronicles the first 40 years of the charity ALONE. This is a flavour of the minutes of its meetings from 1984 to 1997.

From TheJournal.ie Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

Woman sets up fund for homeless man who bought her petrol - donations pass €300,000

“I wish that I could do more for this selfless man, who went out of his way just to help me that day.”

From TheJournal.ie Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely' ALONE

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'

Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful' Alone At Christmas

Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful'

Browne was speaking at the launch of Alone’s Christmas campaign for older people.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children' Food Parcels

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'

Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression' International Men's Day

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public Public Opinion

'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public

The Charities Regulator is seeking the general public’s opinion on how Irish charities should be governed going forward.

From TheJournal.ie Getting a water charges refund? These charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness The Refund Project

Getting a water charges refund? These charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness

Three of Ireland’s leading homelessness charities have called on the public to donate their refunds.