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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.

From The42 Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity ALTRUISM

Premier League duo join Juan Mata in agreeing to donate 1% of their salaries to charity

Charlie Daniels and Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join the Common Goal charitable project.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity Don't Try This At Home

Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity

Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.

From The42 Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic Long Haul

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street? Charities This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it bother you when you're approached by charity fundraisers on the street?

New charity guidelines say that fundraising activities “will not be unreasonably persistent or intrusive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone' Chuggers

'If you walk down the street and someone asks you something you're able to say no and be left alone'

New guidelines have been put in place for charity fundraising.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules Red Handed

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules

Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

From TheJournal.ie Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed' Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

From TheJournal.ie 'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic Homelessness

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic

The Path homelessness charity, which helps the homeless in Dublin, trawled through the campsite once the festival ended.

From TheJournal.ie 'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year Homelessness

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire Charity

St Vincent de Paul appeals for new premises after Coolock store destroyed by fire

A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents Housing Crisis

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing' Aware Support Line

'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'

Charity Aware are looking for 40 new volunteers to meet with growing demand for the service.

From TheJournal.ie Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight Hearing

Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight

The worker maintained that he had been subject to an unfair investigation and had been dismissed for taking an organisation’s vehicle home.

From TheJournal.ie Architects raise €124,000 for the homeless through free consultations In One Week

Architects raise €124,000 for the homeless through free consultations

Registered architects gave free consultations and asked people to donate €90 instead.

From TheJournal.ie Charity wrongly paid €84k to two former trustees, who were parents of the CEO Ataxia Ireland

Charity wrongly paid €84k to two former trustees, who were parents of the CEO

The Charities Regulator carried out the investigation into the charity Ataxia Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland gives €5.5 million in aid to crises in Chad and Central African Republic Humanitarian

Ireland gives €5.5 million in aid to crises in Chad and Central African Republic

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days Spina Bifida

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days

He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery Well Deserved

Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery

The couple’s 26-year-old son was killed in a hit-and-run in New York in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service Marlay Park

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

From The42 In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin Ladies' Day

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin

Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.

Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters

Stephen Tighe and Paul Quigley will be taking part in the swim to raise money for Gorta-Self Help Africa.

From TheJournal.ie 'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it' Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS Syrias Vibes

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities' GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

From TheJournal.ie LGBT charity Glen to cease operations No Longer Viable

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

From TheJournal.ie Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light Before Sunrise

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.