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From TheJournal.ie 'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong' Social Entrepreneurs

'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'

FoodCloud, an organisation helping to combat this, has gone from strength to strength in the last five years.

From TheJournal.ie For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life Fleeing The Poverty Trap

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

From TheJournal.ie Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here? Solutions

Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here?

Empty homes officers have been appointed in the UK since the early 90s.

From TheJournal.ie 'Charities need to stop apologising for investing in infrastructure and that includes CEO salaries' Opinion

'Charities need to stop apologising for investing in infrastructure and that includes CEO salaries'

Charities need to invest in people and in plans if they want to make a difference, writes Lucy Masterson.

From TheJournal.ie Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console Console

Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console

The High Court has accepted that Joan McKenna had no involvement in the running of the now wound-up suicide charity.

From TheJournal.ie David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m' Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

From TheJournal.ie 'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland Helping Hand

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC Pac'ed Courtroom

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC

Today’s High Court judgement against the former Rehab Group CEO brought to an end a saga that lasted almost three years.

This Limerick café has come up with a great way to help the homeless during the bad weather

A rail packed with warm coats is now stationed outside Chez le Fab, 24 hours a day.

From TheJournal.ie Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

From TheJournal.ie Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else' ANIMAL RESCUE

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'

Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere Home Sweet Home

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland Success

Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland

The station is entirely funded through sponsorship and more than 100 volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies Job Losses

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

From The42 Someone paid more than $30k for this pair of worn Steph Curry runners Charity

Someone paid more than $30k for this pair of worn Steph Curry runners

Charity auction will aid victims of Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree? Timber

Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?

Get ready for this year’s competition, taking place on 8 January.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl Lauralynn

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Carroll makes sure 2,800 families will have Christmas dinner Tis The Season

Brendan O'Carroll makes sure 2,800 families will have Christmas dinner

The cast and crew of Mrs Brown’s Boys have made a “very substantial” donation to the Society of St Vincent de Paul.

From TheJournal.ie New campaign asks people to give up the price of a pint for homeless families Give A Fiver

New campaign asks people to give up the price of a pint for homeless families

The money will be used to help people living in emergency accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities Foreign Aid

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities

Money had been withheld while the charity’s operations in Turkey and Syria were investigated.

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

Poll: Will you give to charity this Christmas?

It’s a time for giving, they say.

How you can give someone in need a wonderful gift this Christmas

Here’s how your donations to the Dublin Simon Community can help people this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year Charity Effort

This Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

A Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year for the loveliest reason

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas ALONE This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

From TheJournal.ie Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one Rolling Stones Cover

Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one

It will raise funds for the Jo Cox Foundation, which was set up after the MP’s murder in June.

From TheJournal.ie "The hardest part is telling them there's no bed for the night" - A day in the life of the homeless of Cork Dawn To Dusk

"The hardest part is telling them there's no bed for the night" - A day in the life of the homeless of Cork

We follow two services in Cork city providing food, warmth and shelter to the homeless 365 days in the year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating' Ditch The Script

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'

There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight Tragedy

'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight

The 30-year-old woman was on a flight home from a holiday with her fiancé.

From TheJournal.ie 7 ways your workplace can help homeless people this Christmas Sponsored By An Post

7 ways your workplace can help homeless people this Christmas

It’s the season of giving. Why not get your workplace involved?

From TheJournal.ie "They want to be doctors, lawyers and engineers to rebuild Syria" - Liam Neeson meets refugee children Syria

"They want to be doctors, lawyers and engineers to rebuild Syria" - Liam Neeson meets refugee children

“It is incredibly inspiring to see how education so empowers them. I will never forget them.”

From TheJournal.ie HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group Compensation

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

From TheJournal.ie Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait Irish Guide Dogs

Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait

The last time the Irish Guide Dogs charity accepted applications was 2013.

From TheJournal.ie "People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under" Men's Shed

"People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under"

Men’s Sheds have grown hugely in popularity in Ireland as safe, inclusive community spaces for men to go to.

From TheJournal.ie Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation Charity

Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation

The cloud over the charity darkened last week as it closed its US office and laid off 10 staff.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting cancer with funny moustaches: "We were not the norm. Cancer is very serious and we were not serious" Hair Raising

Fighting cancer with funny moustaches: "We were not the norm. Cancer is very serious and we were not serious"

We talked to one of the founders of the charity, Justin Coghlan.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's charity has been ordered to stop raising money in New York Trump Foundation

Donald Trump's charity has been ordered to stop raising money in New York

The Donald J Trump foundation was told that it must “cease and desist from soliciting contributions” in New York.

From TheJournal.ie "When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me" Art Therapy

"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"

We spent an afternoon at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to drug users in Dublin.