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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.

From TheJournal.ie €3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues Foreign Aid

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues

Two members of Goal’s Turkey staff have already been sacked in the aftermath of the scandal.

From TheJournal.ie These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity Fair Play
From TheJournal.ie Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia Brisbane

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

From TheJournal.ie David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner' Console

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

From TheJournal.ie “This is not an organisation that we controlled" - HSE defends its record after Console controversy Suicide Charity

“This is not an organisation that we controlled" - HSE defends its record after Console controversy

Director general Tony O’Brien said that the HSE had contingency plans in place should the charity fold.

From TheJournal.ie Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week Delay

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week

Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.

From TheJournal.ie HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary Charity

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary

St John of God considers John Pepper to be paid by private sources, so not subject to pay rules.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console Charity

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

From TheJournal.ie Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups Charities

Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups

The parents said they feel betrayed that these payments were made while the school suffered cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy Lord Mayor

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

It’s feared the revelations about Console will have a negative impact on donations to charities.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to meet HSE over "harrowing" Console audit Console

Harris to meet HSE over "harrowing" Console audit

Harris has said the HSE Console audit is ”a harrowing read”.

From TheJournal.ie Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets Cars And Computers

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity?

Have the allegations made you think twice about donating – or where you donate to?

From TheJournal.ie Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald Investigation

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald

The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.

From TheJournal.ie 'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations Disgusted

'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations

Several people have reacted with anger and dismay at the suicide charity malpractices.

From TheJournal.ie Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago' Broken Trust

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald said the charity regulator is seeking assurances robust governance is in place.

From TheJournal.ie "I actually feel physically sick" - Console service users hit out at charity management Reaction

"I actually feel physically sick" - Console service users hit out at charity management

Fundraisers said that that they had been let down by Console.

From TheJournal.ie Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family Chernobyl Children

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family

150 children will arrive in Ireland today to spend the summer with Irish families.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console Broken Trust

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí catch youths in Kerry operating suicide charity collection scam Foiled

Gardaí catch youths in Kerry operating suicide charity collection scam

Their fake identity badges were taken from them and the money they collected will go to the charity they pretended they were working for.

From The42 Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity Legend

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity

The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has tumbled down the list of 'good' countries On The Slide

Ireland has tumbled down the list of 'good' countries

We’re not bad, just not as good anymore.

From The42 12 Gardai to honour Chris Byrne's memory with Holyhead to Dublin row tomorrow Fundraising

12 Gardai to honour Chris Byrne's memory with Holyhead to Dublin row tomorrow

They’ll be rowing for up to 15 hours tomorrow to raise €50,000 for Beaumont.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back Lawnmower Man

This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back

Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.

From TheJournal.ie 'I couldn’t just sit and wait for a cure': How this man is raising funds to research his rare condition Friedreich's Ataxia This post contains videos

'I couldn’t just sit and wait for a cure': How this man is raising funds to research his rare condition

Symptoms of Friedreich’s ataxia include loss of coordination, vision impairment and hearing loss.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks and bottles outside rally Riot

Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks and bottles outside rally

The protesters, several of whom waved Mexican flags, also chanted expletives about Trump.

From TheJournal.ie This man is about to set sail around Ireland ... in a dinghy One Wild Ride

This man is about to set sail around Ireland ... in a dinghy

He’s raising funds for ChildVision, the national education centre for blind children.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year Urgent Action

Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year

There were 175 cases of HIV reported in the first 16 weeks of 2016, compared to 106 in the same period last year.

From The42 Drogba suing The Daily Mail over claims donations to his charity are being spent elsewhere Legal Action

Drogba suing The Daily Mail over claims donations to his charity are being spent elsewhere

The Ivorian says “there is no fraud, no corruption” despite an article which made allegations of “serious regulatory concerns”.

From TheJournal.ie Man avoids jail after stealing €18k from his Lapland charity for terminally ill kids Courts

Man avoids jail after stealing €18k from his Lapland charity for terminally ill kids

The charity was set up to send children to Lapland.