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These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps
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These guys have made a million-euro company from your office 'last man standing' comps

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 14,643 Views 3 Comments

The Irish company which runs the competitions in offices across the nation is barely a year old

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life
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This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life

Jan 6th 2015, 7:15 AM 27,772 Views 42 Comments

Denise Ryan said treatment in America is her “last chance”.

How Christmas baubles are being used to tackle homelessness this winter
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How Christmas baubles are being used to tackle homelessness this winter

Dec 29th 2014, 10:19 PM 18,018 Views 5 Comments

The ‘Bikes and Baubles’ initiative saw a pine tree in the Wicklow mountains decorated for Christmas.

Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive
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Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive

Dec 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,136 Views 131 Comments

David Quinn has written to supporters ahead of next year’s marriage equality debate.

Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors
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Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors

Dec 8th 2014, 5:43 PM 9,059 Views 15 Comments

A new report found that the sector employs over 100,000 people.

Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities
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Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities

Nov 29th 2014, 12:01 PM 8,632 Views 62 Comments

As many as 40 jobs could be affected.

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million
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Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million

Nov 11th 2014, 9:36 AM 3,790 Views 3 Comments

The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'
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The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'

Nov 5th 2014, 12:39 PM 13,364 Views 12 Comments

And how a four-man operation used fun – rather than fear tactics – to become a global fundraising juggernaut.

Scared of flying? What about piloting a plane blind?
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Scared of flying? What about piloting a plane blind?

Oct 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 8,894 Views 10 Comments

Jennifer Doherty flew a plane to raise awareness of the Donegal Centre for Independent Living.

Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK
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Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK

Sep 30th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,637 Views 39 Comments

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres
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Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres

Sep 29th 2014, 3:30 PM 7,858 Views 20 Comments

The centre will recreate real life clinical scenarios using simulation models.

Here's the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects
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# Great Cause

Here's the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects

Sep 23rd 2014, 6:56 PM 2,751 Views 3 Comments

Armagh great Steven McDonnell has come up with a brilliant fundraising idea.

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today
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The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today

Sep 15th 2014, 10:58 AM 7,231 Views 3 Comments

Kickstarter will now allow Irish creators to submit their project directly, which will go live for funding next month.

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze
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More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

Sep 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,076 Views 41 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge
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Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 9th 2014, 6:18 PM 13,250 Views 16 Comments

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

The Ice Bucket Challenge has 'touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile'
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The Ice Bucket Challenge has 'touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile'

Sep 1st 2014, 10:32 PM 15,415 Views 23 Comments

The Ice Bucket Challenge has surpassed the no make-up selfie craze.

'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'
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'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'

Aug 31st 2014, 4:30 PM 9,691 Views 35 Comments

Barnardos says that ‘without the generosity of volunteers we would not be able to reach the children who need our support’.

Seriously ill 4-year-old Gavin undergoes lifesaving cancer surgery in Texas
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Seriously ill 4-year-old Gavin undergoes lifesaving cancer surgery in Texas

Jul 10th 2014, 8:04 AM 15,753 Views 49 Comments

Doctors removed two tumours from Gavin Glynn in the pioneering surgery yesterday.

Abbey Theatre told to tour more, hire creatives and diversify productions to make money
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Abbey Theatre told to tour more, hire creatives and diversify productions to make money

Jun 30th 2014, 6:37 PM 8,183 Views 12 Comments

During 2009 and 2014, revenues fell by 17 per cent, while public funding fell by 26 per cent.

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
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Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

Jun 27th 2014, 3:49 PM 13,764 Views 24 Comments

Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.

'We need your help to save my boy', father of child who needs life saving cancer surgery in the US
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'We need your help to save my boy', father of child who needs life saving cancer surgery in the US

Jun 18th 2014, 10:06 AM 31,258 Views 73 Comments

Gavin Glynn has been fighting cancer since he was 17 months old, there are no more options for him in Ireland.

'We don’t just want to build a hospice in Wicklow - it has to be the most beautiful place'
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'We don’t just want to build a hospice in Wicklow - it has to be the most beautiful place'

Jun 16th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,935 Views 13 Comments

The Wicklow Hospice Foundation is celebrating after exceeding its fundraising target of €3 million.

'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be'
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'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be'

May 27th 2014, 10:54 PM 9,191 Views 36 Comments

Ahead of the charity’s AGM in Dublin today, the ISPCC said it is now at breaking point and could be forced to close Childline at night – when children need them most.

Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet
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Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet

May 27th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,512 Views 35 Comments

Some volunteers say they have been abused when fundraising by members of the public.

Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant
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Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant

May 20th 2014, 3:58 PM 9,391 Views 26 Comments

The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.

Home and abroad, 80,000 turn out to walk from 'Darkness into Light' [pics]
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Home and abroad, 80,000 turn out to walk from 'Darkness into Light' [pics]

May 10th 2014, 7:55 PM 42,323 Views 78 Comments

There was a larger than expected turnout for the annual event, to raise funds for suicide charity Pieta House. Events were also held in London and Sydney this year.

Beaumont Hospital gets an art walk exhibition
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Beaumont Hospital gets an art walk exhibition

May 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,149 Views 9 Comments

All the art works are available to buy.

This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children
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This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children

Apr 29th 2014, 7:16 PM 11,245 Views 15 Comments

The Oscar-nominated Brown Bag Films were moved to spend 14 months creating this gem to support To Russia With Love.

Little girl makes "bucket list" of things to see before she goes blind, Internet helps out
# Molly's Memories
# Molly's Memories

Little girl makes "bucket list" of things to see before she goes blind, Internet helps out

Apr 14th 2014, 4:09 PM 3,371 Views 1 Comment

Little Molly Bent from Manchester was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease last December.

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma
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# Swim For Pádraig

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma

Apr 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,587 Views 5 Comments

Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.

Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas
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Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas

Apr 7th 2014, 11:24 AM 5,435 Views 23 Comments

However, donations are up, with people giving larger amounts.

This year's "waterproof" Daffodil Day won't be affected by bad weather
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This year's "waterproof" Daffodil Day won't be affected by bad weather

Mar 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,782 Views 16 Comments

Organisers say they have reassessed how they fundraise after torrential weather on the day caused donations to drop by 50 per cent last year.

This Dublin man's hair really does look like a pineapple
# Shave Or Dye
# Shave Or Dye

This Dublin man's hair really does look like a pineapple

Mar 26th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,026 Views 0 Comments

Totally tropical.

NTMA grabs €500m from markets
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NTMA grabs €500m from markets

Mar 20th 2014, 12:09 PM 5,515 Views 17 Comments

Ireland looks likely to continue cash raising drive as low interest rates persist.

Here's what really happens when you ignore an Irish 'chugger'
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# Save A Child

Here's what really happens when you ignore an Irish 'chugger'

Feb 4th 2014, 11:14 AM 5,533 Views 5 Comments

Clipboard mafia.

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding
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Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:51 PM 6,866 Views 32 Comments

The INTO made the comments after it emerged that eight schools in Ireland received almost €50,000 extra funding from the State in 2012.

Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made
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Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 8,243 Views 5 Comments

At a time where funds are tighter, crowdfunding has provided an important way for projects to get funding, but is it the future?

Fear of closure continues at Irish Seed Savers as fundraising slower than expected
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Fear of closure continues at Irish Seed Savers as fundraising slower than expected

Jan 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,666 Views 20 Comments

The organisation requires €250,000 to secure its future.

WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community
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WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community

Dec 24th 2013, 6:50 PM 46,243 Views 80 Comments

Hansard asked those listening to “dig in and keep a few people off the street”.

New charity index reveals Ireland’s top 100 highest earning charities
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New charity index reveals Ireland’s top 100 highest earning charities

Dec 17th 2013, 5:16 PM 41,444 Views 37 Comments

St Vincent’s Health Care, which the PAC says has questions to answer over its finances, is the highest earning charity in Ireland.