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Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues
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Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues

Dec 13th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,502 Views 68 Comments

A steep decline in donations is being recorded, following the revelations about the CRC and other Section 38 agencies.

7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC
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7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC

Dec 11th 2013, 11:19 PM 18,556 Views 58 Comments

Contractual obligations, a failing business and a pension fund that doesn’t actually exist – it was an interesting day in Committee Room 3.

Cork mother has ten days to raise €35,000 for twins' surgery
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Cork mother has ten days to raise €35,000 for twins' surgery

Dec 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 40,040 Views 90 Comments

With just 10 days to raise money for life changing surgery for her daughters, Audrey Murnane is receiving help from some unexpected places – including an Irish international rugby star.

TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity
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TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity

Nov 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,881 Views 13 Comments

Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next week.

70 business leaders sleep rough to raise money for homelessness
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70 business leaders sleep rough to raise money for homelessness

Oct 19th 2013, 5:06 PM 16,278 Views 28 Comments

Each of the people braving the elements last night raised €5,000 for Focus Ireland.

Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets
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Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets

Oct 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,784 Views 13 Comments

Galway will see the colourful Macnas parade at Halloween as community pulls out all the stops.

Four brothers take on Dublin marathon 33 years after their world-record first run
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Four brothers take on Dublin marathon 33 years after their world-record first run

Oct 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 18,819 Views 17 Comments

Three decades ago in New York, the Quinns became the first four brothers in the world to run a marathon together.

Column: Chuggers, chuggers everywhere – is street fundraising crossing the line?
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Column: Chuggers, chuggers everywhere – is street fundraising crossing the line?

Oct 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 437 Views 126 Comments

There are better ways to secure donations that the overly-direct approaches employed by some street fundraisers – so why aren’t charities using them?

HSE: 'Wicklow Hospice will require additional capital funding'
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HSE: 'Wicklow Hospice will require additional capital funding'

Aug 22nd 2013, 11:42 AM 3,454 Views 8 Comments

The HSE said the hospice has only been included “for mention” in submissions for the 2014 Service Plan and that several sites are being considered.

Irish girl to jump out of plane in celebration of Amy Winehouse's 30th birthday
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Irish girl to jump out of plane in celebration of Amy Winehouse's 30th birthday

Aug 21st 2013, 7:35 PM 12,638 Views 60 Comments

Jenny Conlon from Sandymount is one of thirty people who will be doing a skydive with Amy’s mother, Janis Winehouse.

Over €4 million left to Trócaire in wills last year
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Over €4 million left to Trócaire in wills last year

Aug 19th 2013, 9:49 AM 4,560 Views 19 Comments

Overall the charity’s income was down 10 per cent as it said it continues to be impacted by the difficult economic climate.

Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation
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Column: Cancer is a subject still cloaked in darkness – we're trying to lighten the conversation

Jul 22nd 2013, 12:58 PM 35 Views 8 Comments

Talking about cancer is never fun, but we’re trying to make it easier. The Irish Cancer Society’s upcoming Colour Dash will try to bring some colour and vibrancy to the cancer cause, writes helpline nurse Naomi Fitzgibbon.

"We always knew he was popular... but no-one could have foreseen this support"
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"We always knew he was popular... but no-one could have foreseen this support"

Jun 19th 2013, 9:14 AM 19,823 Views 5 Comments

As the fund set up to repatriate NY hit-and-run victim Kevin Bell heads for £100,000, his friend says the extra money will now be set aside to help others.

Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO
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Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO

May 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 456 Views 9 Comments

People often think that working with ill children must be upsetting, but it is anything but, says Barretstown’s Dee Ahearn, who writes about how Barretstown helps children and families enjoy life again and why we all need to help ensure that work continues.

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
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Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 57 Views 44 Comments

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

Clane RFC members embark on 170km fundraising run to Thomond Park
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Clane RFC members embark on 170km fundraising run to Thomond Park

Apr 12th 2013, 3:40 PM 2,263 Views 6 Comments

30 club members set off from Kildare early this morning and hope to arrive in Limerick in time for Munster vs. Leinster.

Should charities act like private businesses to make more money?
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Should charities act like private businesses to make more money?

Mar 29th 2013, 9:15 AM 5,800 Views 25 Comments

Private businesses invest money to make money – so charities should take a leaf out of their book, a fundraising expert says.

Poll: Do you give money to charities collecting on the street?
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Poll: Do you give money to charities collecting on the street?

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:14 AM 12,952 Views 114 Comments

Street based charity collections bring in cash but they are not to everyone’s liking.

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire
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Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire

Mar 21st 2013, 7:40 AM 13,462 Views 13 Comments

Grainne Nelligan’s home and business were both destroyed in the fire two months ago.

Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses
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Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

Mar 8th 2013, 11:39 AM 6,231 Views 20 Comments

‘Child Nutrition Surcharge’ was set up in Maharashtra state 16 years ago where thousands of children die from malnutrition every year.

In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box
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In pics: 40 years of the Trócaire Lenten box

Mar 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,648 Views 23 Comments

Do you remember these designs?

35,000 children to wear PJs to school to raise money for hospice care
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35,000 children to wear PJs to school to raise money for hospice care

Mar 3rd 2013, 12:29 PM 6,999 Views 10 Comments

Since its establishment in 2003, National Pyjama Day has raised over €1.73 million for children’s charities in Ireland.

Poll: Do you have a Trócaire box in the house?
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Poll: Do you have a Trócaire box in the house?

Feb 23rd 2013, 8:40 AM 9,435 Views 105 Comments

It was once in almost every household in Ireland over Lent – on the charity’s 40th anniversary, we ask: Is the Trócaire box something you still use?

'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai
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'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai

Feb 13th 2013, 1:16 PM 23,744 Views 18 Comments

David Burns and Maghnus Collins set off on the Silk Route in March 2012 to raise funds for Self Help Africa.

Daffodil Day campaign aims to raise €3.4m
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Daffodil Day campaign aims to raise €3.4m

Feb 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,757 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is hoping to expand its Cancer Information Service which helps patients access the information they need to make decisions about treatment.

Tiny Dancer: HMV to honour Lily-Mae funds
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Tiny Dancer: HMV to honour Lily-Mae funds

Jan 22nd 2013, 11:52 AM 7,146 Views 12 Comments

The company will honour all invoices from sales of the single in its stores in Ireland.

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
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Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 29 Views 2 Comments

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

Bank of Ireland raises €250 million in sale of subordinated debt
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Bank of Ireland raises €250 million in sale of subordinated debt

Dec 13th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,190 Views 6 Comments

The beleaguered bank has ventured back into the fundraising markets.

Kerry farmer raises over €20,000 for cancer research grants
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Kerry farmer raises over €20,000 for cancer research grants

Nov 28th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,851 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Curran raised the money by driving his vintage tractor Betsy across America’s Route 66 in memory of his wife.

Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations
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Jack and Jill fundraising appeal yields 'extraordinary' number of donations

Nov 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,337 Views 37 Comments

Tens of thousands of text, online and postal donations have yielded around €300,000 in just over a month since the childcare charity’s urgent appeal.

Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide
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Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide

Oct 23rd 2012, 2:59 PM 9,277 Views 29 Comments

O’Connell is to join the Concern Worldwide London office, working with the fundraising, marketing and policy, communications and campaigns teams on ‘special projects’.

Ireland 'inspired' as hockey bosses confirm Argentina place
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Ireland 'inspired' as hockey bosses confirm Argentina place

Oct 9th 2012, 4:26 PM 713 Views 1 Comment

IHA confirm that the men’s national hockey team will compete at Champions Challenge I as fundraising efforts near the €60,000 mark.

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets
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Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Oct 9th 2012, 12:45 PM 9,067 Views 34 Comments

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

Businesswoman stunned by support after sharing #mycancerstory
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Businesswoman stunned by support after sharing #mycancerstory

Sep 9th 2012, 5:55 PM 6,934 Views 1 Comment

Aileen O’Toole generated a huge reaction on social media when she shared her story of her cancer battle on Twitter last Friday.

#Mycancerstory: The most powerful story on Twitter today
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#Mycancerstory: The most powerful story on Twitter today

Sep 7th 2012, 11:04 PM 16,765 Views 32 Comments

Aileen O’Toole co-founded the Sunday Business Post and is MD of Amas internet consultancy. Today, she shared the biggest challenge of her life so far.

Poll: Do charity ‘chuggers’ bother you?
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Poll: Do charity ‘chuggers’ bother you?

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 13,168 Views 149 Comments

As the UK levels strict regulations on charity street fundraisers, we ask: How do you feel about so-called ‘chuggers’?

Charity street fundraisers to face stiff new laws in UK
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Charity street fundraisers to face stiff new laws in UK

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 3,747 Views 14 Comments

The British Public Fundraising Regulatory Association updates list of rules which target ‘chuggers’ – but no such moves are yet afoot in Ireland.

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
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Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 42 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge
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Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge

Aug 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,769 Views 4 Comments

David Exley, whose brother and son took their own lives, is travelling between 201 Samaritans branches in the UK and Ireland to highlight the charity’s services.

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll
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6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll

Aug 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,193 Views 9 Comments

There has been an up to 50 per cent increase in the price of staple crops since June alone – these are just some places which are being hit the hardest.