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#Charity

# charity - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player Worthy Cause This post contains videos

‘It made sense to fill the Aviva in support of his recovery’: Rugby community unites to help severely injured player

38-year-old Philip Caldwell was involved in a freak accident while playing tag rugby over the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend Falalalalalalalala

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# charity - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year Charity

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year

70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.

# charity - Friday 31 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties Oh Canada

Trudeau denies interference in Canadian government contract awarded to charity with family ties

It is the third ethics probe the Canadian prime minister has faced.

# charity - Friday 17 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial Court

Console charity co-founder to face 'lengthy and complex' trial

Patricia Kelly is accused of two counts of fraudulent trading

# charity - Friday 29 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown Coronavirus

Women report being strangled, raped and beaten as calls to helpline surge during lockdown

There was also a spike in the number of visits to the charity’s website.

# charity - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House Connell's Chain

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

# charity - Monday 18 May, 2020

Trump responds to McIlroy as charity golf tournament raises €5 million for Covid-19 causes

The world number one took part in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins event with Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff.

# charity - Saturday 2 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30% Darkness Into Light

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%

The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.

# charity - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home Raising Money

'It's life-giving': Meath man runs 66km charity ultra-marathon within 2km radius of home

Ian Lawton ran the distance to raise money for Ireland’s special care baby units.

# charity - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless Big Rebel Sleep Out

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie 'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19 Trapped With Tormentors

'A breeding ground for abuse': Children at risk behind the closed doors of Covid-19

The second part of Noteworthy’s investigation into domestic abuse finds vulnerable children are losing out on supports and escape during the pandemic.

# charity - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Premier League stars launch #PlayersTogether fund to help NHS

Top-flight professionals had come under fire over the last week.

# charity - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance Older People

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance

ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.

# charity - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity

The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.

# charity - Friday 27 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while Daffodil Day

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while

Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.

From TheJournal.ie Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

# charity - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children Charity

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children

The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.

# charity - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home Clane

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home

It’s believed gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.

# charity - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

# charity - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity Christmas Spirit

Christmas FM raises €412,000 for Barretstown children's charity

The original goal of €250,000 was well surpassed.

# charity - Friday 3 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall Charity

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.

# charity - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim Brrrrrr

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim

Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.

# charity - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day Childline

Nearly 800 children contacted Childline on Christmas Day

Volunteers with the charity answered 793 calls, online contacts and texts from children yesterday.

# charity - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting' Housing

Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'

St Vincent De Paul has called for more support from the government to retrofit homes.

# charity - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

At this time of year fundraisers take to the streets to raise much-needed funds for a variety of causes.

# charity - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017 Homelessness

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

# charity - Monday 2 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter ALONE

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.

# charity - Thursday 21 November, 2019

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

# charity - Sunday 17 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'They played a blinder': Praise for volunteers who help young children during long hospital stays Children In Hospital

'They played a blinder': Praise for volunteers who help young children during long hospital stays

Children in Hospital Ireland is looking for people to host a coffee morning for the charity on Wednesday.

# charity - Thursday 7 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse' Trump Foundation

Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse'

The judge also approved an agreement to close the Trump Foundation and distribute the remaining funds to other charities.

# charity - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway' Homelessness

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'

Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.

# charity - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

# charity - Friday 20 September, 2019

'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race

An all-star cast featuring Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were in action at the Curragh last weekend.

# charity - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas Life-saving Work

RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas

The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.

# charity - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units Miles For Smiles

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

# charity - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal' Focus Ireland

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

# charity - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote RIP

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote

Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.

# charity - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour' Volunteering

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'

Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.

# charity - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins shares the brilliant story of his remarkable work in Africa.

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