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#GoFundMe

# gofundme - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died
# Leon Kavanagh
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# Leon Kavanagh

Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died

Mar 24th 2021, 10:34 PM 72,503 Views 40 Comments

Leon Kavanagh died just two days after his 31st birthday.

# gofundme - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Fundraiser raises €158,000 for four children in Kildare orphaned after dad died from Covid-19
# Kildare
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# Kildare

Fundraiser raises €158,000 for four children in Kildare orphaned after dad died from Covid-19

May 21st 2020, 7:55 AM 62,204 Views 21 Comments

The family have been living in the Naas area for a number of years.

# gofundme - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds
# NoFundMe
From TheJournal.ie
# NoFundMe

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds

Jan 15th 2020, 10:14 AM 29,331 Views 40 Comments

It would cost half a million pounds to make Big Ben ring on 31 January.

# gofundme - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment
# Newborn Babies
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# Newborn Babies

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment

Dec 20th 2019, 4:54 PM 19,262 Views 45 Comments

The funding will go towards an echocardiography machine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

# gofundme - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner
# Gina Miller
From TheJournal.ie
# Gina Miller

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner

Oct 27th 2019, 1:02 PM 31,950 Views 8 Comments

The page did not raise any money before it was taken down.

# gofundme - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Online fundraiser set up for 12-year-old boy severely injured in Clare crash that killed two
# Jason Hogan
From TheJournal.ie
# Jason Hogan

Online fundraiser set up for 12-year-old boy severely injured in Clare crash that killed two

Oct 1st 2019, 11:11 AM 26,081 Views 3 Comments

Jason Hogan continues to receive treatment for severe burns at St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

# gofundme - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident
# Rafal Skora
From TheJournal.ie
# Rafal Skora

Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident

May 14th 2019, 8:51 AM 17,811 Views 2 Comments

Ralph Skora lived in north Dublin with his wife and two children.

# gofundme - Friday 12 April, 2019

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
# Budd Chiari Syndrome
From TheJournal.ie
# Budd Chiari Syndrome

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Apr 12th 2019, 3:53 PM 31,226 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

# gofundme - Monday 1 April, 2019

Fundraising appeal for toddler in coma after Cork hit-and-run
# Zac Higgins
From TheJournal.ie
# Zac Higgins

Fundraising appeal for toddler in coma after Cork hit-and-run

Apr 1st 2019, 2:37 PM 26,395 Views 6 Comments

The three-year-old boy sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a car outside his home last week.

# gofundme - Friday 11 January, 2019

Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox
# Worthy Cause
# Worthy Cause

Liverpool and Ireland to take part in Aviva legends match in aid of Sean Cox

Jan 11th 2019, 4:54 PM 13,433 Views 0 Comments

Former footballing greats are set to line out in Dublin on 12 April.

# gofundme - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Dublin woman 'stranded' in Spain after suffering stroke and being discharged from hospital
# Get Annette Home
From TheJournal.ie
# Get Annette Home

Dublin woman 'stranded' in Spain after suffering stroke and being discharged from hospital

Aug 29th 2018, 12:32 PM 77,313 Views 141 Comments

Annette Tyrrell (62) suffered a stroke while on holiday in Alicante 10 days ago.

# gofundme - Friday 10 August, 2018

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires
# Carr Fire
From TheJournal.ie
# Carr Fire

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires

Aug 10th 2018, 12:46 PM 25,801 Views 13 Comments

Zita Harrington Biehle’s home in Redding was destroyed by the Carr Fire in July.

# gofundme - Monday 28 May, 2018

Tara Flynn 'can't accept' €7k raised in online campaign
# 8th Referendum
From TheJournal.ie
# 8th Referendum

Tara Flynn 'can't accept' €7k raised in online campaign

May 28th 2018, 5:09 PM 59,899 Views 51 Comments

A GoFundMe campaign was set up for Flynn to take a holiday.

# gofundme - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours
# Repatriation
From TheJournal.ie
# Repatriation

Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours

May 22nd 2018, 12:08 PM 86,641 Views 49 Comments

The fundraiser was set up to help pay for Jastine’s repatriation by a group of volunteers who help run embassy outreach missions in Ireland.

# gofundme - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Liverpool to hang Dunboyne GAA jersey in dressing room as gesture to Irish attack victim
# Nice Touch
# Nice Touch

Liverpool to hang Dunboyne GAA jersey in dressing room as gesture to Irish attack victim

Apr 26th 2018, 3:08 PM 33,872 Views 18 Comments

The Reds will show support to Sean Cox, while over €37k has been raised for his medical costs.

# gofundme - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery
# GoFundMe
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# GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

Apr 19th 2018, 1:12 PM 12,433 Views 7 Comments

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

# gofundme - Friday 5 January, 2018

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney
# Michael Hyndman
From TheJournal.ie
# Michael Hyndman

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney

Jan 5th 2018, 2:25 PM 24,003 Views 55 Comments

Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.

# gofundme - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness
# GoFundMe
From TheJournal.ie
# GoFundMe

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness

Dec 16th 2017, 5:51 PM 40,420 Views 7 Comments

Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.

# gofundme - Friday 15 December, 2017

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE
# Aisling Brady
From TheJournal.ie
# Aisling Brady

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE

Dec 15th 2017, 8:45 PM 39,718 Views 16 Comments

26-year-old Aisling Brady suffered the medical crisis last month and remains in hospital.

# gofundme - Monday 24 July, 2017

Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target
# Cystic Fibrosis
From TheJournal.ie
# Cystic Fibrosis

Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target

Jul 24th 2017, 4:16 PM 19,693 Views 13 Comments

A fundraiser has been set up to help Irish journalist Orla Tinsley raise money for a lung transplant aftercare.

# gofundme - Friday 21 July, 2017

Dublin couple with three children both diagnosed with terminal cancer
# Karen And Ed Stewart
From TheJournal.ie
# Karen And Ed Stewart

Dublin couple with three children both diagnosed with terminal cancer

Jul 21st 2017, 8:45 AM 85,473 Views 55 Comments

The couple has three children under the age of 10.

# gofundme - Monday 19 June, 2017

A group of people in Kilkenny have brilliantly come together after a local Mexican restaurant was robbed
# The Chilli Penguin
From The Daily Edge
# The Chilli Penguin

A group of people in Kilkenny have brilliantly come together after a local Mexican restaurant was robbed

Jun 19th 2017, 3:11 PM 7,428 Views 2 Comments

What did we ever do before GoFundMe?

# gofundme - Sunday 4 June, 2017

GoFundMe appeals are more popular than ever. How are established charities competing?
# Raise And Give
From TheJournal.ie
# Raise And Give

GoFundMe appeals are more popular than ever. How are established charities competing?

Jun 4th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,936 Views 19 Comments

Charities big and small have gone online, and personal stories point the way towards attracting donors in their droves.

# gofundme - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out
# Outside The Box
From TheJournal.ie
# Outside The Box

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

May 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,265 Views 8 Comments

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

# gofundme - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
# Apollo House Legacy
From TheJournal.ie
# Apollo House Legacy

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

May 2nd 2017, 4:30 PM 19,020 Views 33 Comments

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
# Apollo House Legacy
From TheJournal.ie
# Apollo House Legacy

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

May 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 59,899 Views 58 Comments

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

# gofundme - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada
# Niall Hurley
From TheJournal.ie
# Niall Hurley

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Mar 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 47,096 Views 9 Comments

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

# gofundme - Monday 1 August, 2016

Friends kickstart fundraising drive after Irish woman seriously injured in China
# Lydia Daly-shorten
From TheJournal.ie
# Lydia Daly-shorten

Friends kickstart fundraising drive after Irish woman seriously injured in China

Aug 1st 2016, 1:54 PM 39,918 Views 0 Comments

Lydia Daly-Shorten was involved in an accident in Guangdong on Saturday.

# gofundme - Friday 11 March, 2016

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days
# Kingdom Of Romance
From TheJournal.ie
# Kingdom Of Romance

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days

Mar 11th 2016, 1:49 PM 33,017 Views 27 Comments

The page was set up just four days ago.

# gofundme - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic
# Chancers
From TheJournal.ie
# Chancers

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic

Mar 10th 2016, 8:31 PM 32,501 Views 57 Comments

Shane form Kerry and Madeline from Massachusetts met in Dingle last Summer.

# gofundme - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Baby born prematurely in Ireland is going home thanks to an anonymous donor
# Zoe Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Zoe Ireland

Baby born prematurely in Ireland is going home thanks to an anonymous donor

Jan 19th 2016, 10:18 PM 32,761 Views 40 Comments

Her parents Gavin and Jenny had launched an online Gofundme campaign to pay for a medical flight to transport Zoe back to her home in Tennessee.

# gofundme - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Family launches crowdfunding campaign to bring baby, born in Ireland after diverted flight, home
# Zoe Ireland Drake
From TheJournal.ie
# Zoe Ireland Drake

Family launches crowdfunding campaign to bring baby, born in Ireland after diverted flight, home

Jan 2nd 2016, 12:53 PM 33,612 Views 28 Comments

Baby Zoe Ireland Drake was born in Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital after her mother went into labour on board an American Airlines flight bound for the US.

# gofundme - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home
# Bring Him Home
From TheJournal.ie
# Bring Him Home

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home

Nov 25th 2015, 4:55 PM 35,216 Views 8 Comments

Jamie Peppard died in hospital in Perth on Monday.

# gofundme - Monday 12 October, 2015

Two-year-old in induced coma after choking on grape in Pizza Hut
# Jacob Jenkins
From TheJournal.ie
# Jacob Jenkins

Two-year-old in induced coma after choking on grape in Pizza Hut

Oct 12th 2015, 10:50 PM 37,299 Views 32 Comments

The incident happened in Hartlepool, a town in North East England, on Friday night.

# gofundme - Friday 29 May, 2015

This writer hates Entourage so much, the internet raised $15k to make her see it
# Ari Gold
From The Daily Edge
# Ari Gold

This writer hates Entourage so much, the internet raised $15k to make her see it

May 29th 2015, 9:09 AM 2,932 Views 0 Comments

Bob’s Burgers writer Wendy Molyneux Drake said she’d do the deed if people donated money to charity. And they did.

# gofundme - Monday 3 November, 2014

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare
# Pay For My Taxi
From The Daily Edge
# Pay For My Taxi

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:06 AM 4,842 Views 0 Comments

She claimed the fare had left her unable to pay her rent.