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Families Call on Government to Reverse Cuts

Families of people with intellectual disabilities have called on Government to give an immediate guarantee that recent cuts made to respite services will be reversed.

Protest Called Over Further HSE Cuts

Disabled people and their families whose respite support is hanging by a thread are to take to the streets of Dublin this week in a desperate bid to stop further cuts to services.

"It is just not possible to sustain cuts of that magnitude without affecting front-line services..."

40,000 Pack Course at Charity Golf Event

More than 40,000 people gathered at Adare Manor Golf Resort in Limerick to see 12 of the top 15 golfers in the world compete at the fifth JP McManus Invitational Pro Am, along with film stars Micha

Recession causes surge in helpline calls as families break up and lose jobs

The national Askonefamily helpline recorded a 24% increase in calls in 2009 as a direct result of the recession.

"Many lone parents got in touch with us as they lost their jobs and had to go on social welfare for the first time and they needed help navigating their way through the complex system."

IFI Community Leadership Programme Opens

Recruitment for the third and final year of the IFI Community Leadership Programme (CLP) is now open.

4,500 community and voluntary sector jobs at risk

The Irish Examiner has reported on the funding crisis brewing in the community and voluntary sector.

People support charities based on life experiences

A new study shows that the majority of donors tend to support organisations that promote their own preferences, help people they feel some affinity with and support causes that relate to their ow

Irish Philanthropy Report Launched

A new report into the state of charitable donation in Ireland has found that the the percentage of disposable income given ny members of the public to charities in Ireland ranks below the US, the U

Ireland Funds raises €5.6m despite recession

The Ireland Funds, a global network of philanthropists with links to Ireland, has raised  $7 million (€5.6 million) for social and charitable projects in Ireland.

“If there is evidence of a silver lining in the cloud that hangs over the economy of the island right now, then the diaspora is its brightest spot,” he said.

Website to Help Raise €5 Million for Children’s Charities

Irish Children’s Charities could receive over €5 million in additional fundraising over five years through a new fundraising channel,

The Wheel's Annual Conference 2014