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Irish Charity Kickstarts New US Campaign

James Kelly is the newly appointed head of the humanitarian organization GOAL USA, but less than a year ago his day job didn’t involve a suit and tie.

Neeson Cancels Unicef Trip In Protest of Director Sacking

Actor Liam Neeson has pulled out of a trip to Mozambique this weekend in protest at the sacking of Unicef Ireland executive director Melanie Verwoerd.

Funding Row Shuts School for Children with Autism

A school that provides specialist teaching for children with autism will close tomorrow after the education minister rejected new funding proposals.

Elton John's €750,000 for HIV Fight in Ireland Lies Unused

A donation from pop star Elton John to combat the spread of HIV in the Republic has never been put to use.

It will withhold the promised funding unless progress is made with the scheme.

Over €60,000 Raised for Barnardos at the Irish Open

Barnardos,  Ireland’s leading children’s charity, has benefitted to the tune of  over €60,000 through a wide variety of fundraising initiatives at the  Irish Open presented by Discov

Irish charity shops lose €10m to thieves

Irish charity shops have lost an estimated €10 million in the last two years because crime gangs are stealing donations of clothes that householders leave outside their doors.

Vodafone 'World of Difference' Open for Applications

Four people are to be given an opportunity to forget about their day job for a year and be paid to work for a charity of their choice as part of an initiative announced today.

Patient's Group Funding Slashed

A support group for patients allegedly sexually abused by medics, which received pre-election support from both Government parties, has had its funding cut in half and been told not to expect any f

Founding Member of Suicide Alliance Pulls Out

The founding member of a coalition of suicide charities, the Action on Suicide Alliance, has pulled out of the organisation claiming it now lacks independence and cannot criticise its state funders

Children’s Charity Calls for Support for Ethiopian Food Crisis

Urgent funding is needed to help desperate families affected by Ethiopia’s food crisis, reports the international children’s charity Plan Ireland. Food inflation as reported by the government