Director of Dóchas Hans Zomer  encouraged people to use  to support charities that operate transparently. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new website aims to increase transparency in the charity sector by providing information to help members of the public evaluate charities before the(...)

Students from Belvedere College undertaking the college’s annual sleep-out to raise funds for Irish Charities. Photograph: Alan Betson

A substantial majority of Irish people are less likely to contribute to charity because of the top-ups controversy, according to the latest Irish Time(...)

Pupil Kevin Keegan with a ‘Santa Bear’ at the Central Remedial Clinic School in Dublin.  Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Charity donations have plummeted by up to 40 per cent in the wake of the top-up payments controversy, according to Fundraising Ireland. The umbrella g(...)

The clinic’s fundraising literature states that although it is largely State-funded, it has a “significant annual shortfall which must be made up through voluntary donations and fundraising”.

Charitable donations should not be used to fund “lavish salaries”, Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has said.Speaking at the Labour Party Na(...)

It sounds simple: if you want to maximise the value of your crop, sell it at the market offering the best price. But until recently, lack of real-time(...)

Councillors to vote over proposals for charity shops on Grafton Street. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Charities will learn tonight whether they are to be banned from opening shops that fund their work on Dublin’s Grafton Street.Dublin city councillors (...)

Corporate donations to charities during the Christmas period were down by 27 per cent last year, according to a new survey. Image: Flickr

Corporate donations to charities during the Christmas period were down by 27 per cent last year, according to a new survey. Comparisons between Christ(...)

Simon Scriver of fundraising training company Total Fundraising said Rehab Group chief executive Angela Kerins (above) would earn more if she was working in the private sector. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

Senior management of charities should not be paid the same as those in similarly sized private sector companies, a new public opinion survey sh(...)

Research finds causes related to illness and disease, especially cancer, accounted for more than 25 per cent of all donations.  Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The majority of Irish people still donate to charity on a regular basis despite the squeeze on household income, according to new research. The(...)