Focus Ireland life president Sr Stanislaus Kennedy and singer Sharon Murphy at a concert held in Meeting House Square celebrating 30 years of the organisation. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

An event marking the 30th anniversary of the homeless charity Focus Ireland was held in Dublin on Wednesday and speakers noted how the organisation wa(...)

Anne O’ Leary, chief executive of Vodafone Ireland, Minister For Justice Alan Shatter and  Garda Commisoner Martin Callinan  launch  a new Child Rescue Ireland (CRI) Alert smartphone app at Farmleigh house yesterdayn. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A smartphone app that will send out an immediate alert when a child goes missing has been launched.The app is designed to be of use in a country where(...)

Breast Cancer Ireland and the ISPCC have signed agreements with private operators which collect clothes from bring banks and use the charities’ names and logos. In return, the charities receive an annual fee from the private operators. Photograph: Alan Betson

Charities which run clothes banks in partnership with private operators have pledged to review their arrangements following cr(...)