The sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is seen behind a radiation sign. Jim Kavanagh, winner of Ireland’s Charity Hero of 2014, established his Volunteer Outreach Group affiliated to Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International in Co Kilkenny in the early 90s. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

An Irish man who has spent the last two decades helping alleviate the suffering of children and adults in psychiatric institutions across Belarus and (...)

Over 60 per cent of 297 charities surveyed said their fundraising had been affected by negative publicity surrounding the CRC and Rehab controversies.

Work on a “comprehensive” charity register will begin in mid 2014 while charities will be required to provide financial reports from early 2015 onward(...)

More than 60 per cent of charities operating in Ireland have reported often ‘detrimental’ falls in donations since scandals involving the Central Remedial Clinic, Rehab and the wider sector.

More than 60 per cent of charities operating in Ireland have reported often “detrimental” falls in donations since scandals involving the Central Rem(...)

 Chairman and  interim chief executive of the CRC, Jim Nugent, after a Public Accounts Committee meeting in Dublin  to examine top-up payments at the CRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There were so many jarring and blood-boiling moments during the appearance of Central Remedial Clinic board members at the Public Accounts Committee t(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly who said there is no documentation to suggest the HSE had agreed to top up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic executives. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has said there is no documentation to suggest that the HSE agreed to top-up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic (...)

Deirdre Garvey, chief executive of the Wheel, a voluntary-sector representative organisation, said the HSE move could be seen as interference in independent organisations.

The Health Service Executive is preparing to impose Haddington Road agreement cuts on all non-statutory agencies to which it gives grants, such as th(...)

Reviews by the Revenue Commissioners show most charities lost their tax exemption status had ceased activity, failed to respond to queries or did not fulfil the terms required for tax exemptions. Photograph: Joe St Leger

More than 600 charities have had their tax exemption status removed over recent years, new figures show.The numbers affected have increased dramatical(...)

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(...)

hildren’s charity Barnardos has been severely affected by financial problems in recent months and was forced to recently halt operations for a week and may have to do it again in the near future Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The
Irish
Times

Many charities are being forced to suspend services or bring in cut-backs due to financial difficulties, according to a new survey.A third of all resp(...)