Four per cent of Irish fundraising heads earn more than €100,000 a year, according to respondents to a survey.

Despite the difficulties charities have faced in raising revenue in recent years, salaries for those charged with fundraising have stayed largely stea(...)

Former SDLP leaders Mark Durkan and Margaret Ritchie with the former deputy leader of the party Seamus Mallon at the annual SDLP conference, in Armagh. Photograph: Bill Smyth/PA Wire

Saturday afternoon’s session of the annual SDLP conference in the Armagh City Hotel was powerful, poignant and quietly emotional. Anne Cadwallader, au(...)

Disability Federation of Ireland chief executive John Dolan said the values underpinning recent budgets had been largely economic and focused on cuts.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Almost 60 per cent of charities have experienced a decrease in income over the past three years, according to an umbrella group that represents over 1(...)

The joint call was made in advance of next month’s budget . Photograph:  Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Organisations representing over 1000 charities have asked the Government to draw up a cross-departmental strategy to protect key public services.The j(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter: said charities played a vital role in the economy and in society. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The establishment of a Charities Regulatory Authority has been announced. The news was welcomed by charities, with the Wheel, am umbrella and advocacy(...)

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(...)