Amelia Deane (10), Co Meath (left) and Ashleigh Kiernan (11),  Lucan, Co Dublin, at the launch of Make-A-Wish Ireland’s first annual report. The charity granted a record 210 wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in 2013, an average of four wishes a week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A lack of public trust in the charity sector must be re-established for charities such as the Make-A-Wish foundation to continue their work, the orga(...)

Make-a-Wish Foundation chief executive Susan O’Dwyer: “We have 250 wishes on our waiting list and we cannot meet the demand”

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is conducting its first ever nationwide fundraising initiative tomorrow. The charity – which grants wishes to (...)