Loreto students Sarah Murray, Caoimhe Stewart and Lois Kelleher encounter members of the 501st Legion fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society during the recent annual Daffodil Day raiser, in  Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The number of people making donations to charities has decreased in the past year. However, the amount of money r(...)

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(...)