The mural in Dublin’s Temple Bar calling for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Charities Regulator has been ordered to explain to a woman why it blocked her Twitter account ahead of the abortion referendum after she sought re(...)

Chief executive of Ataxia Ireland secured leave to bring a judicial review of a report by the Charities Regulatory Authority on Monday.

The CEO of a charity accused of wrongly making payments totalling more than €84,000 to two former trustees has brought a High Court challenge to findi(...)

  CoderDojo Co-Founder James Whelton and 9-year-old coder Michael Comiskey: Beginning with one club in Cork in 2011, the open-access programming movement has grown to become a global network of 1,250 clubs across almost 70 countries. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish tech charity CoderDojo is to merge with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, maker of the world’s only €5 computer, in a move that will create the large(...)

Patrick Hopkins of the Charities Regulatory Authority told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice  he believes the salary and bonuses of charity chief executives should be highlighted.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The body charged with regulating charities has no power to force them to disclose the salaries of their chief executives, its chairman designate has t(...)

Addressing the Irish Charities Tax Research group in 2011, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter stressed the need for greater “buy-in” by charities for codes of practice, including “Guiding Principles for Fundraising” put in place by the group. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Reform of Irish charities legislation will finally come into force next year – more than five years after the enabling legislation passed through the (...)