Despite Covid-19, let’s not forget the gift of giving this Christmas.

Four charities let us know what both businesses and individuals can do to ensure the gift of giving is maintained this Christmas. Debra Ireland Debr(...)

12 Cherryfield Ave

A newly launched property on a popular Ranelagh Road in Dublin 6 has been placed for sale with an unusual twist – all of the proceeds from its sale wi(...)

One of the “most difficult” Christmases in many years lies ahead for thousands of families, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has warned. Photograph: Getty

One of the “most difficult” Christmases in many years lies ahead for thousands of families, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has warned. Annou(...)

Rose McGowan, incoming president, St Vincent de Paul. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“Poverty isn’t always about money. Poverty is also about loneliness and lack of connection,” says Rose McGowan, incoming president of the Society of S(...)

 Albert Gubay was born in Wales of an Iraqi-Jewish father and a devout Catholic mother from Co Clare. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

The Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation has donated €500,000 to help six Catholic charities in the Republic with their work through the Covid-19 pandem(...)

“I was in my 50’s and had spent years working in hospitality. I’d finished the self-employed portion of my career and didn’t fancy starting a new busi(...)

A boy begging in an alleyway off Dawson Street in Dublin. The report says there are a large number of children living below the poverty line. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Dealing with the consequences of poverty costs the State an estimated €4.5 billion every year, according to a new report. The Hidden Cost of Poverty (...)

President of SVP Kieran Stafford has said the past few weeks have been ‘the most difficult’ he has ever known in over 20 years volunteering with the charity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has launched an urgent fundraising appeal on Thursday as it expects calls for help in the coming weeks to esca(...)

Brian Moore and Cliona Eogan with their children Charlotte, Eleanor and baby Louisa

PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE USING THE LOCKDOWN TO DOCUMENT THE LIVES OF THEIR NEIGHBOURS, ALL IN A GOOD CAUSE  Among the memories from this never-bef(...)

SVP national president Kieran Stafford  expressed concern that children from low -income families would fall behind on their schoolwork if they cannot access the internet. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Society of St Vincent De Paul (SVP) has called for a ban on telephone and Internet disconnections during the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure no househ(...)

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