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Many charities have been forced to cancel parts of their fundraising programme this year and are running alternative events that comply with social distancing rules.

Charities operating in Ireland are among the many sectors struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have been forced to cancel k(...)

Janet Smith in her back garden as she gets ready to run in aid of Purple House Cancer Support

A 74-year-old woman is walking and running around her back garden for 4km everyday, with the aim of completing the equivalent of two marathons to rais(...)

Ivan Copper, director public policy, The Wheel, Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel, Martyn Evans, head of Carnegie UK Trust at the National Charity Summit, hosted by The Wheel on Friday.

Current social welfare rates are not sufficient to keep people out of poverty, even after the latest budget increases, a new report says. It also sh(...)

The sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is seen behind a radiation sign. Jim Kavanagh, winner of Ireland’s Charity Hero of 2014, established his Volunteer Outreach Group affiliated to Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International in Co Kilkenny in the early 90s. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

An Irish man who has spent the last two decades helping alleviate the suffering of children and adults in psychiatric institutions across Belarus and (...)

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 (...)