Helen Martin

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BirdWatch Ireland primarily works for the conservation and protection of wild birds and their habitats

The Charities Regulator has appointed inspectors to carry out an investigation into issues of concern in conservation charity BirdWatch Ireland. The(...)

“No evidence was provided to suggest that existing tenants were removed from McSweeney House with a view to increase profits generated through student rentals,” the report said.

A friend of a former chief executive of a housing charity for older people stayed overnight on at least one occasion at a housing unit owned by the or(...)

A total of 91 per cent of respondents reported a reasonable level of trust and confidence in the charity sector with 36 per cent rating their level of trust highly.

Ninety per cent of Irish people have donated to a charity in the past year, according to a survey from the Charities Regulator. Forty per cent of re(...)

Independent Senator Ronan Mullen questioned how it could be acceptable for the HSE to fund agencies in this way without full accountability for the taxpayer and said there was a need for complete transparency. Photograph: Collins

The HSE has been criticised in the Seanad for allocating more than €200,000 this year to a charity which has not yet provided audited accounts for 201(...)

Serious difficulties develop where a charity is dominated by a single trustee, or where there is too much control by related parties, such as a family. Photograph: iStock

Credit cards and travel expenses are the most common areas where difficulties arise for charities in relation to people getting improper financial ben(...)

Bóthar was established in Limerick in 1989 to send dairy cows to communities in Africa and has since grown to gifting goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits and bees to the developing world. File photograph: Getty

The Charities Regulator has appointed inspectors to carry out a statutory investigation into the charity Bóthar that gifts livestock to communities in(...)

The most common charitable purpose of registered charities last year was to benefit the community. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of charities registered in Ireland last year surpassed 10,000 for the first time, a new report by the Charities Regulator has said. Accord(...)

Chief executive of the Charities Regulator Helen Martin said the watchdog has determined that a statutory investigation into Cabhru Housing Association Services is warranted. File photograph:James Forde/The Irish Times

The Charities Regulator has appointed inspectors to carry out a statutory investigation into a housing charity. In a statement on Wednesday, the regu(...)