Paul O Hara

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Members of the ChangeX team including founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara (second on left)

ChangeX, the Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform which is backed by a number of high-profile investors, has raised €550,000 out of a (...)

John Ferriter (Chairman Leinster Golf) presenting John Murphy (Kinsale) with the Leinster Students Amateur Open trophy after his victory at Newlands. Also in the picture is Newlands captain Paddy Butler. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Murphy claims students title Kinsale’s John Murphy captured the inaugural Leinster Students Amateur Open Championship at Newlands last week. The 18-y(...)

Tadhg Nolan and Jack Smith use “ro-sham-bo” (rock-paper-scissors) as a dispute resolver, watched by other students and principal Regina Doheny and teacher Cian Mullaly at Scoil Phádraig Naofa, Tullow, Co Carlow. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

When Regina Doheny became principal of a boys primary school in Co Carlow, she noticed something unsettling about the yard. It wasn’t that the tarm(...)

Illustration: Mustafa Hacalaki/Getty

Impact Journalism Day (June 25th, 2016) focuses on solutions-based journalism. Fifty-five leading media organisations from 50 countries, including Th(...)

Impact Journalism Day is organised by Paris-based social enterprise, SparkNews.

The Irish Times and more than 50 other media outlets will take part in an international initiative this weekend reporting on how social, environmental(...)

The ChangeX team: Paul Watson, Paul O’Hara, Niamh McKenna, Daniel Paul and Julia Hildebrand.

Social entrepreneurship platform ChangeX has raised €350,000 in an extended seed round, bringing the total funding raised to date to €850,000. The pl(...)

There are so many great ideas out there that are proven to address the challenges......13/06/2015 - NEWS - Coder Dojo in the RDS. Coder Dojo delegates enjoying the robotic entertainment. Picture Nick Bradshaw

The strong community spirit that has long been a part of our culture is envied the world over and is something we should cherish and nurture. We have(...)

Community projects: has 21 ideas – soon to be 50 – for getting involved
Seeds of change take root

‘There’s so little money out there, and people are always complaining about everything. We need to stop moaning and go out and do something. It can be(...)

ChangeX founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara and DFJ Esprit partner Brian Caulfield.

An Irish social entrepreneur has raised €400,000 from a number of high profile investors including Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield and A(...)

Dr Brendan Dunford and Elaine Williams, ChangeX Burren, Niamh McKenna, Change X and Paul O’Hara, chief executive of ChangeX at the launch of the initiative. Photograph:  Eamon Ward

A new project to help communities across the country to measure and improve their wellbeing has got under way.The ChangeX project allows towns or vill(...)

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