Archive for the Charity / Volunteering Category

Wellness Workshops now online

Eoin Meegan With Covid-19 dominating all the headlines at the moment, we may be in danger of overlooking other critical problems in society: mental health, domestic abuse, child vulnerability, and the topic under scrutiny here, suicide and self-harm. Suicide or […]

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Great Lengths launches Hairdos for Heroes initiative to thank frontline workers

Luxury hair extensions brand, Great Lengths has launched ‘Hairdos for Heroes’, an initiative that will offer free haircuts and blow-drys as a way of giving back to frontline workers. Great Lengths is enlisting interest from salons to participate and is […]

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Free Dogs Trust foster care service for frontline workers

By Eoin Meegan f you’re a frontline worker who’s worried about who will take care of your dog while you’re taking care of the rest of us, then help is at hand from those wonderful people at Dogs Trust. Dogs […]

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Niall Horan donates €100,000 to ALONE

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has welcomed support from Irish singer-songwriter Niall Horan. The global star is donating €100,000 to the charity, enabling them to continue to provide vital assistance to older people at this time and into […]

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Helping each other

BY Kathrin Kobus When the lockdown came at the end of March Peter McCabe called on Clanna Gael Fontenoy members with enforced free/ leisure time to help vulnerable neighbours in the community between Sandy mount and Ringsend.   Now more […]

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Fair Play goes on the news, nationally

During the lockdown Ringsend and Irishtown became a focal point for various news outlets, including national broadcaster RTE. Check out the Fair Play Cafe.

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Community Call answered

BY Kathrin Kobus It’s been a month now that all our local sports clubs saw their seasons cut short, interrupted and at the moment quite frankly unknown when leisure activities like sports might resume. The Community Call was launched by […]

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Step Up, Stay Put: Walk 10,000 steps every day to raise money for charity

As everyone adjusts to working from home and the kitchen table becomes a makeshift classroom, it’s important to also remain active within the confines of your own four walls. Step Up, Stay Put is a new charity fitness challenge from […]

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Volunteers needed for Aware support line

Aware, Ireland’s national charity supporting people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions, has launched a volunteer recruitment campaign for its Support Line. The Aware Support Line is a national freephone service which operates from 10am to 10pm 365 […]

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Funding and volunteering for IUSRU

By Kathrin Kobus At Poolbeg yacht Club on the last Friday in January, The RNLI and the IUSRU received money raised at two charity events last autumn. Each organisation got a cheque over €7,500.  The Feilimh Drew Concert in St […]

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