Archive for the Charity / Volunteering Category

Letters to the editor: Fighting Blindness

Newsfour received the following letter from Kevin Whelan the CEO of the charity Fighting Blindness. It relates to the forthcoming Retina 2021 public engagement day and how best the public can show their support for the charity. Visit the website, www.fightingblindness.ie to find out more.

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Ballsbridge Lions Fundraiser

Geneva Pattison The Ballsbridge Lions Club are hosting a fundraiser on September the 19th in the Parish Hall on Haddington Road from 2:30-5pm. The fundraising event will be in aid of providing five new defibrillators around the area for the […]

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Thriftify & TV star James Mac launch Secondhand September

Geneva Pattison Online second hand store, Thriftify and RTE’s Glow Up star James Mac have launched Secondhand September this week. As explained in the press release: “The concept of “Secondhand September” is not new, but this year Thriftify hopes to […]

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Donnybrook & Irishtown Garda charity cycle

Geneva Pattison On the 16th of September, 35 Gardai from Donnybrook and Irishtown will cycle 120km from Donnybrook to Kilkenny. The charity cycle will be in aid of the Little Blue Heroes Foundation, a charity that supports critically ill children […]

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Darkness Into Light 2021

Michael Greene Under one sunrise, we’re brighter together Founded in Dublin in 2006, Pieta was established to provide free, accessible counselling to people suffering from suicidal ideation, engaging in self-harm or to those impacted by suicide. With over 200 qualified […]

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Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Geneva Pattison Cancer Trials Ireland are looking for participants to take part in their virtual Cancer Retreat day on May 21st. The event, which is aimed at the cancer research community, also falls on the same day as international Clinical […]

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DUBLIN SAMARITANS: PANDEMIC PUTS PRESSURE ON VOLUNTEERS

Dublin Samaritans’ Volunteers double their hours to cope with pandemic pressure EVERY six minutes someone in distress phones Dublin Samaritans*. The ‘listening’ service provides a lifeline to thousands of people in Ireland each year who are troubled, in distress, struggling to cope, […]

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Incognito 2021 Online Art Sale

Take part in Incognito 2021 Online Art Sale on April 22nd and support the great work of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation The Incognito art collection comprising 287 artists from Dublin is now live at www.incognito.ie with the online […]

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Online quiz in support of Headway’s brain injury support services.

Online quiz in support of Headway's brain injury support services.

Geneva Pattison. On the 26th of February at 8:30pm, an online quiz in aid of the charity Headway is set to take place. The price of a ticket for a team costs €15 and teams can comprise of multiple people […]

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National Family Support Network launches wellbeing event

National Family Support Network launches wellbeing event

Geneva Pattison In these difficult times, it’s important to practice self care and reach out for support if you need it. The National Family Support Network is lending a much needed helping hand with that endeavor, with their January virtual […]

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