Archive for the Charity / Volunteering Category

LauraLynn celebrating a ‘Decade of Care’

LauraLynn Ireland’s only children’s hospice celebrating a ‘Decade of Care’ as it marks 10 years since the opening of LauraLynn House. Here founder Jane McKenna is pictured with Miriam O’Callaghan at the opening of a Memorial Tree & Garden in […]

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Santa Cycle, brain injury & a story of bravery

Santa Cycle, brain injury & a story of bravery

Every charity needs a little help from the public around this time of year, and why not help a worthwhile cause while being Santa-tastic at the same time? On Sunday the 5th of December at 4pm, the Laurels Cycle Crew will set off on their way, cycling 20km to raise money for the brain injury charity Headway.

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New Christmas Song for Peter McVerry Trust

New Christmas Song for Peter McVerry Trust

A brand new Christmas song has been released by Friends of Peter McVerry Trust, to raise some very much needed funds for homeless services at this special, but difficult time of the year for some.

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Ballsbridge Lions Club Host a successful fundraising event that brings the Parish Hall on Haddington Road to life on a Sunday Afternoon.

Ballsbridge Lions Club Host a successful fundraising event that brings the Parish Hall on Haddington Road to life on a Sunday Afternoon.

On Sunday Afternoon 19th September Ballsbridge Lions Club hosted a fundraising Afternoon Tea and the last of The Summer Wine event as part of an initiative to raise funds to install five Life Saving Defibrillators in Key locations in our […]

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Enjoy Xmas in November! : RCSF Christmas Market

Are you craving a bit of joy in November, the type of holly-jolly joy that can only come from a Christmas market? If so, you’re in luck! On November 26th, The Ringsend Community Services Forum will be hosting an xmas fair, sponsored by Google and in partnership with the DCC, from 4pm to 8pm in the Irishtown Sports Stadium.

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Out of the Blue: Headway & brain injury awareness

The charity Headway has just released a new awareness campaign and animation this week called Out of the Blue, to raise awareness about the impact of brain injuries and hidden disabilities related to brain injuries.

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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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