Archive for the Charity / Volunteering Category

Dublin children share what lockdown is like without a home in ‘Homeless Stories’

A beautiful new book, written and illustrated by children who are experiencing homelessness in Dublin and across Ireland during the current pandemic, was launched today at the end of November by Irish publishing company Emu Ink. In ‘Homeless Stories,’ children, […]

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9000 lights for the Irish Cancer Society

Geneva Pattison The Irish Cancer Society is asking people to remember all lives touched by cancer and to pay tribute to those who have passed away from cancer in 2020. This year saw 9000 people lose their difficult battle with […]

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Santa to the rescue with the NCBI

Geneva Pattison This year has been especially hard for visually impaired children in terms of accessing all necessary amenities for school, hobbies and the basics just to have fun. Good news has come from the NCBI in the form of […]

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Christy dignam invites dubliners to walkfor ARC Cancer support

Aslan frontman, Christy Dignam, has called on Dubliners to don their walking shoes and take a socially-distanced walk in their locality as part of ARC Cancer Support Centres’ Torch of Hope event taking place on Sunday November 8. While the […]

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Locals raise money for three deserving charities during Covid

By Kathrin Kobus Charity begins at home, and calls for charitable causes mushroomed during the past days, weeks and months. Many clubs all over the country from all sports settled for activities under walk, run, cycle for a cause. Clanna […]

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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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