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Establish Independent Charities Regulator

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Irish NGOs Welcome Plans to Establish Independent Charities Regulator

The 50 NGOs that make up the Dóchas network today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter TD, that the long-awaited  Charities Regulatory Authority will be appointed by the end of February. Commenting on the announcement, Hans Zomer, Director of Dóchas, the Irish Association of Development NGOs, said:

“We welcome the Minister’s plans to finally establish an independent Charities Regulatory Authority. This is an opportunity to strengthen the sector and reinforce the crucial role in society that the sector provides.” [Read more...]

Dublin Zoo Publishes Children’s Book

Elephant - Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo, a non-profit organisation, has published a brand new illustrated children’s book entitled Dublin Zoo Elephants. Written by Catherine de Courcy and illustrated by Cathy Callan, Dublin Zoo Elephants introduces readers to the magnificent herd of elephants at Dublin Zoo. [Read more...]



Dublin Zoo: An Illustrated History (Paperback)

By (author): Catherine De Courcy

The story of Dublin Zoo, beginning in 1831, is recorded, richly illustrated with images of animals and visitors. The mixed fortunes of the Zoo are traced as it survived the famine years, political trouble, economic hardship and public discomfort with wild animals kept in cages. Dublin Zoo's proud past is united with present and future direction.
List Price: £17.99 GBP
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Used from: £10.78 GBP In Stock

Irish NGOs Welcome Repayment

Hans Zomer

Hans Zomer

Irish NGOs welcome the announcement by the Tánaiste that the €4 million of aid money that was misappropriated by officials in the Ugandan prime minister’s office last year has been paid back. [Read more...]

Tricia McCarthy Memorial Scholarship

Tricia McCarthy Memorial Scholarship

Tricia McCarthy Memorial Scholarship

The many fundraising initiatives by House of Fraser in support of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) in recent months have lead to the formation of a new scholarship at the Institute, ‘The Tricia McCarthy Memorial Scholarship’. Over the last eighteen months House of Fraser raised an incredible €25,000 for the breast cancer charity at their Dundrum store. The Scholarship is named after Tricia McCarthy, sister of well-known beauty writer Triona McCarthy who has become a champion for NBCRI since her sister was diagnosed with the disease in 2007. [Read more...]

Street Exhibition Raises €5000

Sculptor Paddy Campbell's Christmas Street Exhibition

Sculptor Paddy Campbell's Christmas Street Exhibition

Money raised will buy 8 CoaguChek machines, changing the lives of 8 families.

Wednesday 18th January 2012: Sculptor Paddy Campbell’s Christmas Street Exhibition in Bewley’s Grafton Street has raised €5080 through public donations for the charity Heart Children Ireland. The money raised will enable Heart Children Ireland to buy eight CoaguChek machines, changing the lives of eight families across Ireland. [Read more...]

YourellsT in Aid Of Crumlin Hospital

Yourells Charity

Yourells Charity

On Tuesday 23rd August from 5pm, Yourells Hair Salon on Eyre Street will be transformed into a child- friendly zone, as Yourells host a kids evening all in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital where a hair styling for the salon’s younger clientele will be made priority. [Read more...]

Celebrity Trek for Crumlin on RTE

 

Celebrity Trek for Crumlin

Celebrity Trek for Crumlin

Ireland’s best known personalities scale Kilimanjaro to raise money for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin

A documentary following eight of Ireland’s best known personalities as they undertake the challenge of a lifetime to reach the top of Kilimanjaro in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin will air on RTE 1 on Monday 18th July at 9:30pm. [Read more...]

Third Dip in the Nip Launched

3rd Dip in the Nip

3rd Dip in the Nip

The third ‘Dip in the Nip’ will take place on a beach in the northwest of Ireland on Saturday 25th June. This innovative fundraiser was the brainchild of Sligo woman Máire Garvey, who came up with the idea of a small sponsored all-female skinny dip, in 2009, in order to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. [Read more...]