Over €45,000 in Funding Awarded to Eleven Social Enterprises Nationally by Clondalkin-based Social Enterprise. In March 2023, Oakfield Trust launched a new grant funding scheme for social enterprises and social entrepreneurs, focused on making a social impact in the community.
The new Chair of Sage Advocacy has called for the immediate establishment of the Commission on Care, urging that it must be a focal point for profound change that will lead Irish society towards providing a ‘GAA for Care’.
Diabetes Ireland launched the results of the first-ever survey highlighting the lived experience of people with diabetes in Ireland. For further information on “Accessing and Using Diabetes Health Services Survey 2023″.
The lives of these six men, known as ‘the Sallins Men’, were changed irrevocably when they were arrested, detained, charged, convicted and imprisoned following the Sallins Train Robbery in 1976. Their case remains one of the most significant miscarriages of justice in modern Irish history.
Safeguarding Ireland today launched a two week public awareness campaign to promote greater public understanding and application of the Assisted Decision-making Capacity Act, which came into effect in April.
Communities across the country could benefit from an extra €160 Million in legacy giving if Government were to increases awareness and encourage charitable bequests, according to new research from Community Foundation Ireland
The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) is delighted to celebrate International Week of Deaf People 2023, and Irish Sign Language Awareness Week which runs from the 18th to the 24th of September. The theme of this week is A World Where Deaf People Everywhere Can Sign Anywhere.
Philanthropic Support helps to support 17 groups and children they work with €1M in funding being made available. Traveller and migrant families, young people with autism and mothers with difficult pregnancies are among those benefitting from a ‘Children’s Promise Grants Programme’.
For the second year running, Mental Health Ireland have chosen to mark the whole month of October as World Mental Health Month. This October, the charity has a jam-packed programme of events to raise awareness of World Mental Health Month and love you to get involved!
Irish charities could benefit from over €112.5 million in additional charitable bequests over the next decade if a VAT exemption was applied to the cost of making a will when a gift to a charity is included - according to research published by My Legacy.
There is an urgent need for ringfenced, multi-annual funding if community education is to provide a truly supportive learning environment that will address long-term needs in Northern Ireland. That’s according to a research report launched at a special event in Stormont by AONTAS, the national adult learning organisation.
The Irish Heart Foundation welcomes the Irish Heart Attack Audit National Report 2021 by the National Office of Clinical Audit. A heart attack is a life-threatening event that happens when the coronary arteries that supply blood to your heart muscle suddenly become blocked.
This September the Irish Heart Foundation is running the ‘Her Heart Matters’ campaign with support of the HSE and Healthy Ireland, to increase awareness of the risk of heart disease and stroke in women and the fact that this risk increases as women enter menopause.
The report published today (07.09.23) by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland highlights that the pandemic exposed the underdevelopment and lack of capacity across neurology and neurorehabilitation services which were significantly overstretched pre-pandemic.
Star of stage and screen, Mary McEvoy is calling on people to consider including a gift for a charity in their will, as part of this year’s My Legacy Month campaign, which will run throughout September.
Stop Food Waste is the national campaign to reduce household food waste in Ireland, managed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Stop Food Waste run awareness-raising initiatives to share easy tips and resources on how we can make the most of our food, keep it fresher for longer and avoid food waste.
Dublin Lesbian Line is proud to announce its return to the helpline sector through a groundbreaking partnership with sibling service, The Switchboard. This collaboration, aptly named "Women's Night," will provide vital support to the LGBTQIA+ community and will run weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
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