Irish Charity Shops Association

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Find a Charity Shop near you with our map feature.
You can also SEARCH SHOPS by typing your location in
 the box above
Find a Clothing or Book Bank near you and make your donation to a registered
ICSA member charity  
If you are a charity shop customer, want to make a donation, work in a charity shop or just want to find out more about charity shops and what we do, then you'll find more information here.
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Last updated: 16th October 2014

Latest News

Declutter and support a worthwhile cause

24, September, 2014
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Declutter for All  - Ireland's third National Declutter Day takes place on Saturday 27th September. As well as supporting your favourite charity and helping the environment, this unique event also promotes the many personal benefits of decluttering.  
Donating to charity is a feel-good exercise and a great way to extend the life of your unloved items. The official charity partners for National Declutter Day 2014 are Enable Ireland, Oxfam Ireland, Irish Cancer Society, Gorta-Self Help Africa and DEBRA Ireland. Your donations will go a long way to support the work of these worthy causes. Check with your charity in advance to see what's being accepted and drop items directly to your local charity shop after decluttering. Download the press release 
here or go to www.nationaldeclutterday.ie


Vincent's Bray Big Tuesday

03, August, 2014
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Vincent's in Bray Main Street next Tuesday 5th August
BIG TUESDAY, all kid's clothing half price.
The shop opens from 10am to 5.30pm Tel: 01 2040691


Charities Regulatory Board Appointed

06, May, 2014
Dept of Justice

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter TD, announced the 16 appointments to the Board of the Charities Regulatory Authority on 1st May. The Board is to be established later this year under the terms of the 2009 Charities Act.
Conor Woods is to be appointed as chairperson of the new Authority. Mr Woods is an accountant and senior statutory auditor and is currently chair of the Chartered Accountants Ireland charity committee.
Minister Shatter appointed Úna Ní Dhubhghaill, a former official in the Department of Justice, as the authority's first chief executive earlier this year. 
Read more....


Choose Charity Shops 1st!

20, February, 2014
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Launched by Eamon Ryan today, the Choose Charity Shops 1st campaign runs until Sunday 2nd March. Spring clean, declutter and donate your unwanted clothes, shoes books and household items to your local charity shop. Support an ICSA member charity shop and you are supporting a legitimate charity that is delivering crucial services and support for communities nationwide. All shops will have this thumbs up logo in their windows.

At the launch of Choose Charity Shops 1st, Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader said, "Irish Charity Shops Association members do excellent work on a number of levels; they ensure that our unwanted goods are re-used, they provide an opportunity for people to buy at affordable prices and they raise funds to support people in need".

Download the press release here.


Charities Regulatory Authority by Easter

18, January, 2014
Alan Shatter

The Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, announced yesterday that the Charities Regulatory Authority will come into operation by Easter. Arrangements are also being made to fill of the post of CEO of the new Authority on an interim basis by the end of February. Minister Shatter said, 
"The recent revelations about certain organisations in the charitable sector have understandably damaged public trust and confidence. The commencement of the key measures in the Charities Act will provide the increased transparency and accountability that will allow this trust to be rebuilt."
Read full press release from the Department of Justice