Charity shops lose €10M

CHARITY shops have lost an estimated €10 million in the last two years because foreign crime gangs are stealing donations of clothes that householders leave outside their doors.…

Revenue will help you give cash to charity

AS the row between Unicef and its former head Melanie Verwoerd rumbles on, everyone agrees on one thing: even though it's hard finding extra money for good causes in a recession, charities should be supported.…

Giving it your Best by Ruth O'Connor

For Ireland's charity shops, the economic downturn has created plenty of opportunities - but it has also created some problems. At a time when more people than ever are visiting their shops to seek out bargains, charities are finding that donations are falling as people increasingly reuse or recycle, rather than give away, their old clothes.…

Oxjam @ Oxfambooks

OxJam is back! A series of free, live in-store gigs every Saturday in April at OxfamBooks, Parliament Street, Dublin. Whether you settle down for the whole gig, or just take in one song while you browse for books, these events are always exciting, welcoming and not quite your usual Saturday afternoon, so do drop by!…

Hang out with Age Action Abseil Event 14th May 2011

Abseil with Aidan Cooney (TV3 Presenter, Ireland AM) and friends off the Irish Life Building, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1 and help Age Action to raise much needed funds. This is a fantastic opportunity to get a breathtaking view of the city, to abseil 150 feet and to raise funds for SAge Action. This event is sponsored by Irish Life PLC…