PayPal’s Gifting and Giving 2021 study has revealed that 38% of Irish people report that their generosity has increased in relation to charitable causes since the pandemic started. A stunning 92% said that they donated to charity in some way.

The most generous givers are from Carlow (€178), Wicklow (€106), Sligo (€103), Meath (€102) and Wexford (€100), with the average countrywide being €87 a year.