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Singer Dermot Kennedy raises whopping €200,000 for Irish charities

Dublin singer Dermot Kennedy has raised over €200,000 for Irish charities after playing four sold-out shows at Dublin's 3Arena in December. The Rathcoole native shared his delight on social media,...

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) UK has become a new member of the International Council...

Commenting on the Institute’s ICN membership Professor John Unsworth, Chair of QNI* Council said, “I am delighted that the QNI’s application for membership of the ICN has been successful. The...

PayPal study reveals Irish giving trends

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...

January – December 2021

During this year, €80,423 was disbursed to twenty four individuals/ organisations across thirteen counties who applied for grant support from the QIDN. The largest grant made was €9,000.00 The grants covered...

Retirement from QIDN Council

Ms.P.Taaffe, a former President, Trustee and the longest-standing member of the QIDN,  has retired from Council. QIDN President, Pat McBride, writes of Ms.Taaffe: "this truly marks the end of an...

Couple raises money for charity with elaborate Christmas lights display.

A man who was diagnosed with leukaemia is raising money for a blood cancer charity by creating an elaborate Christmas display outside his and his partner’s house. Peter Elliott, 71,...

Toy Show Appeal raises over €6.6m for Irish charities

The RTÉ Toy Show Appeal, in partnership with The Community Foundation for Ireland, helped more than 600,000 children and their families across the country last year. The proceeds raised over...

What is GivingTuesday Ireland?

What is GivingTuesday Ireland? Charities Institute Ireland has officially launched GivingTuesday Ireland. The Giving Tuesday movement, which first began in the United States in 2012 has grown into a global movement. GivingTuesday is a global...

Charity Trustees’ Week 2021

Charity Trustees’ Week 15-19 November 2021 Charity Trustees’ Week is a great big THANK YOU to charity trustees across Ireland for the important and tireless work they carry out throughout...