An Taoiseach Leads Galaxy of Stars to Come Up Roses for a Great Cause! Stars Strike a Pose with a Purple Rose for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s 65 Roses Day this Friday

Some of Ireland’s leading stars and personalities have come up smelling of purple roses in an overwhelming show of petal power for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s annual flagship fundraising appeal, 65 Roses Day, taking place tomorrow, Friday April 9. With public collections unfortunately cancelled for the second year running due to COVID-19, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI)…

A Postcard from The Edge… and many more! Incognito 2021, Ireland’s Largest Online Art Sale in aid of Jack & Jill, is Officially Launched

    U2’s The Edge, rock star Bob Geldof, fashion designer Paul Costelloe, comedians Tommy Tiernan and Jason Byrne, TV artist Don Conroy, former Dublin hurling captain, David Sweeney, DJ/artist Mo Kelly, and Nobel prize winner Dr William Campbell, have today been named among the 1,200 artists taking part in this year’s Incognito 2021 in aid of…

Breakthrough announces funding support for two new projects researching drug resistance in a currently incurable blood cancer

Supporting and promoting research into this cancer is vital. It is incurable…and I would be excited to see targeted therapy in the future, and a less invasive way of changing this illness,” multiple myeloma patient Susan Brennan. As Multiple Myeloma Month draws to a close, Breakthrough Cancer Research, Ireland’s leading cancer research charity, has announced…

Virgin Media Television’s Donate for Dementia campaign raises €1 million for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Virgin Media Television’s Donate for Dementia fundraising and awareness week has raised €1 million for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.   All last week, Virgin Media Television aired special programming around the disease, which affects half a million Irish families, with one in 10 of those diagnosed being under the age of 65.   The…

Ministers Humphreys, McGrath and O’Brien announce €10 million in COVID Stability funding for community and voluntary groups

Funding targeted at organisations which have suffered due to Pandemic A €10 million fund is to be established to assist community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The funding was jointly announced today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, Minister…

Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today launched Samaritans Freephone helpline for the Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia. Samaritans, in partnership with the Government of Ireland through the Emigrant Support Programme, have been working together to provide 24-hour Freephone access to the Samaritans helpline in Ireland…