Incognito Art Sale, in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, Sells Out, raising €188,040

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation has announced that its online Incognito Art Sale, which got underway at 10am this morning, has sold out raising €188,040. Monies raised will fund Jack & Jill’s specialist home nursing care to 374 children with life-limiting conditions right across the country, including end-of-life care.      Now that the collection is sold out, the BIG REVEAL will happen tomorrow,…

Dáithí Ó Sé invites Cork to show solidarity with people with dementia and family carers to celebrate Alzheimer’s Tea Day 2021

RTÉ star Dáithí Ó Sé is calling on the nation to show solidarity with people with dementia and their family carers and virtually have Tea in Every Town with their friends and loved ones to mark Alzheimer’s Tea Day which takes place across Ireland on Thursday, 6th May and is proudly sponsored by Fujitsu Ireland.  …

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…

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…