Childline launch ‘Monster Spray’ campaign

Childline has launched a campaign to highlight the difficulties faced by many Irish children during the Summer months. Summertime can be difficult for many Irish children when they have to leave their friends and teachers who are often the only ones, they can confide in.  The Childline by ISPCC campaign titled ‘Monster Spray’ depicts an […]

Re – turn announce partnership with six children’s charities

Six of Ireland’s Children’s charities have come together for a nationwide campaign in conjunction with the Re–turn scheme. Barnardos Ireland, Barretstown, Jack and Jill, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, Childline by ISPCC and Make – A – Wish Ireland. The campaign ‘Return for Children’ will work with large scale events such as festivals, concerts and sporting events. […]

Lough Derg RNLI celebrates lifesaving role of volunteers as charity marks International Women’s Day

For generations, women have saved lives, launched lifeboats, and raised millions for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). At Lough Derg RNLI Station, several women on both the lifeboat and in fundraising are continuing this lifesaving legacy.  Ania Skrzypczynska, a busy mother of one, joined Lough Derg RNLI as a volunteer crew member in 2020.  Ania, […]

“Don’t compare yourself to what you see on Instagram!” – Charity encourages people to reduce their social media usage over Christmas

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, is encouraging people to reduce their social media usage over Christmas. The charity stated that comparisons to the perfect “Instagram” Christmas can lead to unrealistic expectations and disappointment. Turn2Me emphasised that social media can be very damaging for our mental health and that deleting the apps from our phones, […]

“The Christmas period can be really difficult for so many people!” Charity expects increase in demand for services over the festive period and launches ‘Christmas Blues’ support group

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has stated it expects an increase in demand for its services over the festive period. The charity said every year, the period leading up to and after Christmas is incredibly busy with clients most commonly reporting anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship issues. Turn2Me has launched a free ‘Christmas Blues’ […]

Huge increase in number of people reporting ‘Climate Anxiety’ according to mental health charity, Turn2Me

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, stated there has been a huge increase in the number of people with climate-related anxieties in Ireland. The charity stated that people from every age category have reported climate-related anxieties, and the common related feelings include despair, frustration, hopelessness, and disillusion. The charity said that young people in particular […]

“No waiting lists!” – National Mental Health Charity urges public to use its services following ESRI report which classified 55% of young women and 40% of young men as ‘depressed’

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, has urged the public to use its free mental health services, following the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) report which classified 55% of 22-year-old women and 40% of 22-year-old men as ‘depressed’. The charity emphasised that two of its free services, its Support Groups and its ‘Thought Catcher’ service, have […]

Help us leave no one ALONE at Christmas – charity launch Christmas campaign with Páraic Duffy, former Director General of the GAA

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has launched their Christmas campaign today, containing a revelation: the secret to combating loneliness and social isolation. Former GAA Secretary General and ALONE Christmas Ambassador Páraic Duffy was joined by older people, Aideen Archbold and Tony Durkan to launch the campaign at The Grayson, […]

ALONE – The Provision Of Quality Home Care Packages For Older People Is A Necessity

 ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on the government to make homecare a legal right, ensuring that all older people are supported to age in the community.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE, commented, “The principle of ageing at home, and having the right and ability to do […]

Businesses Raise €33,000 For Two Charities

Dublin Chamber of Commerce, the organisation which represents businesses in the Dublin region,  announced that it has raised over €33,000 for charity. The proceeds, raised over the past 12 months, will be split between the Chamber’s two chosen charities for 2016 – the Peter McVerry Trust, set up to provide services to homeless people in […]

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