Ortús brings National & International Talent to Cork

One of the brilliant, and talented young artists who will be performing at the seventh Ortús Chamber Music Festival, which will take place from Friday, February 25th to Sunday, 27th, in venues in Cork City and County is young violinist Siún Miln. From Cork, Siún is a member of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and also performs regularly with the Irish Chamber Orchestra. As part of Ólafur Arnald’s String…

Maxi Zoo’s Friendship Connects Campaign provides critical funding to allow Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) to continue its lifesaving work

Ireland’s Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) has welcomed its biggest ever donation through Maxi Zoo giving it a vital lifeline to enable it to continue its important emergency support for missing persons across the country.   The over €28,000 which was raised by Maxi Zoo, Ireland’s largest pet retailer through its Friendship Connects campaign,…

SVP South West ‘humbled’ by public support as over €275,000 raised from annual car draw

St Vincent De Paul South-West has paid tribute and thanked the public for its “phenomenal” support of its annual Car Draw in association with CAB Motor Company.   The charity has reported that more than €275,000 was raised from the 2021 car draw through ticket sales and donations both Cork and Kerry since its launch in late October and they are humbled by the generosity…

Online charity shop Thriftify.ie releases 2021 impact report showing shopping habits of consumers on the site, which has 98% of Ireland’s charities present and selling on it.

Today online charity website Thriftify are toasting what was a successful 2021 for the start-up, both in terms of sales and for the good of the climate. The e-commerce site works with Irish and UK charities, enabling them to sell their donations online and not just in physical shops, with the company’s smart tech then…

2 of 10 Research finds public believes charity and community sector responds more flexibly than statutory services

Figures highlighted today (04.01.2022) by We Act demonstrate the flexibility and responsiveness of the charity and community sector during times of crisis. We Act is a public awareness campaign to promote the value and impact of the charity and community sector in Ireland. The campaign is being managed by a coalition of charities and community groups,…