One stop charitable vending machines unveiled  in London

One stop charitable vending machines unveiled in London

‘Giving Machines’ that allow Londoners to donate hot food, winter coats, and mosquito nets will be open throughout December.

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Mother taking part in fundraiser for charity who provide daughter 50 hours of nursing a week

Mother taking part in fundraiser for charity who provide daughter 50 hours of nursing a week

The Jack and Jill Foundation help Tracy with 50 hours nursing a month to give her a little break from the round-the-clock care that Willow needs.

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Major increase in demand for Barnardos' services, charity reveals

Major increase in demand for Barnardos' services, charity reveals

The children's charity is appealing for donations today for its National Collection Day across the country.

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Letter to the Editor: Aid workers should not die doing their jobs

Letter to the Editor: Aid workers should not die doing their jobs

Next Monday, World Humanitarian Day, pays tribute to aid workers, especially those killed doing their jobs.

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Trócaire helps 3m people in poorest countries

Trócaire helps 3m people in poorest countries

Three million people in 27 of the poorest countries were helped last year by Irish charity Trócaire.

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Insurance costs among the biggest hurdles for voluntary sector to overcome

Insurance costs among the biggest hurdles for voluntary sector to overcome

These issues will be discussed as part of The Wheel's National Charity Summit at Croke Park.

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Charity with 23 staff had no monthly payroll reports; Alcohol purchases claimed in expenses

Charity with 23 staff had no monthly payroll reports; Alcohol purchases claimed in expenses

A Tusla-funded charity with 23 staff had no monthly payroll reports despite spending almost 81% of its income on payroll over three years.

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Making a difference to millions of lives - Ireland's community heroes honoured

Making a difference to millions of lives - Ireland's community heroes honoured

An autism support group that helps hundreds of families in Cork and a Clare woman who set up ground-breaking services for victims of domestic violence, were among those honoured at an event recognising charitable work across the country.

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'Change Donations' hoping to provide a fresh blueprint for a scandal-free charity sector

'Change Donations' hoping to provide a fresh blueprint for a scandal-free charity sector

It’s the time of goodwill and the peak season for charities and non-profits, with bucket shakers and clipboard-wielding fundraisers a familiar sight on our streets in the lead-up to Christmas, writes Ruth Doris.

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Five charities to receive additional €1m from Elizabeth O'Kelly estate

Five charities to receive additional €1m from Elizabeth O'Kelly estate

The five Irish charities that have received €30m from the estate of Laois woman, Mrs Elizabeth O’Kelly, are set to share an additional €1m from the estate.

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Laois woman leaves €30m to five charities in her will - including €6m for Irish Cancer Society

Laois woman leaves €30m to five charities in her will - including €6m for Irish Cancer Society

A County Laois woman has bequeathed a total of €30m to five charities in a massive windfall for the charity sector, it has emerged.

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Charities Regulator CEO to leave post next month

Charities Regulator CEO to leave post next month

The Chief Executive of the Charities Regulator, John Farrelly, is to step down from the position next month.

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Record number of issues go before Charities Regulator

Record number of issues go before Charities Regulator

Nearly a third of last year’s record number of concerns about charities were raised by clients, or serving and former workers and directors, according to the sectoral watchdog.

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Only 17% of volunteers in registered charities under the age of 24 - Report shows

Only 17% of volunteers in registered charities under the age of 24 - Report shows

A new report published today shows that registered Irish charities have a significant social and economic impact.

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Aer Lingus announces new routes at Dublin and Shannon

Aer Lingus announces new routes at Dublin and Shannon

Aer Lingus has today announced additions to its schedule for summer 2014 with new routes at Dublin and Shannon airports.

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Aer Lingus introduces wi-fi - but no calls allowed

Aer Lingus introduces wi-fi - but no calls allowed

Aer Lingus has launched a paid wifi service on transatlantic flights.

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Aer Lingus posts increase in H1 revenue but operating profits down

Aer Lingus posts increase in H1 revenue but operating profits down

Aer Lingus is reporting a growth in revenues and passenger numbers for the first half of the year - but operating profits are down on last year.

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New transatlantic schedule for Aer Lingus announced

New transatlantic schedule for Aer Lingus announced

Aer Lingus will fly directly to San Francisco and Toronto on a year-round basis from next April, the airline announced today.

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Aer Lingus mulling San Francisco route

Aer Lingus mulling San Francisco route

Aer Lingus is considering re-opening its direct flight to San Francisco.

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Aer Lingus confirms normal flight schedule after SIPTU withdraws strike threat

Aer Lingus confirms normal flight schedule after SIPTU withdraws strike threat

Aer Lingus has welcomed SIPTU's decision to withdraw its threat of industrial action at the airline next week.

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SIPTU calls off Monday's planned strike action

SIPTU calls off Monday's planned strike action

SIPTU has called off its planned strike action at Aer Lingus on Monday after a meeting of shop stewards from the union today.

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Ryanair: New merger 'mirrors' bid for Aer Lingus

Ryanair has today welcomed the announcement by IAG/Iberia that it intends to acquire Vueling, comparing it to its own bid for Aer Lingus.

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Aer Lingus announces Q3 profits

Aer Lingus announces Q3 profits

Aer Lingus has announced an operating profit of €90.9m for the period from July 1 to September 30.

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Aer Lingus announces increase in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus announces increase in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus today announced that total flown passenger numbers, including Aer Lingus Regional operations, increased by 0.9% to 962,000 in October 2012 compared to October 2011.

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 2.2%

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 2.2%

Aer Lingus announced today that total flown passenger numbers, including regional operations, increased by 2.2% to 1,116,000 in August 2012 compared to August 2011.

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Revenue rise for Aer Lingus in loss-making first half of year

Revenue rise for Aer Lingus in loss-making first half of year

Despite rising revenues, Aer Lingus has today reported a pre-tax loss of €24.5m for the first half of the year despite.

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Aer Lingus urges shareholders to reject Ryanair takeover

Aer Lingus has issued a letter to its shareholders urging them to reject Ryanair's bid for the business.

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Aer Lingus boss Mueller: Ryanair offer 'incapable of completion'

Aer Lingus boss Mueller: Ryanair offer 'incapable of completion'

The CEO of Aer Lingus Christoph Mueller has said Ryanair's bid for the company is too low, and would be bad for consumers.

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Aer Lingus urges shareholders to reject Ryanair bid

Aer Lingus urges shareholders to reject Ryanair bid

The board of Aer Lingus has urged shareholders to reject Ryanair's bid for the company.

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Ryanair offer 'undervalues Aer Lingus', say airline's board

The Board of Aer Lingus has today urged shareholders in the airline not to accept Ryanair's share purchase offer.

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Aer Lingus reports increased load factor

Aer Lingus reports increased load factor

Aer Lingus’ flown passenger load factor in May 2012 increased by 2.9 points on May 2011 to 76.2%, it was stated today.

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Aer Lingus reports April rise in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus reports April rise in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus today said its total passenger numbers for April, including Aer Lingus Regional operations, increased by 3.2% compared to the same month last year.

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Aer Lingus reports smaller loss in Q1

Aer Lingus reports smaller loss in Q1

Aer Lingus have reported smaller losses in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2011.

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Varadkar hopeful of securing aviation maintenance deal

Varadkar hopeful of securing aviation maintenance deal

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said that Aer Lingus is in commercial talks to secure a deal which would mean a net increase in maintainence jobs at Shannon Airport.

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 8.2%

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 8.2%

The total number of passengers flying with Aer Lingus increased by 8.2% last month.

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Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe debut at airports

Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe debut at airports

The first Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe services have taken to the skies from Waterford and Kerry airports today.

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Higher costs dent Aer Lingus profits

Higher costs dent Aer Lingus profits

Higher fuel prices and airport charges saw Aer Lingus's profits drop by more than €2m last year.

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Martin opposes sale of State assets

Martin opposes sale of State assets

Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin leader said today that the sale of State assets is being driven by the Government, not the Troika.

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Government 'considering selling Aer Lingus stake'

Government 'considering selling Aer Lingus stake'

The government is reported to be considering selling its 25 % stake in Aer Lingus.

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Rise in Aer Lingus passenger numbers

Rise in Aer Lingus passenger numbers

Aer Lingus passenger numbers rose last month, with 699,000 customers booking flights in November.

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Varadkar considering sale of Government stake in Aer Lingus

Varadkar considering sale of Government stake in Aer Lingus

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has today hinted that the Government's stake in Aer Lingus could be sold in the coming months.

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase in August

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase in August

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increased 4.1% in August, according to figures released this morning.

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 3% in July

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 3% in July

Aer Lingus' passenger numbers were 1,105,000 in July, an increase of 3% on July 2010.

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Aer Lingus reports drop in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus reports drop in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus is blaming a threatened pilots strike at the airline last month for a drop in passenger numbers.

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Varadkar calls for Aer Lingus talks to continue

Varadkar calls for Aer Lingus talks to continue

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has called on Aer Lingus management and pilots to re-engage in talks aimed at averting strike action at the airline.

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Aer Lingus: Pilots' action will not affect all flights

Aer Lingus: Pilots' action will not affect all flights

Aer Lingus has said a number of its services will not be affected if pilots go ahead with threatened strike action next week.

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Aer Lingus rostering row threatens plans of 30,000 passengers per day

Aer Lingus rostering row threatens plans of 30,000 passengers per day

Talks aimed at averting strike action at Aer Lingus broke up without resolution in the early hours of this morning.

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Aer Lingus pilots and management in talks on threatened strikes

Aer Lingus pilots and management in talks on threatened strikes

Attempts will be made today to resolve the latest industrial unrest at Aer Lingus.

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Pilots’ action ‘may lead to full cancellation’ of Aer Lingus operations

Pilots’ action ‘may lead to full cancellation’ of Aer Lingus operations

Aer Lingus passengers have been warned of possible flight cancellations after pilots served the carrier with notice of industrial action.

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IMPACT calls for more detail on Aer Lingus 'problems'

IMPACT calls for more detail on Aer Lingus 'problems'

The IMPACT trade union has said it is not convinced Aer Lingus is still in crisis, and has asked for more detail on the gloomy picture painted by the airline this morning.

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 8.4%

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 8.4%

Aer Lingus said total booked passenger numbers in March were 716,000, a decrease of 8.4% compared to March last year.

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Aer Lingus passenger traffic down 17% in January

Aer Lingus passenger traffic down 17% in January

Aer Lingus passenger numbers fell 17% in January compared to the same month last year, the airline said this morning.

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Aer Lingus cancels 34 weekend flights

Aer Lingus cancels 34 weekend flights

Aer Lingus has warned its passengers there will be some disruption to flight services this weekend, but that the schedule will return to normal on Monday.

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No more strikes: Key agreement reached in Aer Lingus dispute

No more strikes: Key agreement reached in Aer Lingus dispute

A breakthrough has been reached in the Aer Lingus roster dispute after management and unions agreed the dispute would end and staff would be returned to the payroll.

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Aer Lingus talks end stalemate as staff restored to duties

Aer Lingus talks end stalemate as staff restored to duties

There has been a breakthrough in the Aer Lingus cabin crew roster row, which could see an end to flight disruption at the airline.

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Hopes of breakthrough in Aer Lingus row

Hopes of breakthrough in Aer Lingus row

There are hopes of a breakthrough in the dispute between cabin crew and management at Aer Lingus after talks continued overnight.

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Aer Lingus talks to continue today

Aer Lingus talks to continue today

Talks aimed at resolving the rosters row at Aer Lingus will resume this morning at the Labour Relations Commission.

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Negotiations continue in Aer Lingus roster row

Negotiations continue in Aer Lingus roster row

Unions and management at Aer Lingus will begin a fresh rounds of talks today in an effort to resolve the ongoing dispute over new rosters.

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LRC to decide on Aer Lingus talks

LRC to decide on Aer Lingus talks

The Labour Relations Commission will decide later whether or not it is worth reconvening talks between Aer Lingus management and the cabin crew union IMPACT in a bid to resolve the row over rosters.

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Aer Lingus talks deferred

Aer Lingus talks deferred

Talks between Aer Lingus management and the cabin crew union IMPACT have been deferred until tomorrow as the dispute over new rosters continues.

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