Charities hope for a generous Christmas

That Ireland has slipped a little in the charitable donations league may be due to damaged trust among disenchanted donors

13th December, 2015
Ben Foley, 4, from Valleymount, Co Wicklow, and Ruth Finneran, 3, from Roscommon, at the launch of the Trócaire Christmas appeal

Brimming with goodwill and festive cheer? More likely to dip into your hard-earned cash for a good cause?

December is a busy month for Irish charities, with the festive season representing a major fundraising opportunity for the not-for-profit sector.

Whether it’s ethical gift campaigns or straightforward cash donations, charities report that the next few weeks could be the difference between a good year and a bad one.

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