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Offaly Man Named Volunteer of the Year 2016 (8th Dec 2016)

Birr native David McEvoy has been named Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Ireland Awards for his dedication to Birr First...

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29 Outstanding Volunteers Shortlisted For National Awards (4th Nov 2016)

Nominees To Be Honoured at Volunteer Ireland Awards in December November 4th, 2016: From almost 500 nominations, 29...

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A third of charities have hired someone that volunteered with them (16th May 2016)

Details of the survey were announced to kick off National Volunteering Week 2016, which takes place this week (May 16-22), and...

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National Volunteering Week 2016 Launched (28th Apr 2016)

Not for Profit (Voluntary) organisations encouraged to embrace new ways of volunteering 53% of volunteer involving...

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Dublin Man Named Volunteer of the Year 2015 (3rd Dec 2015)

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015: Swords man Matt Cullen has been named Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Ireland Awards for...

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Volunteer Ireland Awards 2015 Shortlist Announced (3rd Nov 2015)

30 Nominees To Be Honoured at Ceremony in December November 3rd, 2015: From over 300 nominations, 30 exceptional volunteers...

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Volunteers Contribute over €5 Billion to Economy Each Year (7th September 2015) (10th Sep 2015)

Volunteer Ireland Launch Annual Awards with a Call for Nominations for Ireland’s Best Volunteers 7th September 2015: Volunteer...

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3,000 ways to get involved in National Volunteering Week (18th May 2015) (10th Sep 2015)

Volunteer Ireland and Volunteer Centres celebrate 100,000 volunteers registered since 2005 18th May 2015: The public is being...

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30% of volunteers registered in 2014 were migrants and overseas visitors to Ireland (27th Jan 2015)

40% of volunteers surveyed say that volunteering improved their employability 27th January, 2015: Volunteer Ireland has today...

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Thomas Street Volunteer Ambassador programme returns to Dublin’s Liberties (8th Jul 2014)

Volunteers sought to join the team and welcome visitors to one of Dublin’s most historic streets Following the success of a...

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Celebrating International Volunteer Day!

International Volunteer Day is a global day that takes place every year on 5th December. It gives us a chance to recognise, thank and...

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Posted Nov 21 by Amy Woods

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Why it’s important to recognise your volunteers

Jill Lyons, Communications and Marketing Manager with Breakthrough Cancer Research, tells us about mother and daughter volunteering duo...

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Posted Oct 04 by Amy Woods
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