Month: December 2020

BLOG: 2020 Advocacy – A year in review

Volunteer Ireland’s Public Affairs Officer, Heber Rowan, takes a look back at the last year and how our advocacy efforts strengthened and evolved throughout the year.  2020 was a year unlike any other. It was a year that showed the value of volunteering

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75% of population volunteered during pandemic

According to new Ipsos MRBI statistics commissioned by Volunteer Ireland, three-quarters of the population volunteered their time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March this year. The most popular activities were grocery shopping (40%), befriending someone who was

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Volunteer Ireland Welcomes Ireland’s First National Volunteering Strategy

National Volunteering Strategy

Volunteer Ireland has welcomed the publication of Ireland’s first National Volunteering Strategy, launched by Minister Joe O’Brien On December 5th 2020. The five year strategy lays out a comprehensive plan to foster and support volunteering well into the future. The

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