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Volunteer Ireland Thanks Volunteers for Dedication During Extreme Weather

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Volunteer Ireland has expressed gratitude to all of those volunteers who did their utmost to help their community during the recent extreme weather conditions. Thousands of volunteers across the country came together to support those in need.

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e-VOC (Validation of Competencies) Project Update

The e-VOC project aims at improving the offer, accessibility and quality of training for the professionals of the European voluntary sector on the validation of competences.

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Volunteers Contributed Over 480,000 Hours in 2017

Wednesday 3rd January, 2018: Over 14,000 volunteers registered with local Volunteer Centres and the online national database of volunteering opportunities, IVOL, in 2017. These volunteers clocked up an incredible 480,000 hours of volunteering with an estimated economic value of over

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‘Flying Nun’ Named Volunteer of the Year 2017

Tipperary native Sister Patricia Wall has been named Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Ireland Awards for her dedication to the local community of Slieveardagh in Co. Tipperary.

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News: Report On Impact of Volunteering on Health and Well-Being Launched

To celebrate National Volunteering Week 2017, Volunteer Ireland launched a new report exploring the impact of volunteering on the health and well-being of volunteers.

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