JustGiving expands to Ireland

first_imgJustGiving expands to Ireland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. In 2012 JustGiving’s users in Ireland gave €574,000 to good causes, and this year already €441,000 has been raised.Charities based in Ireland can register with JustGiving by visiting, while individuals can nominate Irish charities that they would like to see using the site. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 28 June 2013 | News  45 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Online giving platform JustGiving is now open to charities in Ireland. It is launching its presence by partnering with the Airtricity Dublin Marathon which takes place on 28 October.JustGiving already handles around €230,000 for the event, but the partnership is designed to help online fundraising increase amongst the 14,000 participants.Race director Jim Aughney said: “We were so excited to hear that JustGiving was opening to charities in Ireland and I cannot think of a better and more appropriate partner for the Airtricity Dublin Marathon. JustGiving’s revolutionary online giving platform makes fundraising dramatically simple and social for our runners. Together we hope to smash the amount of money we raise for great causes.” Advertisementlast_img read more

#WATCH #GE16 Niall Collins tops Limerick county poll crediting party’s ‘hard…

first_imgFacebook Niall Collins Linkedin TAGSfeaturedLimerick General Electionniall collins Minister Collins welcomes €418,662 in Limerick outdoor funding Taiwanese Community Donate PPE to Rathfredagh Cheshire Home RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Advertisement Print Previous articleShannon aviation gatheringNext article#GE16 first count results from Limerick constituencies Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter Collins confirms €390k from third tranche of COVID-19 Stability Funding Andrew [email protected] at the Limerick count centre at the University of Limerick Sports Arean, Fianna Fail General Election candidate and Limerick County constituency poll topper Niall Collins has said that that the “hard work” done between elections has paid off for his party who have almost doubled their candidate return in Friday’s election.With all boxes opened and tallied in the county constituency, Collins returned with 12,085 first preference votes  with the likely quota set at 10,977.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 65 per cent of the electorate turned out for Friday’s election and gave the outgoing TD 28 per cent of the vote.Fine Gael candidates Patrick O’Donovan, a sitting TD in the constituency and his party stablemate and local councillor Tom Neville have taken a combined 37 per cent of the first preference votes.Deputy O’Donovan has so far returned almost 8,500 first preference votes while Cllr Neville, son of outgoing TD Dan Neville, is sitting in third place with just under 8,000.In a constituency where transfers are still likely to decide the final order, Independent candidate Emmett O’Brien is still not out of the running despite a tallied first preference gap of in the region of 2,500 votes. NewsBreaking news#WATCH #GE16 Niall Collins tops Limerick county poll crediting party’s ‘hard work’By Staff Reporter – February 27, 2016 713 Email Collins welcomes his appointment as Minister of State No vaccines in Limerick yet last_img read more

NEWS REVIEW OF THE YEAR

first_imgAprilRHM finalised details of the sale of its Golden West burger bun subsidiary as separate logistics and bakery businesses. Chicago-based East Balt Bakeries bought the bakery business. Golden West had been under review since October 2004. Cake and bread company Finsbury Food Group’s CEO Dave Brooks announced it had a multi-million pound war chest for acquisitions, and planned to add additional cake businesses and bread businesses to its portfolio. The company generated £2.3m from selling a parcel of surplus land at its Memory Lane cakes site in Cardiff. Cheshire-based Roberts Bakery started rolling out new packaging on its morning goods after repackaging its bread in February 2004. The bakery also extended its premium range with a Toastie loaf and a premium bloomer. Administrators KPMG put plant baker New Rathbones up for sale, after being called in on April 1. The deadline for indicative bids was set as April 13. Administrators later announced they were splitting the company in two – the Wigan, Wakefield and Middlesbrough bakeries were to be sold to one buyer and the Leicester, Walsall and Peterborough sites to a separate bidder. On April 30, Harry Kear and Morrisons announced they had formed a partnership to buy the Wakefield package of sites.British Bakeries relaunched its flagship Hovis brand as Healthiest Ever Hovis after a £10m investment. The overhaul included new logo, new recipes, lower salt levels, new packaging and new advertising. New frozen speciality bread and pastry supplier Mantinga UK made its official launch, announcing a target annual turnover of £1.2m for 2006. The company makes a range of part-baked bread and sweet products by traditional methods in a bakery in Lithuania.Burger King started selling hot baguettes as it developed a ‘fresh-baked’ range. It said it was taking on fast food rivals, such as McDonald’s, as well as new arrivals such as Subway. The bespoke demi-baguettes supplied by Delice de France were rolled out to 700 UK Burger King restaurants.Napier Brown said it was closing the James Budgett Sugars factory in Ledbury and mill in Hull, following clearance of its acquisition by the Competition Commission. DSM Bakery Ingredients was sold to Dutch private equity firm Gilde, subject to regulatory approval by the European Commission.Bakery retailer Three Cooks announced plans to revamp its 200 remaining stores, after closing 40 loss-making sites. The company also introduced a new corporate identity, renaming itself Cooks.Food giant Geest’s specialist bakery in Barton, south Humberside, was gutted in a fire. The bakery was one of the largest production sites for garlic bread in the UK, baking 7,000 baguettes a day.Welsh bakery Brace’s opened a £9.2m plant close to its existing bakery in Crumlin, near Newport. The 64,000sq ft bakery produces white bread and features the latest technology, such as automatic ingredients feed and spiral prover.Peters’ Bakery started moving equipment into its new bakery as a £7.5m rebuilding project neared completion. The Durham factory was being rebuilt after being destroyed by fire in 2004.last_img read more