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Good Causes Stories

  • Olympic Team

    Olympic Team

    National Lottery funding is supporting a number of... Read More

  • Making Magic Happen all over Ireland

    Making Magic Happen all over Ireland

    Over the last 25 years, €4... Read More

  • Irish Sailing Association

    Irish Sailing Association

    National Lottery funding supports The Iris... Read More

  • Festina Lente

    Festina Lente

    National Lottery funding supports Festina Lente, an... Read More

  • Down Syndrome Ireland

    Down Syndrome Ireland

    National Lottery funding supports Down Syndrom... Read More

  • Paralympics Ireland

    Paralympics Ireland

    National Lottery funding supports Paralympics... Read More

  • Athletics Ireland

    Athletics Ireland

    National Lottery Funding supports the Athletics... Read More

  • Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare

    Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare

    National Lottery funding supports Glór Theatr... Read More

  • Myasthenia Gravis Ireland

    Myasthenia Gravis Ireland

    National Lottery funding supportsThe... Read More

  • Swim Ireland

    Swim Ireland

    National Lottery funding supports Swim Ireland, the... Read More

  • The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

    The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

    National Lottery funding helps to... Read More

  • MS Ireland

    MS Ireland

    National Lottery funding is helping to support MS Ireland... Read More

  • Irish Hockey

    Irish Hockey

    National Lottery Funding is helping High Performance Ir... Read More

  • Bewleys Theatre

    Bewleys Theatre

    Bewley's Cafe Theatre, located in the former Orienta... Read More

  • High Performance Boxing Ireland

    High Performance Boxing Ireland

    National Lottery Funding is helping... Read More

  • Barnardos


    Every year Barnardos works directly with over 5,000 childr... Read More

  • Triathalon Ireland

    Triathalon Ireland

    Triathlon Ireland (TI) is the national governing... Read More

  • Jack & Jill Foundation

    Jack & Jill Foundation

    Jack & Jill Children's Foundation provides... Read More

  • Age & Opportunity

    Age & Opportunity

    Age & Opportunity is the national not-for-profit... Read More

  • Imagine Arts Festival

    Imagine Arts Festival, Co Waterford

    Imagine is Waterford's arts... Read More

  • Late Nite Soccer Leagues

    Late Nite Soccer Leagues

    The Late Nite Soccer league is run by the... Read More

  • Carnew Community Care

    Carnew Community Care

    The primary aim of the team members of Carnew... Read More

  • Irish Autism Action

    Irish Autism Action

    Irish Autism Action is a passionate organisation... Read More

  • Order of Malta

    Order of Malta

     Order of Malta, Ireland coordinates and manages a... Read More

  • Camphill Community, Co Kilkenny

    Camphill Community, Ballytobin, Co Kilkenny

    YOU helped pay for the... Read More

  • Wexford Opera Festival

    Wexford Opera Festival

      The Wexford Opera Festival has been running... Read More

  • Irish Surfing Association

    Irish Surfing Association

      The Irish Surfing Association is the... Read More

  • Limerick Youth Service

    Limerick Youth Service

    Limerick Youth Service is an innovative,... Read More

  • Irish Wheelchair Association

    Irish Wheelchair Association, Co Donegal

    The Irish Wheelchair... Read More

  • Clifden Arts Festival, Co Galway

    Clifden Arts Festival, Co Galway

    Clifden Community Arts Week... Read More

  • Fidget Feet

    Fidget Feet

    Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre is Ireland’s foremost... Read More

  • Irish Guide Dogs

    Irish Guide Dogs

    Irish Guide Dogs, since it's foundation, has hugely... Read More

  • Everton Football Club, Co. Cork

    Everton Football Club, Co. Cork

    Everton Football Club was founded in... Read More

  • Limerick Youth Theatre

    Limerick Youth Theatre

    Limerick Youth Theatre (LYT) is a company of... Read More

  • No Name Club

    No Name Club, Co Kilkenny

      National Lottery has helped to fund the ... Read More

  • Regional Cultural Centre, Donegal

      Geri Maye met staff, visitors and artists at the Regional Cultura... Read More

  • Alzheimer's Society

      The Orchard National Respite Centre in Blackrock Co. Dublin, wher... Read More

  • Young Irish Film Makers

      Young Irish Film Makers is a digital film training and production... Read More

  • Archways

      Archways, Lucan, Co. Dublin, 2 April 2011. Read More

  • Irish Deaf Society

      Irish Deaf Society, Co. Dublin, 26 March 2011. Read More

  • St. Brigids GAA

      St. Brigids GAA, Blackwater, Co. Wexford, 19 March 2011. Read More

  • Ballybay Community Creche

      Ballybay Community Creche, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan, 12 March 2011. Read More

  • Tuam Cancer Centre

      Tuam Cancer Centre, Tuam, Co. Galway. Saturday, 5 March 2011. Read More

  • Conradh na Gaeilge

      Conradh na Gaeilge, Harcourt St, Co. Dublin. Saturday, 26 Februar... Read More

  • Adult Learning Festival

      Adult Learning Festival, Co. Tipperary. Sat, 19 Feb 2011. Read More

  • TLC for CF

      TLC for Cystic Fibrosis, Thomond Park, Co. Limerick. Saturday, 12... Read More

  • Children's Group Link, Co. Waterford.

      Children's Group Link, Co. Waterford. Saturday, 5 February 2011. Read More

  • Carlow Gymnastics Club

      Carlow Gymnastics Club, St. Leo's College, Co. Carlow. Saturday, ... Read More

  • Golden Eagle Trust

    Reintroduction programme incubates funding worth €36,500. Thanks to... Read More

  •  Floods of children head for the Ark

    Cultural Centre for Children receives €723,000 Children have just a... Read More

  • Olympic stars box clever to win

    Funding in excess of €2m helps amateur Olympians shine Any amateur... Read More

  • Regional sport races ahead in sunny southeast

    Waterford Centre in the swim with €5.2m grant If you want your... Read More

  • Putting the fun in funding with outdoor activities

    €40,000 extension for Queen of Peace Youth & Adventure Club Since... Read More

  • Winning with the write stuff

    €2 million bookmarked for Bord na Leabhar Gaeilge  How many times... Read More

  • Cork Gaelic Football Club hit their goal

    St Michael’s GAA Club net €500,000 St Michael’s Gaelic Football Clu... Read More

  • The National Water-ski Championships splash out

    Lough Muckno Club takes to the waves with €30,000 In 2009 Lough... Read More

  • A faultless round for Ennis Showjumping Arena

    €90,000 grant sends Clare showjumpers leaping for joy The scenery o... Read More

  • Community: works together and ends with unity

    St Benedict’s Housing for Older People invests €277,500 in people... Read More

  • Music Network Funding - Hitting the high notes on educational tours

    €725,000 funding is sweet music to Music Network Listen, being Iris... Read More

  •  Giving for giving’s sake: the Irish Kidney Association

    Regular funding helps promote organ donor awareness We’re very... Read More

  • Girls in Action

    The Girls in Action programme is a physical activity initiative... Read More

  • Environmental group plants small seeds for big change

    Global Action Plan gains €4,000 seed fund Global Action Plan’s... Read More

  • Youths of all ages the real winners in Buncrana

    Youth Club bags €530,000 grant for new centre Now that they’ve got ... Read More

  • Playing to win at Dualla Sports Community

    €88,000 plus change for new dressing rooms It was a case of ‘If you... Read More

  • Knowing the score with Cork Youth Services

      Youth, and we’re fairly sure we can remember that far back, means... Read More

  • Making a splash at the Outdoor Education Centre

    Shielbaggan OEC like ducks to water with €55,000 funding We’re real... Read More