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This afternoon.

Spar, Ballybough, Dublin 1

Georgina writes:

The sweet jar contains donations for a local 93-year-old lady who last week was robbed of her Xmas rent money.

The shopkeeper told us she is loved and known by everybody in the area as a seamstress, with people always knocking at her door for alterations.

Two men pretending to be there to clean gutters took her double Xmas rent money she had just collected & some extra cash….

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Last month, the actor donated his voice for free to a viral for OneClickGiving. the ad revenue goes to Save the Children and the UK Refugee Council.



Want to own Brian O’Driscoll’s soiled cast-off boots?

Solas Project are holding a prize draw to raffle off the very boots B.O.D wore in Ireland’s Rugby World Cup 2011 victory over Australia in an effort to raise €10k to fund its mentoring and social development activities.

Clodagh writes:

The competition runs from today until Thursday 22nd October. Entries can be made by texting “Boots” to 50300 and all texts will cost €6

Name that voiceover artist.


Solas Project

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Elizabeth Stepney-Power writes:

I shaved my head this weekend to raise money for Cliona’s Foundation, above is a very short (46 sec) video of the event, it would be great if you could feature it on Broadsheet to help raise awareness for this great charity that helps Irish families with sick or injured children.

I donated the hair to The Little Princess Trust who make wigs for children who are suffering from hair loss.


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Aoife Giles writes:

just followed a link on amazon for Amazon Smile…….”Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Tried to search for Focus Ireland and I was offered this (above)…



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Bobby Sheehy plugz:

…a charity gig me and a few of my friends are organising for Our Lady’s children’s hospital Crumlin this Wednesday in The Twisted Pepper nightclub. We are hoping to raise a good bit of money and upcoming Dublin singer songwriter Scoops will be performing on the night



ESB: Can’t Pay Won’t Pay.

Lighting up at William Tilly’s Xmas house on Bath Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4 this evening.


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