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Media Coverage

We Act aims to highlight the work of charities and community groups and the individuals, both staff and volunteers, who ignite change. Through national, regional, and local media coverage, we're helping to tell these stories under one united brand.

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National Media Coverage

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The Irish Times / RTÉ

Hundreds of people are giving their time over the holiday period to support those in crisis, both in person and on helplines

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RSVP Live

A Dublin retiree has opened up about volunteering over Christmas with eating disorder charity Bodywhys. "My priority is to make sure that the caller feels heard, understood and validated"

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RSVP Live

"There were only 32 members when I joined but it’s so much bigger now, and so many more people know about haemochromatosis, but I never stop raising awareness."

 

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Independent / The Herald

"Fiona Barden, one of We Act's Christmas Heroes shares her story of rehabilitation and why she is looking forward to the festivities this year."

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Irish Farmers Journal

"Joe Cormican is very much a community person and enjoys nothing more than seeing everyone around him having a good time."

 

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RSVP Live

"There were only 32 members when I joined but it’s so much bigger now, and so many more people know about haemochromatosis, but I never stop raising awareness."

 

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Ireland AM

"Hear from Tracey Wilkie how she's benefitted from the help of volunteers and how to volunteer this Christmas."

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Irish Examiner

"...We work closely with the group as we’ve so many awesome volunteers."

 

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RTÉ - News2Day

"I think others should consider getting involved in volunteering because its fun to do, especially when you're doing it with friends."

 

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RTE News Coverage

RTÉ - Morning Ireland

"180 hampers to 300 hampers would go out weekly from roughly 1100 people."

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Irish Times

"...We see people, communities and organisations across the country reaching out and supporting in whatever way they can."

 

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The Independent

"The goal of this nationwide programme of events, in partnership with Culture Night and We Act, is to promote remote employment."

 

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Irish Times

"After their daughter’s death, couple founded charity to help financially support families"

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Irish Times

"Oscar’s Kids was launched after boy who ‘filled everyone with joy’ lost his life to cancer"

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Irish Times

"The 14-bed Dublin house whose ever-changing group of residents have one thing in common"

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Irish Examiner

"Campaign highlights essential role played by charities in the community"

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The Journal

"Three charity workers feeling bright about the spirit of giving"

 

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Irish Times

Images of the Day: 

We Act Launch

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Irish Country Magazine

"22 changemakers and inspiring movements transforming society for the better"

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RTÉ News

"Children learning about how to care for animals at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital"

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RTÉ News

Christmas Stories Campaign: Coverage for Tintean Housing Waterford's Buskaid

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National Coverage
Regional Coverage

Media Enquiries

Press Enquiries

Telling our stories is at the heart of We Act. And we want the media to help us tell them well. 

For all press enquiries about We Act, email: info@WeAct.ie

Campaign Spokespeople:

Madeline Campbell

We Act Campaigns Officer

Emily Bourke

Campaigns & Advocacy Officer, The Wheel and Member of the We Act Steering Group

Amy Woods 

Communications and Advocacy Manager, Volunteer Ireland and Member of the We Act Steering Group 

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 We have a bank of compelling stories.
Remarkable people, doing incredible things every single day. From all walks of life, in every corner of Ireland. 

We encompass every topic from housing to healthcare, environmental protection to arts and culture, and human rights advocacy to animal welfare. 

Get in touch and tell us what you're looking for. 

Public polling on perception of the charity and community sector is also available on request. 

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