Guest Author - Mary Ellen Sweeney
Here's hoping the holidays find you well and prosperous. If you find your cup overflowing this year, please consider adding a donation to one of these wonderful Irish charities to your list of things that not only feel wonderful, but that help to make the world a little better place for us all.
The Adrian Mitchell Society, The Donegal Hospice Sub Committee
Knocknamona, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Oxfam Ireland is dedicated to teach those less fortunate that poverty is not natural or inevitable. They believe that all human lives have equal value, and that everyone has the right to a dignified life.
The ISPCC has been protecting children and championing their rights since 1889.
Amnesty International Ireland
Amnesty International is renowned the world over for its impartial stance in support of Human Rights.
Concern is a voluntary, non-governmental organisation that works to eliminate extreme poverty in the least developed countries of the world.
Friends of St Luke's Hospital
The Friends of St Luke's Hospital foster the cure, control and care of cancer in a number of ways.
GOAL's ethos is simple. We believe that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life, food, water, shelter, healthcare and literacy.
"Long term develoment, not short term aid, and helping people to provide for themselves."
Irish Kidney Association
The Association provides help to newly diagnosed renal failure patients, as well as continuing help to those already being treated.
The ISPCA believes that we share the earth with other creatures great and small, that many of these animals experience pleasure and pain, that these animals deserve our just treatment, and that these animals are unable to speak for themselves.
World Vision Ireland
World Vision Ireland is a Christian humanitarian relief and development agency, dedicated to empowering people living in poverty by sharing resources and developing partnerships.
Have a very happy Christmas and a brilliant New Year!