Irish Charity Shops Association


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Last updated: 19th August 2015

Latest News

Galway auction of Lord of the Rings models

19, August, 2015

Lord of the Rings Collectors' Models by Eaglemoss
We have a stunning collection of 133 Lord of The Rings figures which are to be auctioned this Friday 21st August.  All the models are now on display in the window of our shop at 18 Sea Road and bids are welcome up until the close of business on Friday 21st August.
Click here for more info about the models
For further information please contact The Simon Shop
Tel. 091 584962 or 087 7390496

What's in store for charity shops?

05, August, 2015
Examiner article

As eBay and Done Deal grab a greater share of the second hand market, charity shops are upping their game and reminding customers that donated items are sold for good causes, not just for profit, reports Liz Dunphy in yesterday's Irish Examiner.

Charity shops may look like magical rabbit warrens full of other people's treasures, but behind the busy window displays, an even busier world thrives driven by the demands faced by all retail businesses.

Read full article here featuring ICSA members and their shops

Charity Shop CE Scheme Women's Aid

31, July, 2015
Womens aid logo

Based in Dublin 6, Womens Aid have four Charity Shop Operative CE Scheme vacancies. 19.5 hours per week and no experience required. Download more info here

Please contact your local Intreo office to check your eligibility to apply for this vacancy.

Furniture upcycling event at Beloved Malahide

29, July, 2015
Focus Event

Beloved Malahide are holding chalk painting workshops on Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th August, teaching you the techniques of furniture painting to help you on the way to take on any project in your home. The workshops are 2 hours and will be run by the team at Wax and Patina. They are great value at only €20, which Wax and Patina are kindly donating to Focus Ireland. It's going to be a great weekend with the help of the Wax And Patina team and Van Gogh fossil paints.

Saturday and Sunday workshop times: 10.00am - 12.00pm 12.30pm - 2.30pm 3.00pm - 5.00pm
More info and booking click here

Reuse and upcycling workshops roadshow to travel Ireland this Summer

14, July, 2015
Revival roadshow

The Revival Roadshow is an exciting EPA-funded eco-project which aims to bring upcycling and reuse workshops to communities all over Ireland. The workshops will teach and demonstrate fun and useful reuse and up-cycling techniques. And best of all, the workshops are FREE!! to participants, communities and events organisers.
Dates for July
25/07/2015 Fota Green Weekend, Co. Cork
26/07/2015 Fota Green Weekend, Co. Cork more