Irish Charity Shops Association


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If you are a charity shop customer, want to make a donation, work in a charity shop or just want to find out more about charity shops and what we do, then you'll find more information here.
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Last updated: 31st July 2015

Latest News

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

Age Action Vintage and Designer Event

24, March, 2015
Age Action event

Please support our very successful Vintage and Designer Event which takes place this Thursday 26th March 2015 5pm to 9pm at our Dun Laoghaire Charity Shop at St Helen's Court, Lower George's Street.

Please come along and support us raise much needed funds for our work with older people throughout Ireland.

Public prefer charity shops to eBay, study shows

18, March, 2015

The public would rather shop for items such as books, clothing and furniture in charity shops than online marketplaces such as eBay or Gumtree, according to research by NfpSynergy.
The study, which asked 1,000 people whether they would prefer to buy a range of goods from a charity shop, an online marketplace or neither, showed that charity shops ranked higher for all 16 categories, except food and toiletries.
NfpSynergy's head of data analysis Cian Murphy said:  "The fact that people would rather go to their local charity shop than go online for most things shows the importance of charity retail as a sector and presence on the high street.  Charities should be proud of their shops, not apologetic." 
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