Charity

Fundraising target of €40,000 set for Glanbia’s charity challenge

Fundraising target of €40,000 set for Glanbia’s charity challenge

Glanbia Ireland employees, their families and their friends are preparing to cycle, swim, walk and run a combined 30,000km goal...

August 23, 2021

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

Young farmers plan 24-hour plough in 60-year-old tractor

It might be a bit rusty around the edges and pack a tiny 25hp, but young farmers in Northern Ireland...

July 14, 2021

Animal welfare grant scheme for charities opened for 2021

Animal welfare grant scheme for charities opened for 2021

The Animal Welfare Grant Programme for Registered Animal Charities for 2021 has been announced by the Department of Agriculture, Food...

July 5, 2021

Agri community joins forces for major ultra cycle for charity

Agri community joins forces for major ultra cycle for charity

Farmers, agribusiness, media and cyclists are coming together next month for a major fundraising drive in the form of an...

July 1, 2021

NI’s Auction of Hope announces fundraising total

NI’s Auction of Hope announces fundraising total

The inaugural ‘Auction of Hope’ organised by Air Ambulance Northern Ireland’s (AANI) agri-business group, has raised a phenomenal £92,450 for...

May 8, 2021

SMEs invited to mark Earth Day by planting trees

SMEs invited to mark Earth Day by planting trees

Small and medium sized companies across Ireland are being invited to celebrate Earth Day – which takes place today (Thursday,...

April 22, 2021

Air Ambulance fundraiser set to be one of NI’s biggest rural charity auctions

Air Ambulance fundraiser set to be one of NI’s biggest rural charity auctions

An auction held in aid of the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is set to be one of the region’s biggest...

April 12, 2021

Mayo Ultra Cyclists present €81,000 to charities following fearsome physical feat

Mayo Ultra Cyclists present €81,000 to charities following fearsome physical feat

A mammoth physical feat which involved cycling over 1,900km in six days last year has had a very positive outcome...

January 4, 2021

AgriKids founder nominated for humanitarian award

AgriKids founder nominated for humanitarian award

Meath woman Alma Jordan has been nominated for an Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Award on account of her innovative farm...

November 24, 2020

Mayo Ultra Cyclists raise €78,000 for charity so far…with donations still accepted

Mayo Ultra Cyclists raise €78,000 for charity so far…with donations still accepted

Having battled Storm Ellen and the stretches of road between Mallow and Rathmore and Killarney to Newcastle West in the...

August 31, 2020

Charity ‘ultra-cycle’ comes to an end – with some €70,000 raised

Charity ‘ultra-cycle’ comes to an end – with some €70,000 raised

Yesterday (Friday, August 21) was the sixth and final day of the Mayo Ultra-Cyclists’ 32-county, 1,900km charity cycle. The gargantuan...

August 22, 2020

Ultra-cycle day 5: ‘The hardest day of cycling in our lives’

Ultra-cycle day 5: ‘The hardest day of cycling in our lives’

The Mayo Ultra-Cyclists completed day five of the their six-day, 1,900km charity cycle challenge yesterday (Thursday, August 20), in what...

August 21, 2020

Ultra-cycle day 4: Unforgiving weather can’t stop team reaching fundraising target

Ultra-cycle day 4: Unforgiving weather can’t stop team reaching fundraising target

The Mayo-Ultra Cyclists completed day four of their charity cycle yesterday (Wednesday, August 19) on what was a special day...

August 20, 2020

Ultra-cycle day 3: Team battered by rain – but cover largest daily distance so far

Ultra-cycle day 3: Team battered by rain – but cover largest daily distance so far

The Mayo Ultra-Cyclists were battered by rain and had to deal with punctured tyres yesterday (Tuesday, August 18) – but...

August 19, 2020

‘Ultra-cyclists’ overcome rain and road closures on day 2 of charity cycle

‘Ultra-cyclists’ overcome rain and road closures on day 2 of charity cycle

Despite being soaked by rain, coming across road closures, and having their support crew’s bus break down, the ‘Mayo Ultra-Cyclists’...

August 18, 2020

‘Ultra-Cycling’ charity challenge gets underway – complete with celebrity cameo…

‘Ultra-Cycling’ charity challenge gets underway – complete with celebrity cameo…

The ‘Mayo Ultra-Cyclists’ are living up to their name, covering some 320km and eight counties – on both side of...

August 17, 2020

1,900km in 6 days: The Mayo ‘Ultra-Cycling’ Charity Challenge

1,900km in 6 days: The Mayo ‘Ultra-Cycling’ Charity Challenge

The ‘Mayo Ultra-Cyclists’ are set to take on the unenviable task of cycling 1,900km – through 32 counties – all...

August 15, 2020

Post-lockdown tractor run raises £9,000 for Air Ambulance NI

Post-lockdown tractor run raises £9,000 for Air Ambulance NI

Tractor drivers from across Co. Down have smashed the £9,000 mark for Northern Ireland’s Air Ambulance. The Ards Peninsula Tractor...

July 29, 2020