iDonate.ie – How it All Began

#NationalFamilyDay is the perfect time to share the story behind iDonate and how it all began! Our platform is owned and run by Paddy and Alan Coyne from Tuam Co. Galway, a father and son team who originally founded a web development business together called Western Webs. In 2011, Paddy and Alan set up a […]

Making Giving Easier for Crowdfunders

September saw the launch of our latest offering for fundraisers – Crowdfunding pages. This is a brand new iDonate feature and our team have utilised their extensive experience to create an engaging and user friendly experience for both the Crowdfunder and the donor. Irish fundraisers have previously used platforms such as Go Fund Me and […]

The Ultimate Online Fundraising Calendar!

Introducing Fundraisingdays.ie – the ultimate calendar for charitable fundraising events! iDonate developed this free online resource after realising that there was no up-to-date, central space for all of the fundraising events and charity awareness days happening across Ireland. Causes are being asked to submit their key dates on fundraisingdays.ie so that they can be recorded […]

Johnny Sexton raffles boots he wore during historic 100th cap for charity

Johnny Sexton raffles boots he wore during historic 100th cap for charity

Rugby star Johnny Sexton is raffling off the boots he wore during his historic 100th cap in Ireland’s 60-5 win over Japan to raise money for charity. Cash raised by the draw for the size 9.5 Adidas Predator boots will go to Debra Ireland, which the Irish captain has supported for several years. The organisation […]

Braving the cold and breaking records on Shop Street

A record number of 50 Business Leaders, from 40 organisations around Galway, braved the cold, wet weather for 12 hours on Friday night, for the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out. The leaders spent the night on Shop Street raising awareness and funds for COPE Galway’s vital homeless services and experiencing first-hand the difficult conditions that […]

Alone You Stand – A Tribute To Anthony Foley

Alone You Stand – A Tribute To Anthony Foley

‘Alone You Stand’ is a tribute to the late Anthony Foley, written and performed by former Munster and Ireland star and Hermitage Green singer Barry Murphy. The song had an international premiere at half time in the Ireland v New Zealand match at Aviva Stadium. This date marking five years since the untimely death of […]

Trisha Lewis leads the 10,000-steps-a-day StepTember Challenge for charity Debra Ireland

Trisha Lewis leads the 10,000-steps-a-day StepTember Challenge for charity Debra Ireland

Trisha Lewis Limerick social media star leads StepTember Challenge and helps raise more than €100,000 for skin disease charity. A 10,000-steps-a-day challenge led by a top social media star has smashed the €100,000 barrier for a charity – more than triple its target. Trisha Lewis pounded the streets of her native Limerick, along with 1,100 […]