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Christmas Window Competition

Christmas Window Competition

Send in your festive charity shop window by 14th December for a public vote on the best Christmas display 2022.

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Fáilte to two new members

Fáilte to two new members

We are delighted top welcome two new members, Comharchumann Shailearna in Galway and Down Syndrome Ireland.

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New Chapter for RWN – CycleUp Textiles

New Chapter for RWN – CycleUp Textiles

Celebrate a New Chapter for Roscommon Womens Network on 30th September from 11am – 1pm at the Riverside Centre Athleague Co Roscommon, showcasing their CycleUp textiles social enterprise.

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Relove Fashion Competition for Schools

Relove Fashion Competition for Schools

The Relove Fashion competition is a sustainable fashion competition open to secondary school students in Leinster. This competition asks students to use their creative design skills to create a sustainable and wearable outfit using clothing sourced from charity shops, swap shops or reuse items already available at home.

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The Get up and Goals (charity shops) project

The Get up and Goals (charity shops) project

Get up and Goals is an innovative Irish Aid funded Global Citizenship Education (GCE) project (2022-23) which aims to increase understanding of local/global justice and development issues and the role that charity shops play in progressing the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Celebrating the worthy winners of our Awards

Celebrating the worthy winners of our Awards

Congratulations to all our wonderful winners at our Awards Ceremony held in May 2022.

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People want better choice of second-hand clothes

People want better choice of second-hand clothes

Throwaway items of clothing contribute more to climate change than air and sea travel yet people continue to buy and then quickly discard clothing in huge quantities write Ruairi Scott Byrne and Eithne Dodd of Buzz.ie on 30th April.

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We’re proud to announce our Awards Long List

We’re proud to announce our Awards Long List

The deadline has passed and we are proud to announce the Long List of all nominees for our 2021 Awards.

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Why work in Charity Retail? Here are 7 good reasons

Why work in Charity Retail? Here are 7 good reasons

Charity shops have moved on from the cluttered, untidy and sometimes a little whiffy places they used to be.