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Ireland Ranked World's Most Charitable Country For Third Year Running By GoFundMe

Over 800,000 donations were made here this year.

Over 800,000 donations were made to GoFundMe campaigns in Ireland this year, making it the website’s most charitable country for the third time in a row.

The fundraising platform has just launched its annual Giving Report, which reveals Ireland has retained the position of the most generous country in the world.

In the midlands this year, over 100,000 euro has been raised for the Grennan family in Westmeath, who lost everything in a house fire, while in Offaly over 30,000 was donated in memory of Paddy Fenning for the Irish Motor Neuron Association and a further 30,000 has been given to Laois's Roxy Phelan -  the page was set up to pay for an experimental trial. 

Galway topped the list of charitable counties, followed by Dublin and Limerick.

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