I-VOL is designed to match people's skills to areas of need.
A new app is aiming to get people to be more proactive with their New Year resolutions.
Instead of giving something up, it's trying to encourage people to start volunteering.
'I-VOL' is designed to match people and their skills to areas of need where they could be put to best use.
Rathdowney's Ellen O'Malley Dunlop - who is the chairperson of the National Women's Council of Ireland - says visiting older people is a good idea: