DNG Working within the Community

Paul Newman, Chairman DNG
An active charity committee, headed up by DNG Chairman Paul Newman, regularly meet to discuss upcoming events and to decide on which charities to support. 

 "Every year we try to get involved with local and national charity events. It is great to see DNG staff make a real difference within the local community."
said Chairman , Paul Newman

In the last number of years, staff members have taken part in a number of activities from running 5ks to marathons, running Auctions and partaking in the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ all for a number of the charities listed below -
  • Barretstown
  • IRFU Charitable Trust
  • Spinal Injuries Ireland
  • Saoirse Women's Refuge
  • Threshold
  • Ronald McDonald House (Crumlin’s Children’s Hospital)
  • Harold’s Cross Hospice
  • Rathmines Women’s Refuge
  • Motor Neurone Disease Association  

Our sponsorship of clubs and community events remains strong with DNG currently sponsoring Old Alex Hockey, St Judes GAA club, Castleknock Celtic U15A and the Rathfarnham 5k Road Race.


DNG extend Sponsorship of Old Alex Hockey




DNG extend Sponsorship of St. Judes GAA




KL auctioning in aid of IRFU Charitable Trust for Injured Rugby Players


DNGTY Program 2019



DNG Day and Grad Night 2018




DNG Sponsor Rathfarnham 5 K Run 2018 / 2019 




DNG Sponsor Dublin Open House 2018



DNG supporting Barretstown

Barretstown is a specially-designed camp that provides Therapeutic Recreation programmes for children with serious illnesses and their families. More information on Barretstown can be found here.

DNG's Keith Lowe presenting Dee Ahern from Barretstown with a cheque for €40,000 from the DNG raffle which took place in December 2016.

DNG have just completed (October 2015) a €40,000 raffle and prizes fundraiser for Barretstown in under four weeks. It is DNG's third event this year for its chosen charity for 2015. In June it entered a team in the Eversheds Sports Day and in August it held a pub quiz raising €1,300.

DNG supporting Barretstown
DNG supporting Barretstown
DNG supporting Barretstown

DNG supporting Ronald McDonald House

The mission of RMHC, Ireland, is to provide a Ronald McDonald House in order to support families whose children are seriously ill in hospital. The Ronald McDonald House provides accommodation and a caring and supportive environment for families whose children are seriously ill and are hospitalised or undergoing medical treatment at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12. More information on Ronald Mc Donald House can be found here.
DNG supporting Ronald McDonald House

DNG supporting Threshold

Threshold was founded in 1978. It is a registered charity whose aim is to secure a right to housing, particularly for households experiencing the problems of poverty and exclusion. More information on Threshold can be found here.
DNG supporting Threshold
DNG supporting Threshold

DNG supporting the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) is the only organisation of its kind providing care and support to people with Motor Neurone Disease, their families, friends and carers. More information on IMNDA can be found here.


DNG supporting Breast Cancer Ireland

Breast Cancer Ireland is a registered charity (CHY 19926) established to raise significant funding to support pioneering research programmes nationally as well as to promote education & awareness on the importance of breast health amongst women of all ages. More information on Breast Cancer Ireland can be found here.
DNG supporting Breast Cancer Ireland

DNG supporting Rathmines Women's Refuge

Rathmines Women’s Refuge caters for women with or without children who are escaping domestic violence. It offers emergency accommodation, support and information, counselling and court accompaniment services. Contact details for Rathmines Women's Refuge can be found here.
DNG supporting Rathmines Women's Refuge 

DNG supporting other Community Activities

DNG Transition Year Programme

DNG, with the support of local schools, have an annual transition year programme to welcome Transition Year students into our offices and work as part of the DNG team. Below is a photo of our Chairman, Paul Newman, with some of the 2014 Transition Year students.
DNG Transition Year
DNG Transition Year 2015
DNG Transition Year 2015
DNG Transition Year 2015
Photos from the 2015 DNG TY Programme
DNG Transition Year Students
Photo from the 2014 DNG TY Programme with Paul Newman