Irish will week launched

first_img Tagged with: Ireland legacies  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Irish will week launched AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The most recent research on wills shows that the situation has not changed substantially in nearly six years. The research shows that only 51% of those aged between 45 and 64 years of age have a will, although 82% of those over 65 years have a will.The research also found that just over 30% of respondents said that they would like to make a donation to charity in their will. This certainly represents progress as it is a 100% increase on the number of respondents who said they would in the research conducted in May 2006.www.mylegacy.iecenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Best Will in the World Week gets underway in Ireland in a week’s time, running from 22 to 26 October, promoting both making a will and leaving a gift to charity. Over 200 solicitors across Ireland will offer will consultations for €50 during the week.Those interested in making or updating an existing will will be encouraged to leave a gift to their favourite charity in their will after loved ones have been looked after.Will writing and charitable bequests in IrelandOnly 34% of people living in Ireland have made a will according to research commissioned for MyLegacy, which was established in 2003 to promote charitable bequests and now has a membership of over 70 Irish charities. Advertisement Howard Lake | 14 October 2012 | Newslast_img

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