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Alex Barton

Text says, 'To hope is to give yourself to the future - and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable.' - Rebecca Solnit. Below is a hand stitching a broken heart together. CampaignNewsNews Update

A Dose of Hope

I know it's hard to feel hopeful at the moment So I want to remind you of our powerful community of people who rise to meet every challenge we face.  Uplift members from all over Ireland are leading on important campaigns, making headlines and holding decision-makers to account.  Our 340,000…
Alex Barton
17th May 2022
Quote from an Uplift member. Text reads "Everyone needs to feel safe, loved and supported to have the freedom to be themselves." NewsNews Update

Who we are, what we want: Our community speaks

Uplift gives everyday people across Ireland the chance to make an extraordinary difference in so many ways. We come from all walks of life and experience life in different ways - but what unites us, is our belief that together we can make Ireland a better place for everyone. In…
Alex Barton
16th February 2022
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The people keeping Uplift going in 2022

Uplift is nothing without its members! Today we launch our annual end-of-year fundraising drive. And we want to tell you a bit about how and why. Here’s something that makes our members special: by being part of Uplift, you’re one of the people who do things a bit differently. There’s…
Alex Barton
22nd December 2021
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COVID-19 & 5G conspiracy theories

If you suspect something you’re reading on the internet, social media or on a messaging app such as WhatsApp is digital disinformation (fake news) ie. not true, you can check it at or Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, unfounded conspiracy theories linking the virus to 5G…
Alex Barton
21st April 2020
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