first_img Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis St Vincent de Paul had no comment to make on the bequest. SVP is one of the biggest recipients of charitable bequests in Ireland. Howard Lake | 22 June 2005 | News Charity to scoop ‚€10 millioncenter_img A Galway publican’s generosity is set to provide a windfall estimated at ‚€10 million for the local branch of St Vincent de Paul. The charity was left a pub by Maureen O’Connell, a spinster who died in 1998.The Galway city centre pub left in the will will be sold later this year. Legal issues delayed the sale until this year.Ms O’Connell had been in a nursing home before her death and had no close relatives. The property includes apartments as well as the pub. Advertisement 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.  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more