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Féile Bríde celebrations continue

“Education, (including self-education) is an essential dimension of transformative action, and compassion in all we do has never been more necessary. Our speakers this year embody all of these vital qualities.”

2019.02.06.

Archbishop heartened to see work of Trócaire in Iraq

On a visit to region devastated by war, Archbishop Eamon Martin appeals to Christians to support Trócaire Christmas appeal which “eases people’s suffering and allows them to dream of brighter days ahead”.

2018.12.14.

YOUth Summit brings together Generation2030 Activists to work for sustainable goals

The summit is part of One World Week, a week of youth-led awareness-raising, education and action that takes place throughout Ireland during the third week in November every year.

2018.11.19.

Hunger a serious problem in more than 50 countries, says Concern Worldwide

Globally, 124 million people are suffering from acute hunger and, in some cases, starvation – an increase from 80 million two years ago.

2018.10.13.

Conference asks if trust in Irish charities has been restored

David Hall, who stood in as interim CEO of Console as the financial and governance crisis unfolded, told the conference: “Console was the exception.” He said that the majority of charity and voluntary workers do their business without controversy.

2017.07.06.

Limerick hero Fr Jack Finucane’s funeral is tomorrow

“He fulfilled everything possible that could be expected of one man or woman’s calling. A beautiful characteristic also was that, by all accounts, he was extremely modest, never seeking attention for, or boasting about, his very considerable achievements.”

2017.06.11.

Concern’s Fr Jack Finucane C.S.Sp. dies suddenly

His work “leaves a real, positive, and enduring legacy for millions of people across the globe” – President Higgins.

2017.06.09.

Third Doyle brother ordained to the priesthood

Twins Fr Brian and Fr Rory have PhDs in engineering while Fr Jim worked as a civil engineer both in Ireland and as a volunteer with Concern in Cambodia and Burundi, where his vocation story began.

2017.04.04.

Irish aid agencies stress financial rectitude to shore up support

Trócaire and Concern underline their financial transparency and accountability.

2016.07.17.

Syria has to be foreign policy priority

"This crisis will not end until a political solution is put in place. Through the EU, Ireland has a valuable role to play," says Trócaire Director.

2016.03.14.

More appeals for Nepal after second major quake

"They had just started to feel safe going back indoors at night when quake hit on Tuesday."

2015.05.15.

Call for diplomatic efforts on Syria to be redoubled

Some 11.4 million people forced from their homes by the conflict which has resulted in more than 220,000 deaths.

2015.03.23.

President Higgins makes Ebola plea in Ethiopia

On behalf of the Irish people, President pays tribute to the “courageous” health workers, doctors and nurses, battling to contain the virus.

2014.11.06.

Concern at decision not to keep overseas aid target

Ireland “abandoning world’s poorest by abandoning this commitment” - Trócaire director.

2014.03.04.

More Government funds for Syria

€5.3m will help provide emergency food, water and healthcare to some of the most vulnerable Syrians.

2014.02.18.

Hunger is greatest human rights violation: President

Over one in four people in Africa undernourished.

2014.01.18.

Regional leaders meet in Kenya to halt war in South Sudan

Concern 'monitoring situation' as clashes continue in capitals of oil producing states.

2013.12.28.

Brendan O’Carroll donates €350,000 to charity

Actor makes massive personal donation as donations slump in the wake of CRC scandal.

2013.12.17.

New booklet is aimed at tackling world hunger

1 in 8 people in our world will go hungry today.

2013.10.16.

Further aid aimed at preventing Syrian ‘catastrophe’

Contribution recognises unprecedented scale of the crisis - Minister Costello.

2013.10.08.
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