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Bishop Doran warns of “disturbing signs of racial prejudice”

In his article “Rejecting Racism: Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate”, Bishop Doran asks why this is happening in Ireland, “considering our strong missionary tradition” and support for Trócaire, Concern and Goal.

2019.08.21.

GOAL aid worker receives Presidential Award

“Now more than ever, the compassion, empathy and generosity of spirit, so characteristic of our people in our best moments, are displayed by our awardees here today” President Michael D Higgins

2017.12.07.

Ethiopia facing worst drought in decades

UN Special Envoy on Climate Change Mary Robinson says international community must do more.

2016.07.21.

Calls for urgent action on African drought

“If we wait to see the images that haunted us thirty years ago before we intervene, we will have failed the people of Ethiopia."

2016.07.07.

GOAL garden highlighted Syrian war at Bloom

Irish landscape designer, Brian Burke, winner of last year's RTE 'SuperGarden' show created a garden representing Syria’s past, present and its future.

2016.06.08.

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.

WHO declares Sierra Leone Ebola free

Sierra Leone recorded the first Ebola case in May 2014. A total of 8,704 people were infected and 3,589 died including 221 healthcare workers.

2015.11.10.

Fewer cases of Ebola as new vaccine to be tried

Just 129 doctors in the whole of Sierra Leone which has a population of 6 million.

2015.07.28.

Nominations invited for Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty Award

The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.

2015.05.03.

Pope prays for victims of Nepalese earthquake

Irish aid agency GOAL has dispatched an emergency response team to assist in relief efforts as Nepal comes to terms with at least 1,300 deaths.

2015.04.26.

Heroism & heartache for Irish doctors fighting Ebola

"We have left our families who we won’t see again until after Christmas. Some of us have made a will for the first time..." writes young Irish doctor.

2014.12.05.

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.

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.

‘Game of Thrones’ star is Goal’s ambassador for Haiti

Actor to learn about Goal's work to support those affected by 2010 earthquake.

2013.11.02.
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