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Trócaire appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Trócaire is deeply embedded in Irish culture and is an organisation people in Ireland are rightly proud of, said Caoimhe de Barra.

2018.08.16.

Trócaire expresses concern for attacks on freedom to operate

“Like a free press, a free civil society is fundamental to democracy.” - Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire

2018.07.30.

Irish Aid launches annual report

“2016 saw the scale of humanitarian need in the world reach record levels with over 130 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Ireland is committed to providing humanitarian assistance to ease the plight of civilians caught up in conflicts and natural disasters,” - Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D.

2017.09.29.

Irish missionaries continue to be relevant

"Our true success is reflected in the lives that are changed for the better in places that face extraordinary challenges, such as South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and parts of Kenya and India. It is inspiring to see a life transformed due the active care and belief of a missionary.”

2017.07.05.

Death of Irish-born former nuncio to Rwanda, Ethiopia and New Zealand

As head of the diplomatic corps in Ethiopia at the time of the famine, Archbishop Thomas White was responsible for coordinating the contributions of many countries and charities in support of those who were starving.

2017.05.09.

Irish missionary priest ordained Bishop of Mzuzu

Originally from Co Tipperary, Bishop John Ryan joined the Kiltegan order in 1970. Since 1978 he has been involved in pastoral work in Malawi and in teaching mathematics at the University of Mzuzu,

2016.08.30.

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.

Pope appoints Irish missionary as bishop in Malawi

Rev Professor John A. Ryan of St Patrick’s Missionary Society has been selected as the new Bishop of Mzuzu.

2016.04.27.

Panama Papers reveal non-payment of tax by richest

“Every single year, poor countries lose approximately €150 billion due to tax dodging by wealthy individuals and companies.”

2016.04.06.

Primate appeals for cohesive plan for refugees

“We are being confronted with a human tragedy that requires a generous political and church partnership to help meet the needs of these vulnerable people."

2015.10.26.

Conflict and climate change ‘out-pacing poverty reduction’ warns Trócaire

Last year public donated €23 million to programmes which benefited 2.4 million people in 24 countries according to annual report.

2015.07.23.

Poetry competition promotes climate justice

Collaboration between Trócaire and Poetry Ireland is open to all writers from published poets to primary school students.

2015.02.10.

Eyewitness report from Zomba diocese in Malawi

"We have been helped enormously by our brothers and sisters in Ireland and other countries and this sustains us mentally, spiritually and financially.”

2015.01.09.

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.

Climate change could cause 250,000 deaths

Climate change, Trócaire director warns, is the single biggest threat to humanity but the political system has refused to address it.

2014.11.06.
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