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Oxfam bid for greater sustainability with Second Hand September

Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure on our planet and its people – and it’s not sustainable.

2019.09.11.

Global economy favours those at the top, says Oxfam report

Last year the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw their wealth decline by 11 per cent, while billionaires’ fortunes rose by a similar amount (12 per cent).

2019.01.24.

Irish Jesuit honoured by Zambian government

Fr Michael Kelly (89) from Co. Offaly conferred with the Order of Distinguished Service for his work in developing strategies for HIV prevention.

2018.11.06.

Oxfam labels Ireland as a tax haven

Analysis shows that Ireland would fail the EU’s blacklisting criteria

2017.11.30.

Top eight own same wealth as poorest half of globe

“We need to tackle aggressive tax planning, to implement strong controlled foreign company rules to prevent profit-shifting and improve transparency by forcing multinational corporations to make public where they make profits and pay tax” – Oxfam Ireland.

2017.01.18.

Ethiopian church appeals for aid as drought worsens

“The severity of the situation is continuously increasing as is the number of people affected”: Cardinal Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, Archbishop of Addis Ababa.

2016.02.16.

Launch of ‘Robin Hood’ tax campaign in Ireland

Proposed tax could generate up to €320m a year and could help address the housing crisis, child poverty, or the effects of climate change.

2016.01.21.

Richest 1% has more than all the rest – Oxfam

“Rather than an economy that works for the prosperity of all, we have instead created a global economy for the 1%" - Oxfam Ireland.

2016.01.19.

Cyclone devastates island nation of Vanuatu

Trócaire partners working in affected areas to get aid to people who have lost their homes and are without power and water.

2015.03.16.

Evicted families get new land in Guatemala

Trócaire assisting 700 farming families evicted in March 2011 in the Polochic Valley.

2014.08.25.

Ecumenical service for people of the Philippines

One month on from Typhoon Haiyan, close to 2,000 are still missing, and 5,670 are recorded dead.

2013.12.12.
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