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Trócaire water projects help sustain life in war-torn Yemen

Millions of Yemeni people can’t afford food, water, medicines and other basic essentials, and are now reliant on the support of international organisations like Trócaire.

2019.04.13.

As drought becomes more common, Pope says access to water is a human right

"The aridity of the planet is extending to new regions, and more and more are suffering as a result of the lack of water."

2019.03.23.

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.

Pope prays for seas “littered by endless fields of floating plastic”

Describing the threat to the planet's oceans as an “emergency”, Pontiff warns “We need to pray as if everything depended on God’s providence, and work as if everything depended on us.”

2018.09.04.

Tree cheers for Trócaire, Rwanda and you

A very impressive tree nursery, set up by villagers with the help of Caritas and Trócaire, is responsible for thousands of environmentally important and economically beneficial trees in southern Rwanda.

2018.05.12.

Nationwide appeal for aid to help East African famine victims

Trócaire workers are responding to this humanitarian crisis with dedication, courage and selflessness.

2017.07.07.

Bishop Crean chides the world for ignoring East Africa crisis

Over 24 million people currently rely on food aid in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya due to a combination of drought and conflict.

2017.06.21.

A thank you from Turkana

More than 1,500 children in the Elemi Triangle of northwest Kenya receive at least one meal each day thanks to aid from Ireland.

2017.02.12.

Homeless crisis hasn’t improved since death of Jonathan Corrie

Special edition of SVP Bulletin highlights how Corrie's death “sparked a national conversation about homelessness but many campaigners feel the situation has not improved since then.”

2016.07.28.

Donations to Trócaire continue to rise

Last year’s Trócaire Lenten campaign raised almost € 8.3 million, which was about a 4 percent increase on the 2014 figure of €8 million.

2016.06.18.

Trócaire launches 43rd Lenten campaign

“This year’s Trócaire box is a recognition of ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things in the pursuit of justice and a fairer world.”

2016.02.14.

Trócaire urges Taoiseach to show leadership in Paris

“The fact that these talks are being held when millions along eastern Africa are experiencing chronic food shortages due to drought highlights exactly what is at stake."

2015.11.30.

Syrian Archbishop recounts desperate suffering

“At this very moment, bombs are raining down on the residential neighbourhoods of the city. There may be as many as 60 dead and 300 wounded."

2015.10.01.

Kerry missionary wins Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty Award

Redemptorist Fr Seán Myers serves a community in a Brazilian parish which is over half the size of Ireland.

2015.08.24.

Cork & Ross marks Peru mission’s 50th anniversary

The Irish priests became known locally as Los Padrecitos - the Little Fathers - as they helped turn a desert slum into a thriving urban centre.

2015.05.15.

Trócaire pledges €100,000 to Nepal disaster

Emergency appeal launched: Trócaire requests public's support to help it deliver aid to those in dire need in following massive earthquake.

2015.04.28.

Priest to do run to raise awareness of trafficking

“In recent days the large scale loss of life in the Mediterranean Sea has once again highlighted human trafficking as a real and present problem” - Primate.

2015.04.22.

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.

Mexico is where greatest number of priests killed

Although root causes vary, the most important is an entrenched culture of impunity.

2015.02.04.

Bishops and Trócaire take a stance on climate justice

'The Cry of the Earth' pastoral reflection reissued to highlight why and how care of the natural environment is rooted in the Christian faith.

2014.10.05.

Without water, life is threatened Jesuit warns

Fresh water exemplifies philosophy of Ubuntu: mutual interdependence for collective survival.

2014.03.27.

People of Tuam gave Trócaire € 7.9m over 20 years

“Incredible generosity in difficult economic times from a diocese of just 122,000 people.”

2014.03.02.

Mercy Association leads action for Global Frackdown Day

Over 200 community groups from 20 countries involved in day of action.

2013.10.19.

Tánaiste to attend Millennium Development Goals Summit

Some progress reported on MDGs but UN Secretary General warns against complacency.

2013.09.24.

Derry band headline fundraiser for Kenyan water project

Turkana rock dam will benefit thousands of people for at least 30 years.

2013.09.06.
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