Organisation: Concern Worldwide
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Concern Worldwide workerhas just returned from Mozambique and reflects on the desperate conditions the thousands of cyclone victims must endure.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The fuller than full house made the whole thing worse. More than three hundred guests were gathered in a massive dining room in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, at lunchtime last Friday, for the inaugural Women of Concern awards.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2018
The government has announced the commitment to an additional €9m to go to underfunded humanitarian crises.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
An Irishwoman has issued a stark warning about malnutrition in war-torn South Sudan, where she heads up 350 Concern workers.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Tributes have been paid to humanitarian and co-founder of Concern Fr Jack Finucane who has died.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
The co-founder of one of Ireland's largest charities, Concern, has died.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
A leading digital expert has plans to develop the south-west into a digital hub that could help transform business in the area and attract considerable investment, having done likewise in one of Australia’s biggest cities.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
Irish aid organisations are to receive more than €60m in government funding this year.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Leading trade unionist and prominent Labour supporter David Begg is set to earn €100,000 over the next five years after being named the new chair of the Pensions Authority.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
SINCE its creation in 1948 the World Health Organization has played a leading role in the elimination or containment of deadly diseases like smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Concern Worldwide, says 60m have been uprooted from their homes by war and poverty. World Refugee Day should give us pause for thought
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
One of the world’s largest recorded disasters resulted in the deaths of more than 300,000 people, and has taken years to recover from, writes
Mon, 12 Jan, 2015
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Much of the reporting around ebola is rife with rumours and misconceptions,writes.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Irish rugby star Rob Kearney is urging men to step it out for charity — in a pair of high heels.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
The atmosphere in Sierra Leone where the deadly ebola virus has so far claimed almost 300 lives is not so much one of panic as one of grave concern, according to Clare native and Concern worker, Fiona McLysaght.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
An outbreak of Ebola has claimed almost 400 lives in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone this year, but isolating the sick and good hygiene can stop it dead, writes Alistair Short.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
South Sudan is the world’s newest nation state, but internal conflict is pushing it to the brink of disaster, says Joe Cahalan
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
A senior Irish aid worker has warned that Lebanon is in danger of becoming destabilised by the conflict in neighbouring Syria.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
In May, I succeeded Tom Arnold as chief executive officer of Concern Worldwide.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2013
The rain started as a drizzle and then fell in sheets, filling the patchwork shelter of Abdul and his wife, Nasra, with the loud clamour of raindrops pelting their canvas roof.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
He may be tackling tough questions about who will manage the boys in green, but FAI chief executive John Delaney took time out to launch a different type of football challenge.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
RTÉ is to withdraw its US correspondent from Washington but has denied it is closing its US bureau.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
RTÉ is set to close its Washington DC bureau for at least four months in a further cost-cutting measure.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
IN THE 1960s, the Green Revolution — which included the development of high-yielding crop varieties, the expansion of irrigation infrastructure, and the distribution of modern fertilisers and pesticides to developing country farmers — bolstered agricultural production worldwide.
Mon, 13 May, 2013
Concern Worldwide has appointed Dominic MacSorley as their new CEO.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
Veteran Irish explorer Pat Falvey believes global warming was to blame for the lightning strike which killed Ian McKeever.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2013
Ireland exudes the milk of human kindness with seven out of 10 people saying they experienced a kind act in the last week.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
Fresh from an exciting Ireland U20 career, outside centre Foster Horan is looking to make a giant leap into the professional ranks with London Irish over the next few months.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Ireland is donating €8m to the fight against global hunger, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today.
Wed, 16 May, 2012
CONCERN Worldwide and Trócaire would like to pay a joint tribute to the Irish public this Christmas for the remarkable response to the east Africa emergency appeal.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2011
OFFALY dairy farmer Kevin Heavin has been selected as Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year after an exciting final in the Seafield Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford, last night.
Wed, 31 Aug, 2011
AID from an Irish humanitarian agency has reached more than half a million people stricken by famine in the Horn of Africa.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2011
Aid from an Irish humanitarian agency has reached more than half a million people struggling to survive the famine in the Horn of Africa.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
IT was, by Rob Kearney’s own admission, a strange thing to be sitting in the Shelbourne Hotel last Friday afternoon as his Leinster team-mates prepared for their Magners League semi-final that evening against Ulster.
Thu, 19 May, 2011
Former president Mary Robinson announced plans today to establish a new charity to put human rights at the heart of the climate change agenda.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2010
MORE than €4 million of the €13m in funding promised to Haiti over the next three years has been distributed to aid organisations to help rebuild the devastated country.
Wed, 07 Jul, 2010
CELEBRITY chef Rachel Allen has backed a special fundraising concert next month that will help women who are victims of violence in Cork and women who survived the Haiti earthquake.
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
IRISH people have not been slow to dig deep and help address the plight of millions left homeless and ill after the Haiti earthquake.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2010