Two of the country’s longest serving overseas development agencies have joined forces to fight hunger in Africa under a merger that will make them the biggest organisation of their kind in Ireland or Britain.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
THE BBC “unreservedly” apologised for broadcasting reports claiming money raised by Live Aid to fight famine in Ethiopia was spent on weapons.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
MEDIA reports (March 8) which claimed large sums of money raised in the early 1980s by Bob Geldof’s Band Aid were siphoned off to buy weapons in Ethiopia have met with a furious response from the anti-poverty campaigner.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
CLAIMS that aid money sent to Ethiopia was spent on weapons are “palpable nonsense”, Band Aid founder Bob Geldof said yesterday.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
Claims that aid money sent to Ethiopia was spent on weapons are “palpable nonsense”, Band Aid founder Bob Geldof said today.
Sun, 07 Mar, 2010
The Band Aid Trust will complain to the British broadcasting watchdog Ofcom about a BBC report that alleged millions of pounds raised for famine relief in Ethiopia was spent on weapons, one of its trustees said today.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
Overseas Development Minister Peter Power will launch a new Irish development agency today focusing on eradicating poverty in Africa.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2008
Campaigning rocker Bob Geldof's Live 8 concerts cost a staggering $14.6 million (€12m) to stage, accounts have revealed.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2006
The DVD of the momentous Live 8 concerts was being launched at a red carpet event in London tonight.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2005
Live 8 is to be released on DVD in November.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2005
A galaxy of music stars will re-record Do They Know It’s Christmas? today, 20 years after the birth of the original Band Aid single.
Sun, 14 Nov, 2004
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