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#Hunger

# hunger - Sunday 13 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration

Taoiseach linked Ireland’s ‘generational memory’ about Famine years to the country’s fight against root causes of hunger.

# hunger - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Schoolchildren plan a minute of silence for Great Famine victims

This weekend is the official State commemoration of the Great Famine.

# hunger - Monday 16 April, 2012

Growing number of children going hungry to school or bed - report

A major new survey reveals that 21 per cent of schoolchildren aged between 10 and 17 either go to school or to bed without a proper meal.

# hunger - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival Beirut This post contains videos

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival

Event in Beirut is to focus on conflict resolution as well as representations of sectarianism and violence. “The two countries have very much in common,” says organiser.

# hunger - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# hunger - Monday 31 October, 2011

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child

As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.

# hunger - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?

Modified seeds are touted as the answer to a growing global population – but they come with sinister consequences, writes Kevin Downey.

# hunger - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow

The UN has begun to move people to into extended camps as the numbers of refugees swell – while aid agencies appeal for continued support to help battle the crisis.