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#International Aid

# international-aid - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
# International Aid
# International Aid

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,350 Views 11 Comments

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# international-aid - Monday 29 August, 2016

Ireland has given over half a billion in international aid over the past year
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Ireland has given over half a billion in international aid over the past year

Aug 29th 2016, 8:32 PM 17,735 Views 93 Comments

A total of €647.51 million was allocated to international development causes in 2015.

# international-aid - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Headlines can be depressing but efforts to end extreme poverty are actually WORKING
# Opinion
# Opinion

Headlines can be depressing but efforts to end extreme poverty are actually WORKING

May 6th 2015, 12:20 PM 14 Views 15 Comments

Irish media and aid agencies simply aren’t getting the message across that global efforts to lift people out of poverty are working.

# international-aid - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone
# Reaching Epidemic
# Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:26 AM 3,878 Views 8 Comments

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# international-aid - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?
# World Aids Day
# World Aids Day

Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?

Dec 1st 2013, 8:00 AM 3,789 Views 24 Comments

Charities say Ireland has traditionally been at the forefront, but on World AIDS Day they say that support is slipping.

# international-aid - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Aug 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,365 Views 128 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello told TheJournal.ie that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# international-aid - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: Climate change – it's not all just hot air
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change – it's not all just hot air

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 16 Views 35 Comments

As former US vice-president Al Gore arrives in Dublin today to speak about climate change, global hunger and poverty, Dom Hunt explains why climate change needs to be recognised as a global issue.

# international-aid - Friday 30 November, 2012

Britain suspends aid to Rwanda over DR Congo rebel support
# DRC
# DRC

Britain suspends aid to Rwanda over DR Congo rebel support

Nov 30th 2012, 11:47 AM 2,697 Views 3 Comments

The UK is to withhold million in aid over concerns that Rwanda is supporting of rebels country, which is in the midst of an increasingly violent conflict.