# irish-aid - Saturday 9 June, 2018
‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.
# irish-aid - Tuesday 15 May, 2018
Irish people have responded to emergencies in Iraq, Libya and Africa, to name a few.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 27 December, 2017
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – which Ireland played a crucial part in – has been an extraordinary success.
# irish-aid - Saturday 23 December, 2017
The Taoiseach says the time has come for Ireland to start increasing our spending on international development again.
# irish-aid - Monday 3 July, 2017
Dozens of civilians have been killed in the crises.
# irish-aid - Saturday 24 June, 2017
Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.
# irish-aid - Sunday 16 October, 2016
“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”
# irish-aid - Thursday 13 October, 2016
The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is in contact with the Irish charity’s board.
# irish-aid - Monday 29 August, 2016
A total of €647.51 million was allocated to international development causes in 2015.
# irish-aid - Monday 1 June, 2015
We have an awful lot of work to do…
# irish-aid - Friday 1 May, 2015
The death toll has topped 6,000.
# irish-aid - Saturday 11 October, 2014
The Irish Aid volunteering fair is on in Dublin Castle today.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.
# irish-aid - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
A new Ipsos MRBI poll also found that Irish people are mostly in favour of overseas aid, even in an economic downturn.
# irish-aid - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.
# irish-aid - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.
# irish-aid - Thursday 20 March, 2014
The Government has also committed to long-term relief efforts.
# irish-aid - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Shoreline communities in countries like India were the hardest hit in 2004′s devastating tsunami. But thanks to Irish assistance, almost 40,000 people in desperate need were helped.
# irish-aid - Thursday 6 March, 2014
The Department of Foreign Affairs has argued that aid to the country is going to directly assist some of the poorest people in the world and that it’s a matter of educating people.
Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been discussing the still-controversial closure of the Vatican embassy 26 months ago. It has since been decided to reopen it.
# irish-aid - Thursday 30 January, 2014
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in 1989. How far have we come?
# irish-aid - Monday 27 January, 2014
Conditional aid in return for human rights improvements – is this to be the future of development aid?
# irish-aid - Friday 20 December, 2013
The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.
# irish-aid - Monday 25 November, 2013
Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.
# irish-aid - Sunday 17 November, 2013
An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.
# irish-aid - Saturday 16 November, 2013
The tiny island of Malapascau, and the ‘Evolution’ resort run by Irishman David Joyce, were in the direct line of the storm when Haiyan hit nine days ago.
# irish-aid - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The head of the UN humanitarian fund says that six days on, logistical problems mean help still hasn’t reached some places.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The NGO is calling for an increase to the €1 million already committed.
The country has already sent aid worth €1.5 million to the island…but is it enough?
The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.
# irish-aid - Monday 11 November, 2013
The declaration allows the government to impose price controls and quickly release emergency funds with looting now a problem.
# irish-aid - Thursday 17 October, 2013
For a sixth year in a row, funding for Irish Aid was cut bringing it down to €602 million.
# irish-aid - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
About 8,500 families have been displaced because of recent flooding.
# irish-aid - Thursday 29 August, 2013
Two reports released today detail the scale of work by Irish volunteers overseas and suggest public support is still strong for such activities.
# irish-aid - Friday 16 August, 2013
The money will be used to help refugees and internally-displaced citizens of the west African country.
# irish-aid - Monday 15 July, 2013
Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.
# irish-aid - Saturday 25 May, 2013
Yes, Africa faces huge challenges, but it is also making remarkable progress and Ireland played its part in that, writes TD Joe Costello.