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#Overseas Aid

# overseas-aid - Friday 30 June, 2017

'It is our duty and it is our responsibility to help the poorest people in the world'

In 2016, Ireland’s spending on overseas aid was a mere 0.33% of GNI – or 33 cent in every €100, writes Suzanne Keatinge.

# overseas-aid - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 Former England captain says Steffon Armitage is 'not worth breaking the rules for' Overseas Aid

Former England captain says Steffon Armitage is 'not worth breaking the rules for'

Martin Corry: “I’d say, ‘this is the ruling’ and stick to it.”

# overseas-aid - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Column: 'It is time to re-think what we think we know about Africa'

Clearly, people in Ireland support the principle of overseas aid, but they are not convinced our aid is actually making a difference.

# overseas-aid - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Irish people have no idea how much we spend on foreign aid

A new Ipsos MRBI poll also found that Irish people are mostly in favour of overseas aid, even in an economic downturn.

# overseas-aid - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

# overseas-aid - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Overseas volunteers worth €10 million and almost 500 jobs to Irish economy — report

Two reports released today detail the scale of work by Irish volunteers overseas and suggest public support is still strong for such activities.

# overseas-aid - Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners

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.

# overseas-aid - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year

The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.

# overseas-aid - Monday 7 January, 2013

Uganda repays €4 million in Irish Aid funding that was misappropriated

The money has been handed back after it emerged last year that it had been misappropriated by officials in the Ugandan Prime Minister’s office.

# overseas-aid - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Should we turn off the tap of Irish aid to other countries?

So €4m in Irish aid may have been misappropriated in Uganda. Can we afford to keep giving – or can we afford to stop?

# overseas-aid - Monday 29 October, 2012

Public Accounts Committee member wants probe into Irish overseas aid

Fine Gael TD Simon Harris has called for the powerful Dáil committee to investigate Irish overseas aid following the misappropriation of millions of euro sent to Uganda.

# overseas-aid - Friday 10 June, 2011

Gilmore begins three-day visit to Tanzania

The Tánaiste will meet with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Dar es Salaam as part of the visit.

# overseas-aid - Monday 6 December, 2010

IBEC seeks labour market reform and increase in consumer confidence

The employers confederation says the Budget must get consumers spending again – but doesn’t ask for a review of professional fees.