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Nelson Mandela’s passing reminds us that we must recommit ourselves to his values

By Éamonn Meehan, Trócaire Executive Director   I met Nelson Mandela at an event in Dublin in the late 1990s. Dur...

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Facing AIDS: The time is now

Trócaire campaign highlights how women are disproportionately affected by HIV and calls on the Irish government to addr...

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Driving through the city, I saw approximately 100 dead bodies

The damage begins100 kilometres from Tacloban, rising in intensity with each passing kilometre until the true horro...

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Eyewitness account from Tacloban

The destroyed pier area of Tacloban, Leyte island. This region was the worst affected by the typhoon, causing widespread...

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Update: Trócaire aid efforts in Philippines

Latest report from Trócaire’s Humanitarian Communications Officer Eoghan Rice in the Philippines   Aid is ru...

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Update: Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines

Eoghan Rice of Trócaire, who is part of an international humanitarian response team currently in the Philippines, speak...

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Viva Timor: reflecting on 36 years in Timor-Leste

By Kathryn Robertson, Country Representative   As we get ready to close the office in Timor-Leste, we have been hav...

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Happy International Women’s Day

We are marking International Women's Day 2013 by celebrating all of the amazing women we work with around the world...

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40th Lenten campaign launch

As we launch our 40th anniversary Lenten campaign today, we thank the people of Ireland for four decades of life-changin...

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Poetry Competition

Would you like to change the world? Do you think the world will be different in forty years time? Do you enjoy poetry? Y...

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Lorraine Keane launches Gifts of Change

Lorraine Keane displayed some of Trócaire’s ethical Christmas gifts last week  as she launched our festive ‘Gi...

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Fleeing conflict in northern Mali

Many people will know Mali as an exotic tourist destination, with the annual ‘Festival in the Desert’ attracting mus...

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Reducing the risks of disaster

Humanitarian agencies are always amongst the first on the scene when disaster strikes, but what can they do to stop disa...

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Free media key to progress in Angola

By Simão Chatepa and Chigwe Phiri, Trócaire Governance & Human Rights Programme Officers in Angola, 18 September 2...

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World Humanitarian Day

This Sunday marks World Humanitarian Day, a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people helping people. Di...

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Finding your own solutions to your own problems

I’ve been a Girl Guide most of my life. Being a Guide wasn’t always cool, but it was always busy, fun and fascinatin...

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Olympic dreams for Palestine

Guest post by Shane O’Connor. Last Monday was the proudest day of Shafik’s life. Watching on a small television ...

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Achieving an AIDS-free generation

By Finola Finnan, Programme Leader, 1 August 2012 Can we eliminate HIV within a generation? After 30 years and over 30 m...

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Coming face-to-face with Haiti’s Duvalier past

Last Sunday, in an effort to escape the intense summer heat of Port-au-Prince, I called into a restaurant on the out-ski...

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Strengthening Humanitarian Principles

By Naomi Baird, Humanitaran Response Officer, 16 July 2012 Humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, ...

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Support calls for peace in South Sudan.

Last month I travelled to the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan. Until recently, Yida was a small rural community. Today,...

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Taking inspiration from our supporters

Days not quite as sunny as this one here at the Trócaire office in Maynooth are regularly brightened by the kind words ...

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