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Trócaire Newsletter May 2018

News and views from Trócaire staff, volunteers and supporters around the world. Plus the latest social and political developments from the countries where we work.

Gaza beach

How do we keep hope alive in Gaza?

Firing live ammunition on protestors in Gaza is appalling and immoral.
After decades of violence, oppression and human rights violations, Ireland should take action to try and keep hope alive in Palestine, writes Éamonn Meehan, Trócaire's Executive Director. 
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2018 poetry competition winners stand together

Trócaire and Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition

Irish poets of all ages celebrate at 2018 poetry awards.
From published poets to budding new talent, young primary schoolers to adults, the prize winners of the 2018 Trócaire poetry competition gathered in Dublin this week to receive their awards. 
See all poetry winners


South Sudan

Food aid saving lives in South Sudan

Trócaire supporters are helping to save lives in South Sudan.
Trócaire's Eoin Wrenn recently visited the Yirol region of the country, where we have provided 25,000 people with emergency food aid over the last six months. 
Learn more about our impact in South Sudan