|26 Jun 18||
John Treacy announced as chairperson of Concern Worldwide
Irish sporting legend John Treacy has been announced as the new chairperson of Ireland’s largest international aid agency Concern Worldwide.
|11 Jun 18||
Concern launches Bangladesh Monsoon Appeal to support vulnerable Rohingya families
Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest humanitarian aid agency, has today launched a Bangladesh Monsoon Appeal as extreme flooding and landslides threaten the lives of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
|29 May 18||
Concern Worldwide reached 27 million of the world’s poorest people in 2017
The aid agency spent a record €183 million in 2017 providing life-saving relief and development.
Chief Executiove Dominic MacSorley CEO praised the prevention of widespread famine in four countries – but said 2017 was an “extremely difficult and violent year around the world.”
|9 May 18||
Dublin school wins All-Ireland Concern Debates championship
Students argued to rekindle the spirit of 1968 to create a better world
|3 May 18||
Concern CEO welcomes €3m Irish Aid funding for crisis-hit South Sudan
Chief executive of Concern Worldwide Dominic MacSorley has today welcomed Irish Aid’s commitment in supporting efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
|25 Apr 18||
Concern CEO calls for revitalised EU leadership on Syria in face of brute militarisation
Dominic MacSorley also welcomed Ireland's financial pledge to the crisis
|24 Apr 18||
Dublin footballer Michael Darragh Macauley visits Kenya with Concern Worldwide to mark 2018 GAA charity partnership
Concern Worldwide is today pleased to announce Dublin inter-county footballer Michael Darragh Macauley as its ambassador to mark its official charity partnership with the GAA for 2018. The five-time All-Ireland winning star took time out over the Easter break to visit Concern’s programmes in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya as part of its campaign to raise awareness of the UN Global Goals.
|2 Apr 18||
Irish stars thanked by Concern for Ireland's forgotten 80s Band Aid-style charity hit
Concern Worldwide’s own charity single ‘Show Some Concern’ by The Concerned spent three weeks at number one in 1985 – same year as Live Aid concert.
|28 Mar 18||
Concern pays tribute to generosity of the Irish public as it marks 50th anniversary with President Michael D. Higgins
Concern Worldwide has paid tribute to the extraordinary generosity and compassion of the Irish public after being honoured by President Michael D. Higgins at a special 50th anniversary event at Áras an Uachtaráin.
|22 Feb 18||
Concern Worldwide welcomes Joint Oireachtas Committee’s review of Irish Aid programme
Concern Worldwide today warmly welcomed the recommendations of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence in their review of the Government’s Irish Aid programme.