|15 Aug 18||
Volunteers needed to judge Concern Debates in schools across Ireland
‘Ireland’s summer heatwave is more cause for worry than joy’ will be among the motions debated at hundreds of secondary schools in Ireland over the next couple of months.
|13 Aug 18||
Statement following the passing of former Concern Worldwide (US) Chairman Tom Moran
Concern CEO, Dominic MacSorley, said the Irish-American humanitarian leader was an “unstoppable force for good” whose generosity saved lives
|31 Jul 18||
Concern Worldwide announces €1m aid partnership with South Korean government
Concern Worldwide has today announced a new partnership with the South Korean government to provide life-saving nutrition to children and pregnant women in Kenya.
|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.