|22 Oct 18||
Concern Worldwide uses ‘sneaker culture’ to connect with younger audience in innovative new ad campaign
The €500,000 pro bono campaign saw a quarry in Wicklow transformed to portray the aftermath of 2015’s earthquake in Nepal.
|22 Oct 18||
Microsoft MD Cathriona Hallahan named as recipient of inaugural Women Of Concern Award
Launched by Concern Worldwide, the Women of Concern Award aims to highlight the drive towards gender equality.
|16 Oct 18||
Kerry Group commits €1 million for Concern food programme in West Africa
Kerry Group has extended its partnership with Concern Worldwide through a four-year project to improve food security and nutrition in Niger - which it has announced on World Food Day 2018.
|11 Oct 18||
New GHI report a wake-up call on links between conflict, forced migration and hunger
The 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI) - jointly published by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German charity Welthungerhilfe – found that despite an overall 28 per cent drop in hunger levels across the world since 2000, they have worsened in many nations.
|10 Oct 18||
Concern welcomes increase to overseas aid spending in Budget 2019
Ireland’s largest aid agency Concern Worldwide has welcomed the €110 million increase in overseas development spending announced in today’s Budget 2019.
|8 Oct 18||
New podcast recalls how Ireland helped people of Biafra suffering from famine and war
Concern formed in 1968 when Irish people were galvanised by reports of famine and starvation to help the people of Biafra in Eastern Nigeria
|19 Sep 18||
Nowhere to Run: International pressure urgently needed to avert mass civilian casualties and displacement in Idlib, Syria
International aid agency Concern Worldwide, which has extensive humanitarian response programmes within Syria and in neighbouring Turkey and Lebanon, is calling for urgent international action to avoid mass casualties and displacement in the city of Idlib.
|14 Sep 18||
'Nowhere to Run' - International pressure urgently needed to avert mass civilian casualties and displacement in Idlib, Syria
There are fears of a large scale assault on the densely populated Syrian city, which will cause levels of civilian casualties on an even greater scale than was seen during the battles for Aleppo and Eastern Ghouta.
|13 Sep 18||
Concern Ambassador and All-Ireland winning Dublin footballer Michael Darragh Macauley meets President Bill Clinton
Michael Darragh told President Clinton about his trip to Kenya with Concern earlier this year before privately presenting him with a Dublin jersey, which the president said he would wear.
|12 Sep 18||
Irish artist Brian Maguire launches powerful new exhibition inspired by people displaced by South Sudan conflict
A new exhibition shining a spotlight on the devastating impact of conflict and violence was launched by Irish artist Brian Maguire in Dublin this evening.