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# africa-day - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Emails highlight confusion at Dublin City Council over unexpected change to Africa Day
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Emails highlight confusion at Dublin City Council over unexpected change to Africa Day

Jul 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,619 Views 2 Comments

It added that an offer of funding was made by the Department of Foreign Affairs in March 2019, “at which stage Dublin City Council had finalised the local Africa Day programme”.

# africa-day - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Huge confusion conveyed to Department after unexpected cancellation of flagship Africa Day event
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# Farmleigh House

Huge confusion conveyed to Department after unexpected cancellation of flagship Africa Day event

Jun 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 60,118 Views 44 Comments

There was much confusion about what events were on after the Department made a last-minute decision to take a different approach to Africa Day.

# africa-day - Friday 19 May, 2017

From leprechauns to kite surfers - here are seven interesting things happening around Ireland
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# Weekend Guide

From leprechauns to kite surfers - here are seven interesting things happening around Ireland

May 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,751 Views 7 Comments

Stuck for ideas? Check out our event guide.

# africa-day - Monday 25 May, 2015

To shape a fairer Africa in the next 50 years, we must listen to women
# Opinion
# Opinion

To shape a fairer Africa in the next 50 years, we must listen to women

May 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 85 Views 43 Comments

The African Union’s ‘Agenda 2063’ sets out a vision for the continent’s development over the next half-century – but how will it be reached?

# africa-day - Friday 22 May, 2015

'My life in Ireland is the normal tapestry of pleasure and pain – but the good far outweighs any bad'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My life in Ireland is the normal tapestry of pleasure and pain – but the good far outweighs any bad'

May 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 331 Views 27 Comments

It took me a little time to get used to a new culture, but I have discovered that Irish people love spreading happiness and positivity.

# africa-day - Thursday 21 May, 2015

'My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible'

May 21st 2015, 2:01 PM 590 Views 46 Comments

My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).

# africa-day - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Opinion: It is a great feeling knowing that your children can call Ireland home
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: It is a great feeling knowing that your children can call Ireland home

May 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 623 Views 99 Comments

The longer one stays in Ireland and gets to know Irish people, the nuances and craic and communities.

# africa-day - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Opinion: I was a vulnerable girl when I came to Ireland, and I’m forever grateful to the loving friends I met
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# Africa Day

Opinion: I was a vulnerable girl when I came to Ireland, and I’m forever grateful to the loving friends I met

May 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 685 Views 21 Comments

As an orphan in Uganda, I was faced with a lot of challenges growing up. But when I moved to Ireland my life changed: I felt safe.

# africa-day - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

May 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 336 Views 41 Comments

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# africa-day - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit

May 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 34 Views 33 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this weekend. Here, entrepreneur Timi Martins talks about being an entrepreneur in Ireland.

# africa-day - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Column: Dance has the ability to bring people together, no matter where they're from
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: Dance has the ability to bring people together, no matter where they're from

May 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 2,381 Views 13 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide. Here, student and dancer Onai Tafuma writes about her life in Ireland.

# africa-day - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'

May 20th 2014, 1:03 PM 153 Views 58 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.

# africa-day - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Column: Our changing relationship with Africa is strong and enduring
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# Read Me

Column: Our changing relationship with Africa is strong and enduring

May 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 31 Views 18 Comments

Yes, Africa faces huge challenges, but it is also making remarkable progress and Ireland played its part in that, writes TD Joe Costello.