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#Concern

# concern - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

McClean a doubt for Sunday's crunch Euro qualifier
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

McClean a doubt for Sunday's crunch Euro qualifier

Mar 24th 2015, 1:00 PM 3,590 Views 8 Comments

The Wigan winger emerged as an injury doubt this morning.

# concern - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Gardaí reissue appeal for missing 37-year-old Tipp man David Wakefield
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Gardaí reissue appeal for missing 37-year-old Tipp man David Wakefield

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:15 AM 29,757 Views 12 Comments

He was last seen on Saturday morning.

# concern - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone
# Burials
# Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,399 Views 2 Comments

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

# concern - Monday 17 November, 2014

Chris Henry to receive specialist care after blockage of blood vessel in his brain
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Chris Henry to receive specialist care after blockage of blood vessel in his brain

Nov 17th 2014, 3:25 PM 28,593 Views 17 Comments

The IRFU say the back row requires further investigation.

# concern - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan
# Rebuild
# Rebuild

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,220 Views 0 Comments

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# concern - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions
# Memory Loss
From The42
# Memory Loss

9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions

Oct 21st 2014, 9:42 AM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old says he fears he may one day develop dementia.

# concern - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

Sep 24th 2014, 1:14 PM 9,588 Views 10 Comments

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

# concern - Sunday 17 August, 2014

"There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people"
# Aid Workers
# Aid Workers

"There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people"

Aug 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 8,258 Views 2 Comments

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

# concern - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again

Jul 1st 2014, 10:27 PM 22,137 Views 40 Comments

The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.

# concern - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Jun 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 24,136 Views 15 Comments

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

# concern - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths
# Concern
# Concern

Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths

May 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,431 Views 19 Comments

A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.

# concern - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed
# Flight MH370
# Flight MH370

Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:58 AM 5,324 Views 17 Comments

The cost of the ongoing search for flight MH370 is ‘not an issue’, Australia said.

# concern - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases
# Arrears
# Arrears

Concern that banks are only tackling "easy" mortgage arrears cases

Mar 4th 2014, 4:41 PM 7,437 Views 38 Comments

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.

# concern - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Croke Park area residents could take injunction over summer events
# Concern
# Concern

Croke Park area residents could take injunction over summer events

Feb 6th 2014, 8:40 PM 34,406 Views 163 Comments

A spokesperson from the Clonliffe and Croke Park Area Residents Association said today that locals are examining their options.

# concern - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis
# Concern
# Concern

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

Jan 29th 2014, 11:00 PM 11,378 Views 35 Comments

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

# concern - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Concern over man (19) who failed to return home after night out
# Missing
# Missing

Concern over man (19) who failed to return home after night out

Jan 19th 2014, 7:50 PM 76,424 Views 17 Comments

Andrew Quigley failed to return home on Friday night. Items belonging to him were found on the Foyle Bridge yesterday.

# concern - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Ireland is providing another €12 million in Syrian aid
# Syria
# Syria

Ireland is providing another €12 million in Syrian aid

Jan 15th 2014, 1:04 PM 6,397 Views 110 Comments

This brings the total contribution by Ireland since 2011 to over €26 million.

# concern - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria

Jan 4th 2014, 9:24 AM 5,565 Views 23 Comments

The Medecins sans Frontieres members have not been heard from since Thursday evening. Meanwhile, Aleppo is gripped by fighting.

# concern - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:56 AM 22,171 Views 56 Comments

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# concern - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

Dec 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 19 Views 2 Comments

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

# concern - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

Nov 23rd 2013, 5:25 PM 4,367 Views 4 Comments

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# concern - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right

Nov 19th 2013, 1:15 PM 56 Views 19 Comments

Today is World Toilet Day. Yes, people might laugh, writes Michael Doorly, but did you know more children die from diarrhoea related disease than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

# concern - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world
# World Hunger Day
# World Hunger Day

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world

Oct 16th 2013, 7:26 PM 11,191 Views 35 Comments

Today is World Hunger Day, and this year’s theme centres on food security and nutrition.

# concern - Monday 14 October, 2013

Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990
# Hunger
# Hunger

Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990

Oct 14th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,962 Views 34 Comments

Nineteen countries have been identified as suffering from alarming levels of hunger.

# concern - Monday 26 August, 2013

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip
# Concern
# Concern

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip

Aug 26th 2013, 7:39 AM 7,931 Views 11 Comments

The teenager was brought ashore, where she was met by the lifeboat doctor and the ambulance service.

# concern - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Colm Cooper issues warning over state of modern Gaelic football
# GAA 2013
From The42
# GAA 2013

Colm Cooper issues warning over state of modern Gaelic football

Jun 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,436 Views 61 Comments

The Kerry attacker has expressed concerns over the future of the game.

# concern - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria

Jun 20th 2013, 7:58 AM 3,110 Views 78 Comments

Ireland has now given over €10 million to the crisis in Syria.

# concern - Thursday 6 June, 2013

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger
# G8
# G8

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger

Jun 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,058 Views 7 Comments

It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.

# concern - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity
# Concern
# Concern

Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity

May 30th 2013, 7:20 AM 11,541 Views 64 Comments

Concern Worldwide helped over 24 million people last year.

# concern - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO
# Concern
# Concern

Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO

Feb 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 6,890 Views 25 Comments

Dominic MacSorley has been named as the humanitarian agency’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective from next month.

# concern - Monday 21 January, 2013

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls

Jan 21st 2013, 12:21 PM 6,021 Views 9 Comments

The organisation is appealing to owners to be “particularly vigilant” of their animals during the current cold snap.

# concern - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 29 Views 2 Comments

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# concern - Saturday 1 December, 2012

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency'
# HIV
# HIV

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency'

Dec 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 2,967 Views 8 Comments

Although global rates of are dropping, complacency is a barrier to completely eliminating HIV, according to experts.

# concern - Monday 5 November, 2012

At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December
# Reform
# Reform

At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December

Nov 5th 2012, 12:35 PM 3,764 Views 17 Comments

The first meeting of the Constitutional Convention was delayed as the Government searched for a chairperson – but it’s now set to meet at the start of December

# concern - Friday 26 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?

Oct 26th 2012, 10:01 AM 14,750 Views 167 Comments

With the government suspending aid to Uganda yesterday, we’re asking should Ireland be distributing foreign aid while still under the terms of a bailout?

# concern - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Drumroll please: Chair of the Constitutional Convention is.... Tom Arnold
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Drumroll please: Chair of the Constitutional Convention is.... Tom Arnold

Oct 24th 2012, 12:10 PM 4,139 Views 13 Comments

The Constitutional Convention had been due to begin meeting this month but had been delayed due to the search for a chairperson.

# concern - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide
# Concern
# Concern

Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide

Oct 23rd 2012, 2:59 PM 9,278 Views 29 Comments

O’Connell is to join the Concern Worldwide London office, working with the fundraising, marketing and policy, communications and campaigns teams on ‘special projects’.

# concern - Friday 19 October, 2012

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs
# Goodwill
# Goodwill

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs

Oct 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,234 Views 11 Comments

The Giving Scheme was launched across Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday.

# concern - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Marked increase in calls from older people to helpline
# Elderly
# Elderly

Marked increase in calls from older people to helpline

Oct 2nd 2012, 3:25 PM 2,739 Views 2 Comments

Following recent attacks on elderly people during burglaries, a charity has said there is increased fear and concern among older people.

# concern - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 42 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.