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# Foreign aid

Last year
Key updates: Aid convoy passes into rebel-held Syria opens as quake death toll now above 40,000
All time
Ireland increases overseas aid budget to €1.2 billion with €30m for famine hit Horn of Africa
UK Foreign Office minister resigns over plans to slash aid budget
'This is a cover up': White House under fire as whistleblower reported to be CIA agent
Ireland donated €51 million in record-breaking year for Concern
Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities
€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues
Irish charity GOAL under US investigation for alleged mismanagement in Syria
Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security
Should Ireland give more money to those in need abroad?
Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine
Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza
Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries
Costello calls for "urgent" international response to CAR crisis
Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to Central African Republic
Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort
Ireland ceased funding for Iran anti-drug programme over death penalty concerns
Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990
Government announces aid funding for women and children
Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad
Irish government gives €2m in funding for Sudan and South Sudan
Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget
Hans Zomer
Aaron McKenna: Should we turn off the tap of Irish aid to other countries?
Aaron McKenna
Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?
Adoptions, kidnaps and floods: A busy year for Dept of Foreign Affairs
US could make gay rights a condition of foreign aid
Is waterboarding a form of torture? GOP presidential candidates aren't sure
Turkey quake death toll rises to 534
Slashwatch: Ministers, Taoiseach and top civil servants feel the pinch