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#International Aid

# international-aid - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# international-aid - Monday 29 August, 2016

Ireland has given over half a billion in international aid over the past year

A total of €647.51 million was allocated to international development causes in 2015.

# international-aid - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Headlines can be depressing but efforts to end extreme poverty are actually WORKING

Irish media and aid agencies simply aren’t getting the message across that global efforts to lift people out of poverty are working.

# international-aid - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# international-aid - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?

Charities say Ireland has traditionally been at the forefront, but on World AIDS Day they say that support is slipping.

# international-aid - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Minister of State Joe Costello told that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# international-aid - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: Climate change – it's not all just hot air

As former US vice-president Al Gore arrives in Dublin today to speak about climate change, global hunger and poverty, Dom Hunt explains why climate change needs to be recognised as a global issue.

# international-aid - Friday 30 November, 2012

Britain suspends aid to Rwanda over DR Congo rebel support

The UK is to withhold million in aid over concerns that Rwanda is supporting of rebels country, which is in the midst of an increasingly violent conflict.