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Women’s Rights programme nominated for Dochás Innovation Award

  • Date: 14/11/2018
  • Author: Siobhan McGee

ActionAid Ireland is delighted to be shortlisted for the Dóchas Innovation Award for our Women’s Rights programme. This Award celebrates organisations taking new, creative, forward-thinking approaches in their work to address the increasingly complex and challenging environment in which we work. It recognises new thinking and approaches, risk-taking and alternative ways of working to address.....

Speech Writing Brussels trip

ActionAid Speech Competition 2019 prize announced

  • Date: 17/10/2018
  • Author: Lisa Wilson

Photo: Speech Writing Competition winner’s trip to Brussels. Left to right: Gráinne Boylan, Sadbh Boylan, Mairead McGuiness (Vice President of the European Parliament), Juliette O’Donnell, Lisa Wilson (ActionAid Ireland), Séamus Kelly (teacher). ActionAid Ireland has revealed that the prize for the two chosen winners of the Speech Writing Competition 2019 will be an exciting trip.....

ActionAid Ireland welcomes increase in Overseas Aid budget

  • Date: 09/10/2018
  • Author: Lisa Wilson

ActionAid Ireland welcomes the announcement in today’s budget that spending on Official Development Assistance (ODA) will increase by €110 million reaching 0.39% of Gross National Income (GNI) in 2019. Siobhán McGee, CEO of ActionAid Ireland, said: “This is the most significant increase for ODA in a decade.  We welcome the government’s commitment to copper fastening.....

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