Gorta Self Help chairman Tom Kitt: board decided to enter formal discussions. Photograph:  Frank Miller

Two Irish development agencies, Concern Worldwide and Gorta Self Help Africa, are in formal discussions about a merger. The boards of both agencies a(...)

A displaced woman and baby who fled the recent fighting between government and rebel forces in Bor sit by a fire as they cook food  in the town of Awerial. Photograph: AP

As I landed in Juba airport on New Year’s Day, hours before the call for a ceasefire, military reinforcements from the South Sudan army were being shi(...)

Tom Arnold has been appointed special representative for hunger with humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Tom Arnold has been appointed special representative for hunger with humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide.Mr Arnold, who was chief executive of Conc(...)