A toddler is held up to the camera in this still image taken from video said to be shot in Madaya on January 5, 2016.

The people of Madaya have temporary respite now. They can eat. They can enjoy the small pleasures in life like simply putting sugar in their tea. Thes(...)

Irish Ambassador to Republic of Korea Aingeal O’Donoghue:  launched Concern Worldwide’s new fundraising office in South Korea

Concern Worldwide opened a fundraising office in South Korea, last Thursday, which agency chief executive Dominic MacSorley said offered an exciting o(...)

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(...)