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The DSPCA is looking for people to sponsor pets this Christmas.

You may well be exhausted from the Christmas rush. But with just a week to go, if you still have gifts to get, why not consider one that can benefit s(...)

Trócaire, Concern and Goal have all dismissed staff members working overseas following allegations of sexual misconduct. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than a dozen employees have been fired from several Irish overseas aid charities over incidents of sexual misconduct in recent years. Trócaire,(...)

Scenes from the war in Syria. Illustration: Marc Corrigan

Next week the Syrian conflict will enter its seventh year. What began in March 2011 as an uprising against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad turne(...)

Ngisti Beyane (26) and her 10-month-old son Biniam Tesfay after walking 8km to the Concern-supported nutrition programme and screening clinic at Sasie Tseda Emba near Kebele in eastern Tigray, Ethiopia. Photograph: Ed Carty/PA Wire

From a dirt road overlooking the valley the landscape looks more like an abandoned quarry than what it is: the single source of sustenance for a commu(...)

This is a highly auspicious week for the future of Syria. On the fifth anniversary of its murderous civil war, resumed peace talks are under way in Ge(...)

A simple, locally made device added to a clay  stove can use the heat from  cooking to make electricity to charge mobile phones, lights and radios

Dublin engineers working with rural communities in Malawi have come up with an effective joint solution to two problems faced by developing countries.(...)

People speaking on the phone in Nairoi. Many talk about how African countries are “leapfrogging” economic growth stages with the adoption of cellular and internet technologies. Photograph:  Simon Maina/AFP/GettyImages

Rising gross domestic product rates, growing populations, an emerging middle class and employment driven by technology are combining to create a new n(...)

“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” asks men (and women) to put on high heels and walk a mile at one of three venues in Dublin, Cork and Galway in aid of Women’s Aid and Concern.

“Are you man enough?” That’s the challenge from Concern and Women’s Aid for their upcoming fundraiser. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” asks men (and women)(...)

A nurse helps a wounded man after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s Salaheddine neighbourhood. Photograph:  Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

Only a very limited amount of aid is getting into Syria despite the millions of people in need of help, charities working in the conflict-torn country(...)

It sounds simple: if you want to maximise the value of your crop, sell it at the market offering the best price. But until recently, lack of real-time(...)

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