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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,(...)

Dropbox said its foundation will have an initial endowment of about $20 million, but that this is expected to grow over time.

The founders of US technology company Dropbox have established a new $20 million (€16 million) philanthropic foundation with Irish charity Goal among (...)

The Irish leg of the charity, Oxfam Ireland, has denied any involvement or connection with the behaviour of staff who were employed by Oxfam in Britain in 2011

Irish charities have condemned the behaviour of senior Oxfam staff following allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad and have denied coveri(...)

It was in his latter years, when the lure of slow golf and long lunches with grumpy old men was compelling, that he threw himself into the intractable issue of migration at a time when it was neither popular nor profitable.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Suds loved his rugby. He was a prop of substance. I had the privilege of watching him play for a combined Trinity/UCD team against a combined Oxford/C(...)

Alan Brogan: “I had 13, 14 really good years with Dublin, and I knew my race was run. I was 34, with a very good team coming behind me, so I knew it was time to step away.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The first time Alan Brogan ran the GOAL Mile he cared less about the charitable aspect and more about beating his brothers. Things have changed since (...)

Mary T Murphy, originally from Cork, is refugee programme manager for the Goal aid agency’s two refugee camps in the Gambela region of Ethiopia – Kule and Tierkidi – near the South Sudanese border. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan/Goal

European leaders should visit refugee camps in Ethiopia and Uganda to learn how to manage the stream of asylum seekers arriving on Italian, Greek and (...)

A harrowing account of arriving in Rwanda at the height of the genocide there in 1994 is among more than 150 audio files being released by the Defence(...)

President Michael D Higgins meeting refugees at the Goal nutrition centre in Tierkadi Refugee Camp, during his visit to  Ethiopia in 2014. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell

Who knows what the public wants from humanitarian aid agencies? Certainly not the public anyway, judging by the findings of a new survey by Amárach Re(...)

Goal general manager Celine Fitzgerald, appointed in late 2016 to help deal with the crisis,  said donors believe the organisation is “a new Goal”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Investigations into price fixing and conflicts of interest at Irish charity Goal caused concern among donors last year. But despite a drop in income, (...)

Liam Neeson has ‘helped to raise Ireland’s profile and awareness of Ireland and Irish artists around the world’.

Liam Neeson is to receive a special award from President Michael D Higgins for his outstanding contribution to the Irish diaspora. The annual Presid(...)

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