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1. Goal to close US offices as inquiry into agency ongoing The aid agency Goal is to close its offices in the United States as it attempts to contain(...)

USAID has told Goal and other agencies to halt certain procurements using American funds pending the outcome of an inquiry. Photographs: The Irish Times/Getty Images/Goal

The aid agency Goal is to close its offices in the United States as it attempts to contain the fallout from a US investigation into its operation in S(...)

Barry Andrews with children in Syria: he has stepped down as CEO of Goal which is one of a number of aid agencies being investigated by the US Office of Inspector General. Photograph: courtesy of Goal

It started with a single lorry. In it were Goal field workers, bringing their first supplies to Harem town, in Idlib province in north Syria. Winter w(...)

Under a cloud of suspicion

The suspension in March of millions of dollars in USAID procurement grants – taxpayers’ money – to 14 humanitarian NGOs working in Syria arose out of (...)

Barry Andrews, a former Fianna Fáil minister, took the helm at Goal in 2013. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Barry Andrews has resigned as chief executive of Goal as the aid agency reels from a US investigation into its multimillion-euro Syria operation, The (...)

 ‘The EU’s chief negotiator on Brexit got a warm welcome on his visit to meet the Taoiseach,’ writes Miriam Lord. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

1. Chief executive resigns as Goal reels from Syria inquiry Barry Andrews has resigned as chief executive of Goal as the aid agency reels from a US i(...)

Barry Andrews, a former Fianna Fáil minister,  took the helm at Goal in 2013. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Barry Andrews has resigned as chief executive of Goal as the aid agency reels from a US investigation into its multimillion-euro Syria operation, The (...)

A senior manager has resigned from Goal and the Government has withheld a further €7 million in funding from the aid agency. Photograph: Goalglobal.org

A senior manager has resigned from Goal and the Government has withheld a further €7 million in funding from the aid agency as the fallout continues o(...)

Daily bread: Goal maintains bakeries in Syria. Photograph: Cem Genco/Anadolu/Getty

Why is Goal in the news? It emerged this week that the Department of Foreign Affairs has held back almost €3 million in funding for Goal pending the o(...)

Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power has been appointed chief executive of the Asthma Society. Ms Power, who has asthma herself, ran unsuccessful(...)

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