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DJ Kampire on stage during  Nyege Nyege, the annual four-day international music festival, in Jinja, Uganda. Photograph:  Martin Kharumwa

Last September, I spent four days on the banks of the river Nile in eastern Uganda. All day and night there was music, from traditional instruments fu(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin welcomed new guidance issued by the Government’s Cabinet committee regarding safe activity in places of worship. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholic Church donations have plummeted in Dublin during the Covid-19 outbreak, falling by as much as 80 per cent. The Dublin Archdiocese said the n(...)

Many charities have been forced to cancel parts of their fundraising programme this year and are running alternative events that comply with social distancing rules.

Charities operating in Ireland are among the many sectors struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have been forced to cancel k(...)

South African children stand in a social distancing line as they wait for food from the Masiphumelele Creative Hub run by Yandiswa Mazwana in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

The coronavirus pandemic threatens to staunch the flow of aid to the world’s poorest countries at a time when they face the worst effects of the crisi(...)

Trócaire teaching hygiene practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Somalia. Photograph: Trócaire

Trócaire has launched an urgent appeal for people to return donations from their Trócaire boxes online or over the phone. The charity said a 60 per c(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said preparations should be made for a full reopening of Catholic churches in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Preparations should be made for a full reopening of Catholic churches in Dublin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said. Many churches in the archdiocese(...)

Trócaire’s  chief executive Caoimhe De Barra said, “Coronavirus is now present in all the countries we work in.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Trócaire, the Catholic bishops’ overseas development agency, has appealed to people to hold onto their Lenten collection boxes for now. Traditionally (...)

 Residents fetch water from a bore hole in Mbare, Zimbabwe, during a nationwide lockdown on Wednesday. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Irish aid agencies in Zimbabwe are repurposing their development programmes in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in a country with millions (...)

Federico Julián González: ‘I’m an Irish citizen who was born somewhere else. My alliances to this country are enormous because it’s where my kids are growing up.’ Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Federico Julián González was three when his father, a doctor, was arrested by El Salvador’s military junta for caring for a guerrilla fighter. His fat(...)

Great Place to Work certifies organisations that excel in creating, supporting and delivering a high-trust work environment. Photograph: iStock

The Great Place to Work Certification Programme is a three-year framework designed to build and sustain a high-performance culture in organisations. T(...)

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