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Concern World Champions: millennials prove they’re no snowflakes!

Aoife O'Grady | 16 February 2017 | 0 Comments

World Champions, Concern’s new contest based on humanitarian-focused challenges, is proving a hit with the students of Ireland, however all ages are welcome, says Concern’s Jonathan Power. Get your team together and sign up before this Sunday’s registration deadline to join in the fun!

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Topics: Community fundraising, Concern World Champions, World Champions, get involved, Events

Six tips for a happier, healthier new year

Aoife O'Grady | 23 December 2016 | 8 Comments

2016 was a fraught year. Dramatic international events – from ongoing crisis in Syria, terrorist attacks and climate change to unprecedented political upheaval in the USA and UK – left many of us at a loss. We felt powerless and small in the face of hate speech, conflict, fake news and division. As individuals, we can’t solve geopolitical crises, but we can carve out spaces of peace and positivity – in ourselves, our homes and our communities. Here are just a few tips for nourishing ourselves and our world in 2017.

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Topics: Active Citizenship, Community fundraising, volunteer

Why volunteer with Concern?

Aoife O'Grady | 01 March 2016 | 0 Comments

Some of our most dedicated volunteers from around Ireland gathered in Concern's Dublin offices for the recent Concern Volunteer Awards ceremony. We took the opportunity to speak to them about why they give so much of themselves to volunteering.

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Topics: Community fundraising, volunteer

Climb4Concern: Make your New Year’s resolution count

Aoife O'Grady | 07 January 2016 | 0 Comments

Harness your New Year energy and hike the peaks of Ireland and the UK with a Climb4Concern challenge.

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Topics: Events, Community fundraising

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