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Concerned citizens, join our Debates team!

Ger Carroll | 03 August 2017 | 0 Comments

One look at the news these days shows that our world needs informed, insightful, rational debate more than ever. Become a Concern Debates adjudicator to support the next generation to bring it on!   

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Topics: concern debates, volunteer, get involved

Six tips for a happier, healthier new year

Aoife O'Grady | 23 December 2016 | 6 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

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