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Frances Black Calls For Volunteer Nomina..

Published on: 7 Dec 2016

Frances Black today opened nominations for the 2017 Irish Red Cross Volunteer Awards in Dublin with Chairman of the char..

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Jasmine Ball Announced for 2017

Published on: 2 Dec 2016

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Brendan Carr last night announced details of the Jasmine Ball on behalf of the Irish Red C..

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ICRC President Visists Ireland

Published on: 30 Nov 2016

"We look forward to strengthening our engagement with the Irish government and Irish Red Cross on humanitarian issues of..

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RTE Interview with Peter Maurer

Published on: 21 Nov 2016

Ahead of his visit to Ireland, Peter Maurer, President of the International Red Cross (ICRC) speaks to RTE 'This Week'. ..

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Iraq: Mosul Convoys

Published on: 18 Nov 2016

The Red Crescent Society reached communities inside Mosul for the first time, providing emergency relief supplies and fi..

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Youth, Novice & Cadet competitions 2016

Published on: 15 Nov 2016

The winners of the Youth, Novice & Cadet competitions 2016 are...

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Italy’s strongest tremor in decades

Published on: 31 Oct 2016

Psychological support experts from the Red Cross are on the ground in central Italy as thousands of people come to terms..

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Double-quake rocks central Italy

Published on: 27 Oct 2016

Hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes after two tremors struck central Italy last night.

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Need for Political Will To Ensure Protec..

Published on: 26 Oct 2016

“By helping aid workers from Ireland understand the relevance of IHL in the context of their own safety and work, we h..

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Haiti: Delivering aid to hard-to-reach c..

Published on: 19 Oct 2016

Critical relief is starting to reach villages in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew, but the scale of devastation to ro..

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