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Irish Red Cross People of Niger Photography Exhibition

Galway Exhibition: People of Niger

Published on: 27 Mar 2017

The Irish Red Cross is delighted to invite you to its latest photography exhibition 'People of Niger' from Irish award w..

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Mothers of Syria: Fatima

Published on: 26 Mar 2017

Fatima's mother, children and her brother’s family of five were sheltering in one room

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Mothers of Syria: Sumaya

Published on: 26 Mar 2017

“We have witnessed the...most difficult years here in Aleppo. They changed everything about us including our daily lif..

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Mothers of Syria: Amani

Published on: 26 Mar 2017

“When we left there was fighting, even very near to our home. We had to leave. We got in the car and went. We left in ..

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Mothers of Syria: Rania & Saffa

Published on: 25 Mar 2017

Blinking back tears, Rania remembered the old days; her home, her family. “How can my children cope with all of this?..

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Mothers of Syria: Kholoud

Published on: 25 Mar 2017

It’s taken me two years to get used to the idea that we live here now. There is no description for how I feel about le..

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TV Presenter and DJ, Vogue Williams took time out to volunteer at the Irish Red Cross Jasmine Ball

Vogue Volunteers for Syria

Published on: 20 Mar 2017

As the Irish Red Cross prepares for the Jasmine Ball for Syria, TV Presenter and DJ, Vogue Williams took time out to vol..

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Roscommon Father Named carer of the year

Published on: 11 Mar 2017

Vincent Callaghan, was this weekend named as Carer of the Year for acting as a full-time carer for two of his children f..

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Register online for the 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge

Published on: 10 Mar 2017

The Irish Red Cross 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place on Sunday 30th April at six different mountain locatio..

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Red Cross strongly condemns use of chemical weapons around Mosul

Published on: 3 Mar 2017

Seven patients with symptoms consistent with an exposure to a toxic chemical agent are currently being treated at Rozhaw..

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