Trócaire calls on Government to increase aid budget

The Church in Ireland’s development agency Trócaire has called on the Government to uphold Ireland’s reputation as a leader in international development by increasing the amount committed in the forthcoming budget. The charity made the call as a global report warned that 142 million people will face severe food shortages in 2021. Trócaire is also…

Tributes to broadcaster Ó Dúlaing

Veteran broadcaster Donncha Ó Dúlaing, who died at the weekend, has been remembered as a man who was animated by his deep Catholic Faith. Mr Ó Dúlaing (88) died just a week after his beloved wife Vera. From Doneraile in Co. Cork, he was known for his cultural and traditional music programmes. In a career…