Covid-19 restrictions put Trócaire Lenten appeal ‘at risk’

Covid-19 restrictions put Trócaire Lenten appeal ‘at risk’ Helping to launch Trócaire’s annual Lenten Appeal are siblings Connla and Liadh Fallon, with cut-outs of children previously featured on Trócaire Lent boxes. Photo: Mark Stedman
Trócaire has warned that one-third of its annual donations have been put at risk after Covid-19 restrictions severely curtailed the distribution of Trócaire boxes this Lent. The Church-charity’s Lenten Appeal began on Ash Wednesday but the closure of schools and public Mass restrictions due to the pandemic have meant Trócaire boxes won’t reach many homes this year.…
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