5 Aid myths busted

Overseas aid agendas of governments and proposed cuts in real spending on aid budgets are under review across donor countries. The prolonged global recession, rising unemployment and recovery difficulties ahve…

Sweatshops at sea

The P&O cruise ship Ventura off the coast of Monaco. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian Have you ever taken a trip across the Irish Sea on a ferry from…

It’s Africa Day!

Today is Africa Day, so get out, get planning and enjoy the plethora of opportunities across the country celebrating all things from Africa! The 5th Galway African Film Festival (25-27…

Development Education Day in Galway

For those that didn’t catch it, Development Education Day was run on the 15th February earlier this year in NUI Galway by Self Help Africa and supported by Irish Aid…

It is sad but necessary that these photos exist

Image: Serbian graffiti on a wall in Kosovo in 1999 Tom Stoddart began his photographic career in a local newspaper in the North-East of England before moving to London in…

Infographic: What’s wrong with our food system?

Another brilliant infographic has gone online from GOOD Magazine, this time in partnership with Oxfam Australia and directed at the global food system. Consumption is a reoccurring theme for us…