Éamonn Meehan – new Trócaire Director

Éamonn Meehan first joined Trócaire staff in 1991 as Programme Manager for the Southern Africa Region. For five years in this role, he managed the day-to-day running of Trócaire’s work in South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In 1996 he became Head of the International Division, responsible for Trócaire’s work overseas. This included the allocation of resources to development and humanitarian programmes and securing co-financing from the Irish government, the EU and others.

In 2002, Éamonn was appointed Deputy Director and Head of Trócaire’s Ireland Division with over-arching responsibility for fundraising and marketing, communications, development education, policy and campaigns. Previously from 1987-1991, Éamonn worked with the Agency for Personal Service Overseas (APSO) as Regional Representative for Southern Africa based in Lesotho.

A former teacher, he has taught in Clane, County Kildare, Knocklyon in County Dublin and in Turkana in Kenya. Originally from Kilmaley, County Clare, Éamonn holds a Masters in Education from Trinity College, Dublin.

Éamonn Meehan first joined Trócaire staff in 1991. In 2002, Éamonn was appointed Deputy Director and Head of Trócaire’s Ireland Division.

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Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland.  We were set up in 1973 by the Bishops of Ireland to express the concern of the Irish Catholic Church for the suffering of the world’s poorest people.
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