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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. www.trocaire.ie

Trócaire Poetry – History of the World by Clare O’Reilly

Clare O’Reilly reads her poem – History of the World – at a special Trócaire staff gathering in Maynooth as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations

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Rediscovering Mercy and Trócaire Together programmes

Hannah Evans and Fr Padraig Shelley discuss two Trócaire programmes designed to help people engage with Justice principles and to develop a direct connection with a community in a developing country.

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Trócaire Lecture 2013 – 40 years

Brother Philip Pinto cfc reflects on the biblical significance of the number 40 on the occasion of Trócaire’s 40th anniversary. Full 45 minute recording also available.

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Trócaire Lecture 2013 – Conclusion

The concluding remarks of the lecture delivered by Brother Philip Pinto cfc on the occasion of Trócaire’s 40th anniversary. Full 45 minute recording also available.

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Trócaire Lecture 2013 – Br Philip Pinto cfc (full)

Watch the full 45 minute lecture delivered by Brother Philip Pinto cfc – Who is my neighbour? Building a ‘civilisation of love’ in an unequal world

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Trócaire Lent Ad 2013

Trocaire’s 2013 Lent TV ad thanks our supporters for helping to transform and empower an impoverished community in Odisha, India.

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Trócaire Lent 2013 – Religious Education

Watch and learn about community life and the Paraja people in Odisha, India where Trócaire works.

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Trócaire Lent 2013 – Senior Primary

Watch and learn about Ambika Paraja’s daily routine and life in her community in Odisha, India where Trócaire works.

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Trócaire Lent 2013 – Junior Primary

Watch and learn about Ambika Paraja’s daily routine and life in her community in Odisha, India (Trócaire)

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Empowered – Trocaire Lent Campaign 2013

Trocaire’s 40th anniversary Lent campaign focuses on a community in Odisha, India. With Trócaire’s help it has worked to gain support from the government to build a road, a school and to ensure families have clean drinking water.

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Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2013 – Fr Padraig Shelley

A reflection by Fr Padraig Shelley after his recent visit to the community of Jhilligoan in India which is the focus of this year’s Lenten campaign.

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Fatima Institute – Trócaire partner in Sierra Leone

A short film on the governance and human rights work of the Fatima Institute in Sierra Leone.

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The Gift of a Goat in Malawi

Edesi Flyton talks about the impact the gift of a goat had on her family. Find out how you buy a gift of change this Christmas.

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IEC2012 – Trócaire workshop

The Trócaire workshop at IEC2012 featured inputs from Trócaire partners and a reflection from Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga President of Caritas Internationalis.

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IEC2012 live – Nalule Cissy Kagimu

Nalule Cissy Kagimu from the Ugandan Bishops Conference attended IEC2012 as a guest of Trócaire. She discusses a Domestic Violence prevention programme which Trócaire and the Bishops Conference has developed.

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IEC2012 live – Flora Aling

Flora Aling works for one of Trócaire’s partner organisations – YOMU – in Northern Uganda which was the focus the 2012 Trócaire Lenten campaign. Flora was a speaker at Trócaire’s workshop at IEC2012.

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IEC2012 live – Justin Kilcullen

Justin Kilcullen, Director of Trocaire, discusses the Trocaire workshop at IE2012 and the on-going work of justice.

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Give it up for Trócaire 2012

Emmanuel, 15, from Barlonyo, northern Uganda is the face of this year’s Give it up for Trócaire campaign. Watch this short video about his life.

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Trócaire – Demand a Future of Hope

Trócaire seeks to address the root causes of poverty facing northern Ugandans. One of these causes is a lack of investment in agriculture and support for small-scale farmers. Ask your government representative to support farmers like Daniel’s parents, Joel and Betty.

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Trócaire – rebuilding communities for lasting change

Hannah Evans, Church Officer for Trócaire, introduces us to the young boy from Uganda, Daniel Okweng, who is featured on this year’s Trócaire box and his parents Joel and Betty.

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Trócaire – Interview with Daniel’s mother (Post Primary)

Daniel Okweng (9) from Uganda is the young boy on the 2012 Trocaire box. This video for schools features Daniel’s mother, Betty, talking about Daniel.

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Trócaire – Daniel’s village (Senior Cycle)

Daniel Okweng (9) from Uganda is the young boy on the 2012 Trocaire box. This video for schools introduces us to daily life in Daniel’s village.

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Trócaire – Daniel’s Day (Junior Cycle)

Daniel Okweng (9) from Uganda is the young boy on the 2012 Trócaire box. This video for schools introduces us to Daniel.

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