ATD in 2o16 in 2×16 ATD Events!

Take time to re-discover the year 2016 of ATD Ireland in 2x16, so 32 events! Event 1 - A new team to start the year! Event 2 - With ATD UK in Belfast to present "The Roles We Play"Event 3 - A farewell to MarineEvent 4 - Wanted "Human Rights Champion"! Our GE 2016 campaign Event 5 - Just before her departure to France, the President of Ireland congratulates Marine for her work in the "Roles We Play, here and there project"Event 6 - Unveiling of an InfoBoard at the Human Rights & Poverty StoneEvent 7 & 8 - Launch of…

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Merry Christmas to all of you!

“Those most in need can surprise us if we allow ourselves sufficient imagination to learn from them. They teach us that honour and dignity are worth more than our daily bread.” Joseph Wresinski A Christmas Story I would always see him sitting outside on his doorstep while I was on my way to work. To be honest, when he greeted me every day, he made me feel rather uneasy. Whether it was sunny, raining, or windy, his daily comment on the weather came to be our little ritual: “Oh, today will be sunny,” or, “It’s going to rain again.” After his…

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ATD Ireland at the European People’s University hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee

The 19th and 20th December 2016, representatives of ATD International coming from Belgium, Spain, France, Great Britain, Ireland and the Netherlands, will meet in the European Economic and Social Committee, in Brussels. Participants, including those who live in poverty will take part in a dialogue, along with other people, to reflect on how to build a Europe without poverty and social exclusion. In a context where the European Union still feels the impact of receiving a massive number of refugees, where Great Britain prepares to leave the Union after the Brexit referendum, and where the economic recovery stagnates, it is important to…

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ATD’s “White Friday” Special Christmas Raffle! Donate now!

Donate now and until Saturday 17th December 2pm for entries in the Christmas Raffle! For every €5 donated you will get one entry ticket in the raffle! Donate €20 and your name will appear on 4 tickets in the draw bowl on Saturday! Discover more about the work of French painter Fabienne Klein. In 36 hours you could become the owner of a priceless masterpiece! Donate now and until Saturday 17th December 2pm for entries in the Raffle! For every €5 donated you will get one entry ticket in the raffle! Donate €20 and your name will appear on 4 tickets…

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A Long Walk to Freedom: Human Rights for All with the 17 Global Goals

The 15 year journey to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals are a long journey to free all human beings“from the fear of terror and the fear of want". On Human Rights Day 2016,  All Together in Dignity Ireland invited citizens of all walks of life to meet for the second symbolic "Long Walk to Freedom ", second of a series of 16 walks which take place each year from 2015 to 2030. The now 14 years' journey to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 United Nations Agenda is a long journey to free all human beings “from…

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