Take time to re-discover the year 2018
of ATD Ireland in 2×18=36 events!
Event 2 – President Michael D Higgins received “If Only You Knew”.
Event 3 – Launch of www.ihaveadream.ie on MLK Day
(US bank holiday in January each year).
Event 5 – First “Ireland, I have a Dream” workshop with “Fighting Words”.
Event 6 – Launch of the “Your Rights Are Written in Stone” project
on UN World Day of Social Justice (20 February each year).
Event 7 – We paid tribute to Sister Caomhin.
Event 8 – Social Media Campaign #GoGreen4GlobalGoals on Saint Patrick’s Day.
Event 9 – ATD organised the event marking the 50th anniversary
of the assasination of Martin Luther King on April 4th 2018.
Event 10 – Launch of “Divinity on Skin” by Board member Martin Byrne.
Event 11 – David Donoghue launched the “Leave No One Behind Conversations”.
Event 12 – Members of the ATD Company met for the annual AGM
and discussed the annual report!
Event 13 – ATD and EAPN Ireland welcomed
the “European Minimum Income” bus to Dublin.
Event 14 – ATD facilitated various “Leave No One Behind” Conversations
– here in the FRC Lus Na Greine in Granard, co Longford.
Event 15 – The “Unity in the Community” Youth Group met RTE.
Event 17 – Launch of the on-line publication “Sure, it’s their own fault!” Our Misconceptions of Poverty and the Poor”.
Event 19 – We paid tribute to Philippe Barbier.
Event 20 – The “Unity in the Community” Youth Group launched
the book “Ireland, I have a dream”.
Event 22 – Pierre Klein from ATD was selected to be part of the Irish Coalition 2030 delegation at the 2018 Agenda 2030 HLPF at the UN in New Yor.
Event 23 – ATD organised the event marking the 100th anniversary
of the birth of Nelson Mandela on July 18th, 2018.
Event 24 – ATD Ireland co-organised the 3rd Festival of Nations
in Mountjoy Square Park.
Event 25 – ATD Ireland wrote an Open Letter to Pope Francis.
Event 30 – ATD Ireland organised the first Irish “Leave No One Behind” Summit
with the support of Concern.
Event 31 – To mark the 10th anniversary of the unveiling on the Dublin Human Rights and Poverty Stone, ATD launched “Voices For Dignity” on UN End Poverty Day
with the support of the Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Event 34 – We marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the French speaking community at the Alliance Française.
Event 35 – We marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the Community Platform and the ESC Rights Initiative.
Event 36 – We ended the year with a fundraising “Carols Singing” event
in Grafton Street, Dublin.
Bonus Event – In Human Rights week around 10th December, we had the opportunity to offer “Voices For Dignity” to the President of Ireland
and to the Vice President of the European Parliament!