Minister Ryan presents Ireland’s 2023 Progress on Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, will present Ireland’s second Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday, where countries from across the globe are attending the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).   The Voluntary National Review, entitled Building Back […]

United Nations finally agree that ‘incompatible with life’ label is dehumanising – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described the decision of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to seek an end to the term ‘incompatible with life’ as a watershed moment for the rights of the unborn child. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the CRPD also made it clear that allowing for […]

Tipperary Young People Invited To Apply For Chance To Represent Ireland At UN

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is calling on young people aged 18 to 25 from North and South Tipperary to apply to become Ireland’s UN Youth Delegate for 2016/2017. The United Nations Youth Delegate Programme, coordinated in Ireland by the National […]

GOAL launches scathing attack on UN, asserting that its political response to Somali tragedy has been astonishing

“The UN keep telling the masses that the millions of Somalis face death from starvation – but as an organisation they are not prepared to take any meaningful action to prevent the catastrophe.” Said John O’Shea, GOAL’s CEO, who added, “The United Nations’ Security Council has behaved as though they are oblivious to the cries […]

Paddy Cullen from Thurles at Aras an Uachtarain

United Nations Veteran; Paddy Cullen, the Quarry, Mitchel street, Thurles, was afforded a céad míle fáilte at the Aras by President Mary McAleese on Monday November 8th on the 50th Anniversary of the Niemba Ambush. Paddy was overwhelmed by the welcome given to him by our President where she welcomed each member of the visiting […]