Volunteering and the SDGs

Mark Cumming, the Head of Comhlámh reflects on deliberations at our event looking at Volunteering and the SDGs. We were delighted to host UNV in Dublin on 12th March last. There was an excellent line up in the room with representatives from the United Nations...

Conversations with volunteers: Eilís McDonald

Continuing our series of interviews with development workers and volunteers, retired teacher and long term volunteer Eilís McDonald writes for us below reflecting on her many years volunteering experiences in Malawi, Uganda and Kenya. Eilísh speaking at the Irish Aid...

A Twitter thread on African ‘tragedies’

In a powerful thread in Twitter, writer Zoé Samudzi set out some thoughts about how western media reports invariably omits or renders invisible African responses of solidarity in crisis, and are infused with a sense of inevitability, rather than examining real causes...

Volunteer with Comhlámh at concerts and support our member groups

It’s that time of year again and Comhlámh are delighted to announce our call-out for concert volunteers for Summer 2019.  As a festival volunteer, you will be helping raise funds exclusively for the use of Comhlámh member groups.  Volunteering with us means helping...

No to any new TTIP: Contact your MEP’s

TTIP Trojan demo in Brussels 2014 The Comhlámh Trade Justice group sent the following letter to all sitting Irish MEPs around the upcoming vote regarding fresh talks around a new US EU trade deal. Given the disaster for people and environment that was proposed in the...