The Finucane brothers were unstoppable forces, seeing no such thing as an unsolvable problem. There was a sense of immediacy about them…a kind of raw humanity,” president of Ireland Michael D. Higgins said in response to the plans to erect a bench in memory of Aengus and Jack Finucane along the banks of the River Shannon in Limerick City, where the brothers were born. Aengus … [Read more...] about News: Remembering Aengus & Jack
Concern, Ireland’s largest humanitarian aid agency, has been serving the poorest of the poor for 50 years. Ed Kenney Jr. and Kieran McConville, both of whom work for Concern, explore the organization’s history.
The story begins 50 years ago in the parlor of a modest townhouse on Northumberland Road in Dublin, moving on quickly to a 600-ton cargo ship called the Columcille, … [Read more...] about Mission Possible:
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