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Galwaywoman who’s running in Great Ethiopian Run to hold Am-Am to benefit Midwives and Fistula Surgery project

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A nine-hole Golf Open Am-Am will take place on Saturday June 18 at Glenlo Abbey Golf Club to benefit Ethiopiaid’s Midwives and Fistula Surgery projects

Cathedral priest sees the shameful reality of Ethiopian poverty

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Hunger and malnutrition in a world of plenty is an unacceptable and shameful reality of the 21st century. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to have seen first-hand Trócaire’s work on our behalf in Ethiopia. It is important to be able to report back not only on the problems facing people there but the difference donations from people here at home are making.”

Galway people invited to get involved in the Great Ethiopian Run

With the deadline for entry into the Great Ethiopian Run/Walk 2014 fast approaching, Ronan Scully of Gorta-Self Help Africa is calling on Galway people to sign up for this epic fundraising adventure.

Reasons for hope in Ethiopia because of people’s resilience

For those of us old enough, the images from Africa that haunted our television screens for a large part of 2011 will have taken us back more than a quarter of a century.

Food is still the focus for Ronan Scully, but this time it’s about getting it, not eating it

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Galway’s ‘Operation Transformation’ contestant Ronan Scully and Galway publican Fergus McGinn along with six other runners from Galway and another 10 from around the country are to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa on Sunday November 27 to raise funds for the Irish charity Self Help Africa for their work in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.

Volunteers sought for Great Ethiopian Run

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Operation Transformation star and renowned fundraiser Ronan Scully is undertaking the Great Ethiopian Run this November, and is looking for volunteers to join him. Scully has already signed up close to a dozen participants to run with him on the annual event, a 10km walking and running challenge through the heart of Addis Ababa on November 27.

Collection in Knock for Ethiopia

Irish charity Vita (formerly Refugee Trust) is appealing for support in Knock to help fight hunger in Ethiopia and free families from the risk of famine.

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Trocaire asks Mayo people to help alleviate east Africa drought

Trocaire has asked the people of Mayo to help deliver food and water to more than 10 million people suffering the effects of drought in east Africa. The organisation has launched an emergency appeal to tackle a drought crisis in Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia.

Seven days in Ethiopia

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The African country of Ethiopia consistently ranks among the poorest in the world. Since 1984, when pictures of desperate famine raced around the world, the country has become a byword for poverty. But when journalist Liam Horan visited recently with Irish humanitarian agency Self Help Africa, he was pleasantly surprised to find many signs of progress. Here he focuses on the work of the agency as it tries to bring about improvements in the lives of people accustomed to living on the edge.


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