Posts Tagged ‘Aengus Finucane’

News: Remembering
Aengus & Jack

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 RiverRead more..

Mission Possible:
Concern Worldwide at 50

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 quicklyRead more..

A Giant Among Humanitarians

Tom Moran writes that his involvement with Concern Worldwide began with Aengus Finucane, the Limerick-born priest who founded the Irish relief organization. As Chairman of Concern Worldwide U.S., I have traveled to almost a dozen countries where we work in as many years – from Afghanistan, to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Haiti. ItRead more..