Read the latest media releases on Plan Ireland’s response to breaking international news stories as well as launches and media events. For all media queries contact Donnacha Maguire on 085 102 1598 / 01 659 9601
Post Date: 20.08.15
Changing perceptions about disability
Post Date: 06.08.15
Helping children smile in Nepal
Post Date: 25.07.15
Nepal Earthquake. Plan Responds
Post Date: 24.07.15
#NepalEarthquake Three months on: situation remains dire for children
Post Date: 18.06.15
#SDG2030 Plan Ireland and partners collaborate for change
Post Date: 09.06.15
Child Marriage in Nepal – where to now for a girl like Sarita?
Post Date: 15.05.15
Plan Ireland Scoops Prestigious Development Sector Award
By Vanina Trojan, Plan Ireland Programme Coordinator, It is with great pleasure that I share the news that the Plan Ireland was awarded a major accolade at the Dochas (Irish Association...
Post Date: 12.05.15
Mega Earthquake hits Nepal, worsening an already devastating situation
Additional emergency relief for affected communities has never been more critical following today’s mega 7.3-magnitude earthquake that shook an already devastated country, says NGO, Plan Ireland. Strong tremors were felt...
Post Date: 05.05.15
Plan airlifts emergency supplies to cut-off areas
Race against time to deliver vast volume of urgent aid to devastated isolated villages Plan Ireland teams have today (4th), started airlifting emergency relief items provided by the Irish government...
Post Date: 01.05.15
#URMILA When I close my eyes, I hear people crying
1 May 2015: Posted by Urmila Chaudhary, Because I am a Girl campaign ambassador Urmila, 23, is now trying to return to her family home Urmila Chaudhary – a former...
Post Date: 26.04.15
#Nepal Earthquake Rescue teams reporting widespread destruction in rural areas
Humanitarian development NGO Plan Ireland is preparing for the coordinated distribution of immediate aid and trying to reach remote and cut-off rural communities to assess the immediate needs of impacted...
Post Date: 25.04.15
Plan Ireland preparing to respond to devastating Nepal quake
Plan Ireland is in place in Nepal and set to launch a humanitarian response to the massive April 25 earthquake that has caused widespread devastation. Plan has an extensive presence...
Post Date: 24.04.15
Malaria mortality rates have decreased by nearly half since 2000 – but lots still to be done
In the last 15 years, Malaria has gone from being a neglected disease to one that is a priority for the international health community and for governments. Plan began implementing...
Post Date: 14.04.15
One Year On #BringBackOurGirls
On the night of 14–15 April 2014, over 270 female students were abducted from their hostel at the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State in...
Post Date: 10.04.15
Renewed efforts needed to combat Ebola
With the rainy season fast approaching, this is the time for a renewed effort to fight Over the past few weeks there has been a moderate increase of new cases...
Post Date: 31.03.15
#BOKO HARAM Plan Ireland distributes vital aid to Nigerian Refugees
Irish Aid has dispatched over 87 tonnes of Irish stocks to assist refugees fleeing from the ongoing conflict between military forces and Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, through Plan Ireland....
Post Date: 16.03.15
Plan Ireland on Standby to Respond to Cyclone Pam Devastation
Plan Ireland is on standby to respond to the strongest storms in living memory to hit the Pacific Islands. Latest reports have described the utter devastation with smashed boats, washed...
Post Date: 06.03.15
International Women’s Day 2015
Post Date: 03.03.15
Ebola 1 year on; new research reveals full devastation of outbreak
Ahead of major conference today, Plan Ireland urges major investment It’s now one year since the first confirmed outbreak in the most virulent outbreak of the Ebola disease in history....
Post Date: 18.02.15
EBOLA FALLOUT Orphans struggle to restart school in Liberia