The Global Hub – Geneva 11/19

November 27, 2019
In November 2019 I accompanied a group of volunteers and staff from Trocaire, to observe the negotiations of the UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights where we also spoke directly to representatives of the Irish and UK Governments. We amplified the voices of the 8,163 people from across Ireland who took action urging our

The Global Hub – Latin America Conference 2016

August 26, 2016
Gertrude prefaces the Latin American Conference in Maynooth 2016 by discussing her own personal interest in Latin American justice since her postgraduate degree. Chris O’Connell then talks about LASC, or the Latin American Solidarity Center, which he chairs; this organization was founded in 1996 in conjunction with Maynooth College to promote social justice campaigns and

The Global Hub-Gender Equality 2016

August 25, 2016
Delighted to report that my radio show The Global Hub has been awarded a Distinction Award by CRAOL the Community Radio Forum of Ireland. “An excellent production showcasing a rich local and global history. Excellent example of teamwork” (CRAOL) Having run a ten week course in Development Education and Radio at Youghal Local Radio (funded

Rosari Griffin on Malawi Visit

January 12, 2016
Hi, everyone! Please take a listen to Rosari Griffin, also a Youghal Radio host, who talks about her experience of linking University College Cork and Mzuzu University in Malawi.  Rosarii Griffin lectures at the Centre for Adult Continuing Education at University College Cork, Ireland, and publishes widely on international education.  

The Global Hub – Mark Cummins Comhlamh

January 12, 2016
Head of Comhlamh Mark Cummins updates us on Comhlamh’s work. Best!    

Live from Kenya Interview with Martin Balatyne

January 12, 2016
Live from Kenya, Martin Balatyne CEO of Midleton based NGO Friends of Londiani talks about their work in Kenya. Action Lesotho is an Irish NGO whose aim is to bring humanitarian and development aid from Ireland to the Kingdom of Lesotho. Their work is carried out in the spirit of service to others, by which