President Higgins opened a conference marking the 50th anniversary of Concern.
You can read the President's speech by clicking on the Speech tab above.
In March this year, the President paid tribute to the staff, volunteers and supporters of Concern, saying the organisation “crafted a vital bridge between the Irish people and some of the poorest people in our world." (See details here.)
* President's address to the Irish Humanitarian Summit, July 2015
* President opens the European Year of Development, January 2015