A summary for teachers with key ideas, debates and activities about the chocolate industry, ethical standards such and the ongoing realities of child labour in the cocoa trade, by Colm Regan

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The History Wars

Irish people are no strangers to debates about history, statues and their many and conflicting interpretations. An reflection by Richard J Evans

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Your sports club, Texaco and the environment

Are Texaco’s sports grants to community clubs across Ireland a thinly veiled mask for ‘greenwashing’ from the impact of their extractive business in countries like Ecuador? An opinion piece by Tom Roche.

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Human Rights Day – live!

Follow the Human Rights Day 2020 live-blog for happenings and activities throughout the day during a time of unprecedented change during the first year of a Covid-19 world


Are Texaco’s sports grants to community clubs a thinly veiled mask for ‘greenwashing’ their extractive business impact? An opinion piece by Tom Roche.

The claim that many images and memes circulating online that Irish people were the “first slaves of America” is false. What The Fact? investigates.

Inspired by students from the US, a small group of students from Trinity College Dublin joined other students from all over the world by calling on their university’s board to divest its oil, gas and coal investments

A unique snapshot of Irish education & activism with global cultural, political and social issues over the past 50 years

Photo: ‘Ethiopia 1994 – putting the pieces together’ – an object from the Irish Global Solidarity in 100 Objects series

Did you produce or use a resource during the four year period 2017-2020 that relates to development education or global citizenship education?
Submit or recommend resources to be included in the Ireland-wide audit

Have you ever wanted to look for whether the SDGs are directly or indirectly included in a resource – whether a booklet, a short film, an issue-based activity pack or an NGO report?

Say hello, to the Sustainable Development Goals Explorer. Quickly find resources from our library that are relevant to each of the Sustainable Development Goals, 1 through 17.

Expect new books, videos and cutting edge global justice research reports to be added to the resource library, fortnightly.