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We are currently recruiting for a Project Officer in the area of Human Rights & Advocacy, to support and accompany our members as they implement development projects in more than 50 countries around the world. For a full job description, including complete instructions on how to apply, please click here. Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 22nd …

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Catholic Sisters Week 2024

Each year, from March 8-14th, Misean Cara celebrates Catholic Sisters Week by recognising and celebrating the contributions that Missionary Sisters have made, and continue to make, around the world. Through long-term commitment to communities in need – sometimes over decades- Missionary Sisters work for the common good and dignity of all people with development projects …

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International Women’s Day 2024 – Invest in women: Accelerate progress.

Misean Cara joins UNESCO in celebrating International Women’s Day 2024 (March 8th), under the theme Invest in women: Accelerate progress. Throughout our 20-year history, Misean Cara has supported the projects of Irish missionary congregations, many of them with education and jobs training for women and girls at the centre of the efforts. The Power of …

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Women and Girls in Science – Irish Forum for Global Education online event, February 28th

Women and Girls in Science – Think Science … Think Girls … Think Global Education Coming up on Wednesday, February 28th, Misean Cara is pleased to participate in the ‘Women and Girls in Science’ online event of the Irish Forum for Global Education. The event will commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, …

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Talitha Kum anti-trafficking App backed by Misean Cara responds to digital threat to human rights.

By Misean Cara Project Officer for Human Rights and Advocacy, Éamonn Casey Tuesday 30th January brought the launch by Talitha Kum, the global inter-congregational network of more than 6,000 religious sisters working against human trafficking, of its new ‘Walking in Dignity’ app to promote peer to peer awareness, mobilisation, and protection among young people. Young …

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20 Years of Misean Cara – An Interview with Our Board Chair, Kevin Carroll

Talking with Spirit FM Radio morning host Wendy Grace, Misean Cara’s Board Chair Kevin Carroll shared his personal experiences meeting with Irish missionaries during his years working overseas in the international development sector. His interview, which aired on February 15th, brought a spotlight to Misean Cara’s 20th anniversary in 2024 and the year’s celebration of …

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Celebrating Potential: International Day of Women & Girls in Science

For the 2024 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Misean Cara Project Officer for Education, Tom Carroll, writes about the progress being made by Misean Cara’s members to advance access to STEM education and careers for women and girls in developing countries, and the potential this has to change individual lives and whole …

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RTÉ Radio 1 interviews Fr. Gabriel Dolan

“We are there to defend the weakest. We remain humble and never lose touch with those at the very bottom.” – Fr Gabriel Dolan speaking about his 40+ years of human rights work as a missionary in Kenya. Hear the complete recording of Fr. Gabriel Dolan’s interview with Siobhan Garrigan on RTE 1’s Witness programme, …

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Fr. Gabriel Dolan interviewed on Spirit Radio

Last week, Fr. Gabriel Dolan, a Kiltegan Father of the Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society and member of Misean Cara, was interviewed by Spirit Radio, to talk about his more than 40 years of service as a missionary in Kenya, and his unwavering commitment to upholding the rights of excluded and marginalised people. Listen to his …

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Fr. Gabriel Dolan (SPMS) honoured with 2023 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for Human Rights work

Misean Cara is delighted to announce that Fr Gabriel Dolan, a Kiltegan Father of the Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society, was honoured with a 2023 Presidential Distinguished Service Award at a ceremony in Dublin on 16th January 2024. Fr Gabriel received the award from President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins in the category of Peace, Reconciliation …

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