European Year for Development 2015

Dóchas has been appointed as the National Coordinator for the programme of action in Ireland, and we intend to use the EYD to encourage people in Ireland to take action, and to think of themselves as change makers.

Dóchas is a network. A meeting place of organisations committed to tackling poverty and inequality around the world. Join us.


Get up to date with sector good practice standards and guidelines. Find out about the policy positions of Dóchas members and other NGOs on  overseas development and humanitarian topics.


Collaborate with other NGOs and development professionals on shared goals, and with the Irish govenment on policy issues, through Dóchas working groups. Raise awareness of development topics through campaigns and training events.


Incorporate good practice codes and guidelines into your organisations. Improve programme quality, coordination and learning. Use Dóchas development practice templates to grow your organisation.


Crucial meeting of Ministers in Brussels today sparks call from Irish NGOs

Development NGO’s urge Irish government to fulfil its international promise to allocate 0.7% of GNI to the overseas development aid budget. The call comes as European Development Ministers convene in Brussels today to agree an EU negotiation position on a new global deal for development finance.

Dóchas seeks Information Officer


Based in Dublin.  Part-time (3 days a week).