Tag Archives: Goal


This afternoon.

On King Street South, Dublin.

Dave Williams, of GOAL, tweetz:

A ‘rocket‘ to mark five years of war in Syria. Rockets are killing people there every day; we want to show why Syrians are fleeing their country.

Syria’s civil war: five years of Guardian reporting (The Guardian)



That’s not regulation footwear.


This afternoon

Sarah Morrissey (centre) and, from left: Eimear Conway, Sophie McCann, Martha Christie, Lisa Kavanagh, Ava Kissane and Fionnuala Short play touch rugby ahead of GOAL Jersey Day this Friday, October 9.

GOAL Jersey Day will take place at more than 2,300 schools, companies and whatnots “allowing office workers, students and others the opportunity to wear their favourite sports jersey for the day and raise funds for GOAL’s work across 19 developing countries”.

Goal Jersey Day


Vocally wayward actor Aiden Gillen speaks out on behalf of Goal using the words of Abdullah Kurdi, the father of the drowned Syrian boy who was photographed lying lifeless on a Turkish beach .


Earlier: Free On Sunday?


Stop that.

Mattress Mick and model Lynn Kelly unveiling Goal Duvet Day asking people to bring in their duvet to work inviting organisations to raffle an extra day of annual leave for staff.

Any excuse.

Goal Duvet Day



Ah here.

Spring-testing Mattress Mick groupies join the bed-in.

(Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)


John Gallen writes:

Stephenie [Roche] is putting the ‘fluke’ accusers aside with another cracker of a goal, this time against Costa Rica. Goal starts at 25 secs in…

Oops She Did It Again (Irish Times)

Previously: Stephanie Roche on broadsheet

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It doesn’t all go on salaries.

The ‘Goalies’ of GOAL are delivering tarpaulins, kitchen sets, mosquito nets and other essential aid to more than 6,500 people this week in the Jaro Municipality on Leyte Island in the typhoon-struck Philippines.

Fair play, etc.

From top: GOAL’s James Kelly with Lea Go ( a local councillor); boy carrying Mosquito nets; GOAL humanitarian officer Kevin Murphy; Kevin with GOAL global humanitarian advisor Frank McManus; Villagers in Paresen carrying supplies.


(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)