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6330: IRISH IN TOP FIVE EU COUNTRIES FOR FOREIGN AID DONATIONS

Wednesday 03 October 2018
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Ireland remains within the top five EU countries that donate money to the developing world.

New figures from Eurobarometer show that 40 per cent of Irish people report contributing to foreign aid in 2018. 

The Netherlands at 57 per cent is top for aid, followed by Sweden, Malta and Denmark.

Grace Bolton of the EU Commission office in Dublin says Irish people have clear views on the purpose and level of foreign aid contributions.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds | Outwords: on development aid