Wednesday February 26, 2020

‘Fresh start’ for troubled aid agency as Andrews resigns

Andrews’ four-year stint at Goal started off in difficult circumstances

16th October, 2016
Barry Andrews, ex-chief executive of Goal, who resigned last weekGoal

In this newspaper last week, Goal’s then chief executive Barry Andrews wrote about the struggle to reach vulnerable people in northern Syria, noting that an investigation by the US government into supply chain irregularities at Ireland’s biggest aid agency had not helped.

Three days later, he resigned from office.

“I am very sad to be leaving,” the former Fianna Fáil minister told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland....

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