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S.O.S: How Ireland helped a nation

Sep 28, 2018

As the Joint Biafran Appeal is going from strength to strength in Ireland, a brave young teenager joins the aid effort and embarks on an unforgettable journey as Irish missionaries become humanitarian workers and logistical experts to get food and supplies past the blockade and distributed throughout Biafra.


Sep 28, 2018

This episode introduces the story of two people in Ireland who mobilised a nation to help save lives of people in Biafra, sparking an inter-county rivalry and a huge outpouring of generosity. And we hear from an Irish reporter on his experiences behind the blockade. 


Sep 27, 2018

‘S.O.S: How Ireland helped a nation’ podcast is a series by Concern Worldwide. It documents the war in Biafra in 1967 and the events which led to Concern’s foundation fifty years ago.

In the first episode we’re introduced to Biafra, the nation which declared it's independence from Nigeria in 1967. The war...