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'I'll tell you straight out, only for the Harty Cup, God knows what would have happened with my career after that'
# Trip Down Memory Lane
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# Trip Down Memory Lane

'I'll tell you straight out, only for the Harty Cup, God knows what would have happened with my career after that'

Updated Feb 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 32,244 Views 12 Comments

25 years on, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín reflects on a Dr Harty Cup victory in the last all-Cork final meeting.

Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians
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# Ronald McDonald

Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians

Jan 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 60,546 Views 82 Comments

Hundreds of Christians have called for the for the removal of the sculpture.

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France

Sep 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,058 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old out-half has joined Fédérale 1 side Narbonne.

CBC crash over with last play to complete famous comeback over rivals in Munster semi
# An Epic
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# An Epic

CBC crash over with last play to complete famous comeback over rivals in Munster semi

Mar 8th 2018, 7:02 PM 17,529 Views 4 Comments

Adam O’Connor will have homework off tonight after his last-gasp try saw off Pres at Musgrave Park.

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
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# Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,028 Views 47 Comments

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack
# Solidarity
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# Solidarity

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

Jun 7th 2017, 10:06 PM 13,797 Views 48 Comments

In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo
# Terror
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# Terror

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo

May 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 24,619 Views 53 Comments

The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East
# Public Condemnation
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# Public Condemnation

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Apr 14th 2017, 3:23 PM 9,413 Views 80 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath says that he and other deputies have been trying to get the Dáil to issue an explicit motion on the issue.

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
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# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,257 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent
# Schools Rugby
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# Schools Rugby

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent

Mar 13th 2016, 4:30 PM 10,201 Views 4 Comments

Out-half James Taylor was the key figure for the Cork side.

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
# Gotta Have Faith
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# Gotta Have Faith

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

May 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 17,489 Views 65 Comments

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

A swingers sex club has turned into a 'church' so it can keep its building
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# Oh My God

A swingers sex club has turned into a 'church' so it can keep its building

Apr 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,568 Views 21 Comments

And as a ‘church’ can’t be defined under the US Constitution….

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians
# Terrorism
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# Terrorism

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians

Apr 20th 2015, 7:55 AM 26,352 Views 95 Comments

The 29-minute video was released yesterday and is yet to be verified.

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years
# On The Up
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# On The Up

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:45 AM 14,238 Views 190 Comments

That’s according to a new report on the growth of the main religions.

What is it like to be an Evangelical Christian in Ireland?
# Minority Report
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# Minority Report

What is it like to be an Evangelical Christian in Ireland?

Aug 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 36,565 Views 262 Comments

Is it different from any other faith? We found out.

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them

Aug 15th 2014, 5:35 PM 8,608 Views 113 Comments

The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.

20,000 Iraqis face 'mass atrocity and potential genocide within days or hours'
# Time To Get Out
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# Time To Get Out

20,000 Iraqis face 'mass atrocity and potential genocide within days or hours'

Aug 13th 2014, 7:25 AM 6,447 Views 56 Comments

The US is assessing how to evacuate up to 30,000 civilians off a mountain that is besieged by extremists.

In pictures: nothing between CBC Cork and Crescent in Munster Senior Cup semi-final
# Different Class
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# Different Class

In pictures: nothing between CBC Cork and Crescent in Munster Senior Cup semi-final

Mar 7th 2013, 6:42 PM 2,935 Views 1 Comment

Play it again, lads.

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography
# Trilogy
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# Trilogy

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:35 AM 7,030 Views 107 Comments

In it he reveals that the Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation and that Jesus was born several years earlier than believed.

Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December
# Doooooooom
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# Doooooooom

Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December

Nov 18th 2012, 3:35 PM 20,095 Views 119 Comments

Ding ding ding! It’s round one of Pope Benedict XVI versus the Mayan prophets of doom.

Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar
# Crackdown
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# Crackdown

Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar

Sep 29th 2012, 6:22 PM 5,698 Views 24 Comments

Prosecutors have launched a probe into whether the musical is offensive to devout Christians.

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven
# Nigeria
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# Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven

Jun 11th 2012, 12:18 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
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# Nigeria

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria

Jan 8th 2012, 8:41 PM 2,731 Views 38 Comments

At least 52 people have been killed in recent days by the extremist Boko Haram sect – which has started specifically targeting Christians in northeastern Nigeria.

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks
# Nigeria Attacks
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# Nigeria Attacks

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks

Jan 7th 2012, 12:50 PM 1,810 Views 26 Comments

An extremist Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the killings of at least 20 people who had gathered for a meeting of a Christian ethnic group.

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended
# Apocalypse Now?
# Apocalypse Now?

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended

May 21st 2011, 7:23 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

Predictions that the world would end today with the coming of ‘the Rapture’ seem to have been miscalculated. Unless I’m typing this in the afterlife.

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt
# Egypt
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# Egypt

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt

May 9th 2011, 9:11 AM 373 Views 0 Comments

Rising tensions between the two communities spilled over on Saturday night, sparking violence in which 12 people were killed.

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church
# Egypt
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# Egypt

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

May 8th 2011, 9:28 AM 578 Views 0 Comments

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.