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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'

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

From TheJournal.ie Controversial 'McJesus' sculpture causes outrage and protests by Israeli Christians Ronald McDonald

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

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

From The42 Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France Irish Abroad

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

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

From The42 CBC crash over with last play to complete famous comeback over rivals in Munster semi An Epic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

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

From TheJournal.ie Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack Solidarity

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

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

From TheJournal.ie More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo Terror

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East Public Condemnation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists Double Bombing

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

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

From The42 Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent Schools Rugby

Christians are crowned Munster champions as Taylor delivers win over Crescent

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

From TheJournal.ie Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down Gotta Have Faith

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A swingers sex club has turned into a 'church' so it can keep its building Oh My God

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians Terrorism

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians

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

From TheJournal.ie Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years On The Up

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years

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

From TheJournal.ie What is it like to be an Evangelical Christian in Ireland? Minority Report

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 20,000 Iraqis face 'mass atrocity and potential genocide within days or hours' Time To Get Out

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

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

From The42 In pictures: nothing between CBC Cork and Crescent in Munster Senior Cup semi-final Different Class
From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography Trilogy This post contains images

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography

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

From TheJournal.ie Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December Doooooooom

Pope calls on faithful to ignore doomsday warnings for 21 December

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

From TheJournal.ie Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar Crackdown

Russian theatre shelves 'offensive' Jesus Christ Superstar

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

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven Nigeria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria Nigeria

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria

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.

From TheJournal.ie 20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks Nigeria Attacks

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt Egypt

12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt

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

From TheJournal.ie At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church Egypt

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

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.