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Church of Ireland apologises following mother and baby homes report
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Church of Ireland apologises following mother and baby homes report

Jan 15th 2021, 8:10 PM 21,773 Views 42 Comments

The church said it was complicit ‘as with the rest of society’ in stigmatising unmarried women and their children.

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Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review
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Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,491 Views 32 Comments

A 2015 review found several institutions had no public appointment or tendering procedure for the employment of chaplains.

'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow
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'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow

Nov 13th 2018, 7:30 PM 22,994 Views 33 Comments

After going missing in 2012 the relic of the Patron Saint of Dublin will finally be going back on display in Christ Church Cathedral.

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Garda probe after Offaly Church of Ireland parish has over 100 windows smashed

Nov 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 24,488 Views 45 Comments

An investigation has been launched after the damage to St Catherine’s Church.

St Laurence O'Toole's heart found by gardaí six years after it was stolen
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St Laurence O'Toole's heart found by gardaí six years after it was stolen

Apr 26th 2018, 7:50 AM 46,300 Views 93 Comments

The 800-year-old relic was stolen from Christ Church Cathedral in 2012.

Vandals cause up to €70,000 worth of damage to Galway church
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Vandals cause up to €70,000 worth of damage to Galway church

Oct 26th 2017, 8:33 PM 37,176 Views 105 Comments

The damage to Errislannan church was only discovered today.

'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest
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'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest

Apr 15th 2017, 3:12 PM 32,117 Views 55 Comments

Sargent led the political party for six years between 2001 and 2007.

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse
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'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

Nov 20th 2016, 2:58 PM 11,671 Views 55 Comments

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

Church of Ireland praises the courage of those abused by lay worker Patrick O'Brien
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Church of Ireland praises the courage of those abused by lay worker Patrick O'Brien

Oct 19th 2016, 8:41 PM 11,760 Views 20 Comments

Patrick O’Brien will be sentenced next month.

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise
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# SUNDAY SCHOOL

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise

Jun 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 20,028 Views 2 Comments

A good scon.

Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours
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Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours

May 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 34,283 Views 60 Comments

A spokesperson for the school said the fee has been written off in the past in cases where families are in financial difficulty.

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son
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Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,442 Views 69 Comments

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

'It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will'
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'It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will'

Dec 17th 2015, 6:04 AM 6,911 Views 4 Comments

The annual Black Santa appeal is kicking off in Dublin today.

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches
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Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

Sep 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 43,277 Views 56 Comments

And give a fascinating insight into our religious history.

Watch: Drone captures stunning views of inside St Patrick's Cathedral
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Watch: Drone captures stunning views of inside St Patrick's Cathedral

Aug 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,836 Views 20 Comments

It’s been around for a long time, but you haven’t seen it from this angle.

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote
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Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:45 PM 13,046 Views 237 Comments

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes
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Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes

Jul 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 236 Views 141 Comments

I shudder to imagine what those mothers and their beautiful babies went through. But we need to ask the difficult question: is this the correct use of funds that children living today so badly need?

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage
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Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

May 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 21,020 Views 251 Comments

Dr Paul Colton said that the Church of Ireland has not yet caught up with or responded to the current debate on same-sex marriage.

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead
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'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

Jan 9th 2014, 6:40 PM 11,848 Views 88 Comments

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin
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First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin

Nov 30th 2013, 2:50 PM 9,232 Views 111 Comments

Pat Storey, who has been a rector of St Augustine’s in Derry since 2004, takes over as Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop
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Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop

Oct 16th 2013, 10:44 AM 7,226 Views 33 Comments

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers
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Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,977 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop
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Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Sep 20th 2013, 2:02 PM 8,034 Views 64 Comments

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition
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Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition

Jun 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,886 Views 21 Comments

Check out these 28 recently-discovered pictures of the event.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says church cannot be 'self-serving'
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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says church cannot be 'self-serving'

Apr 13th 2013, 3:42 PM 5,765 Views 65 Comments

In an address today, Martin reminisced about his time in Clonliffe College, describing it as a “very cold place in more ways than one.”

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion
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10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Jan 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,137 Views 40 Comments

Thursday was the final day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement legislation for the X case with religious and advocacy groups having their thoughts heard.

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings
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Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

Jan 10th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,964 Views 65 Comments

The third and final day is a busy one, with pro-choice, pro-life and several faith groups all weighing in on abortion.

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage
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New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:13 PM 7,538 Views 163 Comments

Archbishop Dr Richard Clarke said that he would be “as restrictive as one can with compassion and humanity” when it comes to abortion.

Anglican Archbishop welcomes moves 'to bring clarity' to abortion law
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Anglican Archbishop welcomes moves 'to bring clarity' to abortion law

Dec 21st 2012, 11:27 AM 2,900 Views 10 Comments

Dr Michael Jackson says the abortion issue is one of “almost indescribable complexity”.

Church of Ireland enthrones new leader
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Church of Ireland enthrones new leader

Dec 15th 2012, 10:41 AM 4,915 Views 20 Comments

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke will be enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland today.

NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline
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NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline

Dec 11th 2012, 2:13 PM 24,031 Views 119 Comments

Northern Irish figures show for the first time that the question of national identity cannot be directly related to religion.

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO
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Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

Oct 18th 2012, 4:04 PM 14,062 Views 84 Comments

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church
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Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

Jul 31st 2012, 11:56 AM 4,266 Views 15 Comments

The bell, which was held in a former Church of Ireland church, was made in the 1700s and weighs around 300lbs.

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street
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Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:54 AM 2,868 Views 0 Comments

The address was home to Murphy’s Pram and Nursery store but safety concerns have led to demolition beginning.