Fr Patrick Devine with executive director of the Kennedy Institute  Peter Cassells.

Shalom centre for reconciliation set up by award-winning Irish priest in 2009

Ciarán Kilkenny with some of the pupils from the Changa Changa primary school in Mazabuka

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Nicole Kane with her Mum Marie and the letter she received from the Pope. Photograph: Thomas Nolan

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Nicole Kane with her Mum Marie and brother Adam and the letter she received from the Pope. Photograph: Thomas Nolan

Mother and her daughter receive letters from Pope Francis after Vatican visit

Irish Guards with a wounded man in a trench in Wytschaete, Belgium. Photograph: Fr Browne.

‘Titanic priest’ had been Irish Guards chaplain in Flanders

President Michael D. Higgins: “The appalling and escalating loss of life” in Gaza was a “tragic example of the failure of diplomacy”, he told the John Hewitt summer school in Armagh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “enthused by the realism of Pope Francis”. Photograph: Alan Betson

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Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental spoke graphically about the realities of starvation at the weekend Famine 1848 Walk in Ballingarry, south Tipperary, at which he was leader. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Survived concentration camp on equivalent of six crackers at day

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