David Sleator: his organisational skills and pleasant manner ensured the ready co-operation of all who had dealings with him. Photograph: Frank Miller

David Sleator: ‘A gent. Quiet. Mannerly. Easy to deal with at all times’

The removal of Irish Times photographer and Joint Picture Editor David Sleator  at Rialto church today. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Family, colleagues and friends pay respects to ‘person who will be sadly missed’

The Islamic Cultural Centre Ireland (ICCI), based in Dublin’s Clonskeagh, has strongly condemned Islamic State (IS), which , it says, is acting contrary to the teachings of Islam.  Photograph: :Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Isis acting contrary to teachings and murder ‘is strictly forbidden’ cultural centre says

The  car, trapped underneath a truck, in which three relatives of Pope Francis were killed near James Craik in Argentina’s Cordoba province yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/DyN-Noticraik.com

Infant great-nephews of pontiff die in Argentina with their mother

Pope Francis gestures while speaking to journalists aboard the flight from South Korea to Italy on Monday. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Infant great-nephews of Pontiff die with their mother in Argentina

Irish Times Joint Picture Editor David Sleator.

Tributes paid to ‘most reliable, decent, down-to-earth guy’

In a word


 Brendan Boland who has launched his book, ‘Sworn to Silence’. “I wasn’t looking for a personal apology to myself. I was looking for an apology to all the children who had been abused since 1975, when he had the information. That’s the apology I wanted, not an apology to me.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

‘They’re attempting to save face again’

The Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran said it is not reasonable that the asylum process should go on for years. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Like Irish people in England, Australia and the US, all have good reasons for being here, says Kevin Doran

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