The culture of child protection is not evenly embedded across the Catholic Church and remains a cause for concern, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Marti(...)

Several of Ireland’s Catholic bishops may be subject to investigation by the new Vatican tribunal announced this week by Pope Francis (above). The tribunal will hold bishops to account where it is claimed they failed to protect children from sexual abuse by priests. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

At least 12 of Ireland’s Catholic bishops may be subject to investigation by the new Vatican tribunal announced this week by Pope Francis. The tribun(...)

On  the Clare coast  waves tore pavements apart and hammered the Lahinch promenade. Photograph: Press 22

As the country recovers from the recent storms that battered the entire island, local authorities are facing tens of millions in clean-up and repai(...)

Eventelephant hosted events for clients from a range of sectors, including charities, in return for three to four per cent of the funds raised.

An online petition signed by people concerned about getting their money from the liquidated Dublin company Eventelephant Ltd, has been signed by almos(...)

The number of young people in need of day services has been rising. Latest figures show the shortage of day places is most acute in the west of the country.

Hundreds of young people with intellectual disabilities in need of essential day services are facing what parents’ groups say is an “unprecedented cri(...)