Knock Parish church. File photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

An estimated 150,000 pilgrims are expected to take part in this year’s national public novena at Knock which begins on Thursday. It continues until th(...)

Donal Walsh documentary to be aired on New Year’s Day

RTÉ is to broadcast a documentary on New Year’s Day on the life of the Kerry teenager Donal Walsh who died from cancer in May. The hour long documenta(...)

Fionnbarr and Elma Walsh, parents of Donal Walsh, accept the Outstanding Contribution to Public Debate award on behalf of their son from TV presenter and journalist  Brendan O’Connor. Photograph: Alan Betson

The late Donal Walsh was honoured by the NNI for his “outstanding contribution to public debate” .The Kerry teenager, who died from cancer earlier t(...)

Members of the audience at the 2013 Women and Agriculture Conference in Killarney.

Some 650 women rose to their feet in unison and gave a standing ovation to Elma Walsh yesterday after she talked about the death of her son Donal in M(...)

Donal’s Day has been initiated by the people of Tralee in memory of Donal Walsh, who died last May from cancer. Photograph: Kerry’s Eye Newspaper/PA Wire

Donal’s Day has been initiated by the people of Tralee in memory of Donal Walsh, who died last May from cancer.The festival has teamed up with the Don(...)