Bishop of Cork and Ross John Buckley. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Refugees fleeing great hardship and violence, and coming to Europe must respect the values, law and traditions of the host countries, a Catholic bish(...)

Bishop of Cork and Ross John Buckley. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Catholic bishop has urged voters to question all general election candidates about their views and voting intentions on repealing the Eighth Amendme(...)

Colm Cooper: one of nine Kerry players to require surgery in the last 12 months. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Colm Cooper is the latest Kerry player to have to undergo surgery and is likely to miss the McGrath Cup and possibly the early rounds of the National (...)

A judge described Alexander Pacteau as a “callous and calculating man” as she sentenced him to life in prison for the for the murder of Irish woman Ka(...)

 Alexander Pacteau: the sentencing judge will specify how many years of the life sentence he must serve before he will be able to apply for parole. Photograph: Mike Gibbons

The parents of murdered Cork student Karen Buckley have travelled to Glasgow to attend today’s sentencing of the man who pleaded guilty to their daugh(...)

The Sanctuary nightclub in Glasgow and inset photos of Karen Buckley and Alexander Pacteau. Pacteau will be sentenced on Tuesday for killing the Irish student.

The parents of murdered Cork student Karen Buckley are expected to attend the sentencing hearing of her killer Alexander Pacteau at Glasgow High Court(...)

Little Nellie, seen in this illustration, suffered from TB and was placed in the care of the nuns at the Good Shepherd Convent in 1907

The Bishop of Cork hopes the body of a five-year-old girl who died more than 100 years ago can be exhumed to allow people to pray at her graveside. Bi(...)

Karen Buckley: lord advocate Frank Mulholland told how Pacteau killed her by striking her on the head with a spanner

Scotland’s most senior law officer travelled to Ireland last month to meet the family of murdered Cork nurse Karen Buckley and brief them on the ca(...)

Karen Buckley’s father John makes a statement with his wife Marian outside court: “Our hearts are broken at the thought of Karen’s final moments on this world.” Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

The father of murdered Irish nurse Karen Buckley has described how her family is haunted by thoughts of her murder and her last moments alive. Spe(...)

John Buckley makes statement with his wife Marian Buckley, outside Glasgow High Court, Glasgow, after Alexander Pacteau admitted beating their daughter Karen to death. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

John Buckley, the father of murdered Irish student Karen Buckley, has described her killer Alexander Pacteau (21) as “truly evil” and said he hoped(...)