St Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co Louth, in which the State funeral of murdered Garda Tony Golden will take place on Thursday.  Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The State funeral of Garda Tony Golden, who was shot dead while responding to a domestic dispute, will be held in Co Louth today. Garda Golden’s rema(...)

Bishop Kevin Doran, bishop of Elphin, said: “Every citizen and long-term resident has a vested interest in how society defines and protects marriage and the family founded on marriage”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The opposition of Pope Francis to same-sex marriage in his native Argentina was referred to by the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin in a (...)

Fr Gabriel Rosbotham arrives at Donegal Town Courthouse. Photograph: Jason McGarrigle Fr Gabriel Rosbotham arrives at Donegal Town Courthouse. Photograph: Jason McGarrigle

A priest involved in a court case with his former lover over the ownership of a house in Co Donegal is to take time away from his diocese, the Bish(...)

At the launch of Towards Peace, Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary said it was “so disconcerting that a ministry which ought to have brought hope and healing instead brought harm and hurt and left in its wake brokenness, betrayal and disillusionment”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Towards Peace, a new spiritual support service for people whose faith has been damaged by clerical abuse and its handling by church authorities, was l(...)

People have crossed Stockholm to attend a Sunday afternoon funeral.

The room contains a box with a man inside it. A photo of him sits on top and there are many flowers. Behind is a tall wall of large boulders looming u(...)

Rome in recent days has been dominated by those who recall the late pontiffs.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As Rome prepares for the impact of an estimated million-strong crowd at tomorrow’s canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, yesterday was(...)

“I’m not looking beyond the next 12 months. I’d like to be able to say we helped get Ssangyong off the ground and helped move it forward.” Bill Cullen in his new showroom on the Naas Road. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bill Cullen, the former Apprentice television star and one-time king of the Irish motor ind(...)

John Fleming, pictured in 2009. His construction and property business went into liquidation in March 2010. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

A company connected with former builder and developer John Fleming is working on a £50 million contract for the conversion of a historic central Londo(...)

ACC has focused aggressively on the issue of debt recovery, as developers, as musician Jim Corr would testify

The Irish Free State was just five years in existence when the Agricultural Credit Corporation was founded by the State to assist the development of t(...)

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim departs at the end of a final news conference following the annual IMF-World Bank meetings in Washington. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The International Monetary Fund’s policy committee has said the US needs to take “urgent action” to address the impasse over the debt ceiling.Amid me(...)