The Georgian Drumcondra House at the centre of All Hallows College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

All Hallows College in Dublin’s Drumcondra, owned by a trust*, is for sale for over €14 million. However its board is open to buying the 6.74 hectare (...)

Letters sent from Jackie Kennedy, the wife of late US president John F. Kennedy, to a Dublin priest have been returned to the Kennedy family. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images.

Letters sent to an Irish priest by Jackie Kennedy, the former US first lady, have been returned to the Kennedy family. The Catholic Vincentian Order i(...)

‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois’, by Fortunio Matania. This painting relates to an incident in France in May of 1915, when the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers suffered very heavily at Rue du Bois, in the Pas-de-Calais close to Arras. Credit: Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The most haunting and poignant image of Irish involvement in the first World War is at the centre of an unsolved art mystery. The Last General (...)

Fr Gerard Creedon, a long-time friend of the American political dynasty, referring to Jackie Kennedy’s letters said: “She was a very private person. I am sure she would have wanted to have her privacy respected.” Photograph: AP

The widow of Robert F Kennedy believes the letters written by Jackie Kennedy to a Dublin priest could be destroyed to end the controversy about the pr(...)

Rory Kennedy, Emmy Award-winning documentary film-maker and youngest daughter of Senator Bobby and Ethel Kennedy. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22.

Some of the collection of letters written by Jackie Kennedy to an elderly Irish priest – recently withdrawn from auction – should be handed back to th(...)

Jackie Kennedy with her children Caroline and John at Woodstown Co Waterford. Photograph: Colman Doyle /The National Photographic Archive

Jackie Kennedy was aware that her letters to Irish priest Fr Joseph Leonard had been kept by the All Hallows Seminary in Dublin after his death in 196(...)

A letter written to Jackie Kennedy by Father Leonard. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

An expert on rare books has consented to permanent orders restraining him representing himself as the owner or seller of letters between former US fir(...)

 All Hallows College, Dublin: valuer and expert in rare books Owen Felix O’Neill claimed last night the loss to the college amounted to “quite a few million.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí have been called in at All Hallows College, Dublin following the discovery that several very valuable items have gone missing. Fr Patric(...)

College president Fr Patrick McDevitt said it needed “at least €2 million to get into next year” and the letters would have provided only “one piece” of a plan to save the institution from closure. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Selling the Jackie Kennedy letters would have bought All Hallows College “a little wiggle room” but wouldn’t have prevented closure, the private colle(...)

All Hallows College is to close due to its inability to  attract students in recent years.

It was formally announced this afternoon that All Hallows College in Dublin is to close. In a statement, the college said it was making the announceme(...)