Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Most Rev Michael Jackson said our response to the crisis seemed to indicate that the concept of the common good in Ireland had “gone off our national and ecclesiastical radar.” File photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Within days of each other a third Church of Ireland bishop, including its two Archbishops, have called for more urgent action by Governments in these (...)

Archibishop of  Armagh Eamon Martin: worried about growing persecution of Christians worldwide.

The growth in the persecution of Christians and others worldwide is a focus of the joint Christmas message from both Primates of All-Ireland. Catholi(...)

‘We  have small groups for students and kids. We’re convinced that weekly small groups in a parish is the way forward for the whole Catholic Church.’ Photograph: Getty Images

I have worked as a Catholic lay leader involved in renewal and reconciliation in Ireland for more than 41 years. Recently I’ve seen so many faithful C(...)

AMCS was founded by Jimmy Martin (left), and Austin Ryan and will employ 180 people after the deal, including 50 staff at PCST.

Limerick-based AMCS Group has acquired a company in the US, making it the world’s largest waste management software company. AMCS has bought PC Scale (...)

The Dalai Lama walks across the Peace Bridge during his visit to Derry. Photograph: Reuters

You never quite know what you are going to get when the Dalai Lama comes to town. We journalists were gathered in the conference room of the City H(...)