Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. Fr McNamara has not seen the film

The 40 days of Lent have more to offer than Fifty Shades of Grey, a priest has told his parishoners.Fr Kevin McNamara – whose Rathmore, Gneeveguill(...)

‘Dr Donald Caird’s  first curacy in east Belfast in the 1950s brought him face to face with the working-class community of the shipyards.’  Photograph: Jack McManus

If “the child is the father of the man” we may trace influences in Donald Caird’s career to his schooldays in Wesley College in the 1940s. Following a(...)

Murphy found that Dermot  Ryan, archbishop from 1972 to 1984 “protected Fr McCabe to an extraordinary extent; he ensured, as far as he could, that very few people knew about his activities”

Chapter 20 of the Murphy report, “encapsulates everything that was wrong with the [Dublin] archdiocesan handling of child sexual abuse cases,” it said(...)

Three former Archbishops of Dublin have been criticised in trenchant terms in a previously unpublished section of a report on the handling of child ab(...)

File image of John Mullins, former CEO of Bord Gáis

The former CEO of Bord Gáis, John Mullins, has announced the launch of a renewable energy asset management business, Amarenco, which is to set up a €1(...)