Sr Monica, Sr Jacinta, Sr Veronica and Sr Kelly Francis of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal with Fr Joe Campbell of St Mary’s parish, Drogheda. Photo: Colin Bell/pressphotos.ie

The story of Christianity in Ireland appears to be coming full circle, at least in its Roman Catholic manifestation. Four nuns, three of them children(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said the issue of liability was clearly motivating the religious orders’ refusal to make a financial contribution to the redress scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny called on the religious orders that ran the Magdalene laundries to “reflect” on their decision not to contribute to the redress f(...)

The  plaque dedicated to Magdalane Laundry survivors in St Stephens Green, Dublin. Photograph: PA

The four religious congregations that ran the Magdalene laundries have told the Government they will not make any financial contribution to the multim(...)

Killarney, Co Kerry. The local Sisters of Mercy are still owed €12 million from a six-year-old property deal that led this week to Nama appointing a receiver to a trust run by the Diocese of Kerry. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle, Killarney

An order of nuns is still owed about €12 million from a six-year-old property deal that led this week to Nama appointing a rec(...)