The Final mass of the Marianella Irish Redemptorist centre in Rathgar.  The Blessed Sacrament is  escorted from the Chapel by Fr George Wadding. Picture Nick Bradshaw

‘It’s like a big funeral,” one woman was quoted as saying in The Irish Times. Indeed she was right. It was a big funeral, a heartbreaking one, at whic(...)

The final Mass at the Marianella Irish Redemptorist centre in Rathgar, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The woman was clear. “It’s like a big funeral,” she said to a friend as they waited to say farewell to Fr Dan Baragry, Redemptorist provincial superi(...)

The Marianella seminary, church and grounds, on 3.28 hectares (8.11 acres), were sold to Cairn Homes last June

The final Mass at the Redemptorist congregation’s Marianella centre in Dublin’s Rathgar takes place tomorrow morning. The Marianella seminary, churc(...)

The Marianella site at Orwell Road in Rathgar, Dublin 6, which Cairn Homes will develop.

JACK FAGAN Commercial Property Editor Newly launched housebuilder Cairn Homes is set to build out the housing scheme already approved by city planners(...)

There were around nine bidders in all for the Marianella seminary, church and grounds which extend to 3.28 hectares (8.11 acres) and are expected to accommodate around 280 homes, most of them apartments.

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has paid in excess of €40 million for a housing site in the south Dublin suburb of Rathgar only days after raising €400(...)

Fr Tony Flannery: will host the Catholic Church reform event. He has been forbidden by the Vatican to exercise his ministry as a priest following articles he wrote for the Redemptorists’ Reality magazine. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major international conference of Catholic Church reform movements will take place in Limerick next week. The International Network of Church Refor(...)

Drag queen Panti Bliss (AKA Rory O’Neill) has been nominated to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge by two Dublin-based Redemptorist priests. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Two Catholic priests have undertaken the Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, papal nuncio Archbishop(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said allowing the case to proceed would involve “patent unfairness”, as the Redemptorist Order had been substantially prejudiced as a result of delay in bringing the case.

A man’s action seeking damages against the Redemptorist Order over sexual abuse allegedly suffered more than 40 years ago as an altar boy has been hal(...)

Fr Tony Flannery: “In my talks, I hope to give some historical perspective to the main problems we are facing in the church today.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Fr Tony Flannery is in a much better place these days. He’s back in the family home. Back in the east Galway townland where it all began 67 yea(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams (centre) and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (right) attend the funeral of Father Alec Reid in  the Clonard Monastery in west Belfast today. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Hundreds of mourners from across Belfast have joined politicians and clergy of all denominations for the funeral of Fr Alec Reid, the quiet priest who(...)