Peter McVerry at the launch of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice’s report “Developing inside: transforming prison for young adults”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

How to be a Man is a series exploring masculinity and the new challenges facing men in Ireland today. If you would like to add your voice to this ser(...)

Fr Peter Quinn: regarded by his peers as a very stylish centre half back, he  had to play under the name Peter Quinlan because of a ban on clerics playing inter-county football at the time

One of the last three surviving members of the Mayo All-Ireland winning team of 1950 and 1951 passed away peacefully at the weekend. Fr Peter Quinn, (...)

Fr Peter McVerry said he saw the award as an acknowledgement that homelessness remains a hugely important issue in Irish society. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Campaigner for the homeless, Fr Peter McVerry was on Thursday honoured with the Spirit of Mother Jones Award in Cork and said he saw it as an acknowle(...)