European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: left investors grappling with low incomes as a result of the €2.3 trillion stimulus programme he launched. Photograph: Armando Babani/EPA

While investors globally grappled with the hell of low incomes under European Central Bank president Mario Draghi’s €2.3 trillion stimulus programme, (...)

Bishop Paul Colton said he was not surprised at the 2 per cent decline in the number of Church of Ireland members nationally. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

Census figures on the level of Church of Ireland worship in Cork highlight a real challenge for local clergy as less than half of those declaring them(...)

The PSNI have appealed to the  public to come forward if they have any details that could help the inquiry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

A third person has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in a car crash in Co Fermanagh which the Police Service of Northern Ireland i(...)

Ruairi O Siochru from Tralee, Co. Kerry: “People in cities just don’t have time for religion.”

New census data on religion was published by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday. Jenna Clarke-Molloy spoke to people in Trinity College, Dublin(...)

Fr Pierre Pepper delivers mass at St Rynagh’s Roman Catholic Church in the village of Banagher County Offaly in March 2nd, 2015. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Offaly is the most Catholic county in Ireland while Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is the least Catholic, according to new Census data published by the Centra(...)

Catalogue costs: Marks & Spencer is charging shoppers in the Republic up to 39 per cent more. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The higher cost of doing business in Ireland is the reason customers of Marks & Spencer in the Republic will be paying up to 39 per cent more than(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: Mr Donohoe said the private investors in NAMAIL received €13.5 million of dividend to date. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Church of Ireland has emerged as a shareholder in the holding company behind Nama, in a deal that allowed a UK hedge fund to lock in some gains fo(...)

 Archbishop  Michael Jackson:  Photograph: ‘We were told two years ago that what happened to Jonathan Corrie would never happen again.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Homelessness in Dublin is a local, national and international scandal, Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson has said. The city was “now a pl(...)

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin emphasised the need for reconciliation between Christian faiths  at the Church of Ireland St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholics and Protestants should “combine” their efforts in speaking out on key ethical issues, Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has said. In(...)

Some of the loveliest homes in Galway city are on Taylor’s Hill where residences of restrained splendour are hidden away among a proliferation of shel(...)