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A man  lays flowers this week at a shrine in Tuam, Co Galway, erected in memory of up to 800 children  buried at the site of the mother and baby home there. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The women and children who suffered in mother and baby homes were “abandoned by their church”, a Cork priest has said during Sunday Mass. Fr Colin D(...)

A group of 70 pastors attached to evangelical Christian denominations  have written to the Government warning of ‘severe’ consequences if their churches are not opened up.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A group of 70 pastors attached to evangelical Christian denominations in Ireland have written to the Government warning of “severe” consequences if th(...)

The coffin of Detective Garda Colm Horkan is carried to St James’ church in Charlestown, Co Mayo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was cut down in the prime of his life while doing the job that he loved and serving his country, his State funeral has hea(...)

Hundreds gathered in the centre of Charlestown, Co Mayo on late on Friday night , for the arrival home home of the cortège of Detective Garda Colm Horkan. Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

Hundreds gathered in the centre of Charlestown, Co Mayo late on Friday, to welcome home the cortège of Detective Garda Colm Horkan. The 49-year-old (...)

Archdeacon of Belfast George Davison (55) has been elected as bishop of Connor

The newly elected Church of Ireland bishop of Connor is Archdeacon of Belfast George Davison (55). He succeeds Bishop Alan Abernethy, who retired at t(...)

24 Shantalla Road, in Beaumont, Dublin 9, sold for €345,000 – 3 per cent below its asking price

24 Shantalla Road, Beaumont, Dublin 9  Three-bedroom semi-detached house in need of some updating with scope to extend into the substantial back (...)

Just over a quarter of multidenominational State schools have legally-binding agreements or deeds of trust with the Catholic Church

State secondary schools face a major challenge in providing clarity to pupils and parents over the place of religion in their schools, according to an(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, speaking at the World Meeting of Families in August 2018. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has expressed concern at “a growing polarisation within the Catholic Church and by certain groups (...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Hilda Coles (née Clayton): her   calligraphy and illumination, metalwork and jewellery design were much admired
Hilda Coles – An Appreciation
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  • March 26, 2018, 00:01

The funeral of Hilda Coles (née Clayton), of Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, and Cheeverstown House, Clondalkin, Co Dublin, took place in St Mary’s C(...)

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