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A tapestry portraying Cardinal John Henry Newman hangs from the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

The founding rector/president of Ireland’s only Catholic university, precursor of University College Dublin (UCD), John Henry Newman was canonised by (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said there was “a need for the transformation of dimensions of Irish culture for the sake of mature pluralism”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish universities have “lost the dream” which Cardinal John Henry Newman had of “liberal education and of a liberal education for Catholics”, the Arc(...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman: ‘we walk to heaven backward.’

Theologian, scholar, educationalist, poet, novelist, convert, cardinal and blessed are some of the outstanding titles of John Henry Newman we can cele(...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman was a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England

Neither the Government nor University College Dublin are expected to be officially represented at the canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman in Ro(...)

  The late Brendan Grace’s  daughter Amanda, grandson James Gillespie (11) and wife Eileen, at The Wall of Fame at Shannon Airport on Tuesday. Photograph: Arthur Ellis.

The family of the late comedian Brendan Grace honoured one of his wishes by having his photo installed on the Wall of Fame at Shannon Airport departur(...)

The Radio Kerry offer was significantly less than the €7.2 million it had offered  in a  deal which collapsed in 2008.

The proposed sale of Clare FM and a controlling 70 per cent stake in Tipp FM to Radio Kerry has collapsed. In a statement, chairman of Clare FM, Maur(...)

A father and son battle the gorse fires in Donegal. Photograph: Brid Sweeney

Firefighters and locals in Donegal fear further dry weather will cause a repeat of Monday’s huge wildfire which scorched hundreds of acres of land in (...)

The most recent accounts for the Clare FM company show that it recorded a pre-tax loss of €180,566 in 2017. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church, the GAA, a number of priests and hundreds of Clare citizens are to share in a €2.67 million windfall from the sale of Clare FM an(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin greets Pope Francis at his arrival at Dublin airport last August. Photograph: Maxwells

Major change at Catholic Church leadership level in Ireland is imminent as almost a third of the 26 dioceses on the island are scheduled to have new b(...)

File image of Brianna Lynch and her Great Danes.

There was great news for Great Dane owner Brianna Lynch (8) after her two assistance dogs were returned to her Co Clare home after being missing for a(...)

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