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No long term strategic planning by the Irish bishops, said Fr Bernard Cotter. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church in Ireland has failed to make any proper preparation for the priestless future awaiting it, an Irish priest has warned. Fr Bernar(...)

Dr William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne and chairman of the Irish Catholic humanitarian aid agency Trócaire. Photograph: Catholic Communications Office /PA Wire

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference is to divest from fossil fuels in keeping with a global pledge by Pope Francis in order to combat climate chang(...)

Kerri Leonard: “Since I was 12 I wanted to become a guard but I can see a whole new career path opened to me to become a solicitor or barrister.”

What did you study and where? Pre-university law at Dunboyne College of Further Education. Why did you choose a further education course? I didn’(...)

In 2011, Ian Elliott and his team began reviews of child safeguarding in all Ireland’s 26 Catholic dioceses and at all of its religious congregations. File photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Vatican could learn from how the Irish Catholic Church has addressed the clerical child sex abuse issue in parishes, dioceses and religious congre(...)

Ailbhe O’Halloran of UCD students’ union says some students are being forced to commute from long distances. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students’ unions are refusing to advertise some student digs on the basis that that homeowners are charging “exorbitant” rents. UCD students’ union s(...)

Some of those had hoped to study arts in UCD and had CAO points in the 340-380 range but missed out due to an unexpected jump of about 50 points.

* Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 Round One offers: https://iti.ms/2N1opT7 Tens of thousands of very happy Central Applications Offic(...)

* Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 Round One offers: https://iti.ms/2N1opT7 Topics ranging from issues relating to a shortfall in point(...)

In business – another area with strong projected job growth – points remains strong and steady.

* Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 Round One offers: https://iti.ms/2N1opT7 This morning more than 50,000 applicants will receive an of(...)

In all, just over 50,000 college hopefuls are set to receive their CAO results on Monday. Photograph: Getty Images

* Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 Round One offers: https://iti.ms/2N1opT7 Points for many arts and creative courses have fallen as st(...)

Gary Gannon: “When students from disadvantaged backgrounds go to Trinity or other universities, we often feel like we don’t fit in.” Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Adjusting to college can be tough and not all students will make it past their first year. Research from the Higher Education Authority suggests that (...)

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