Nazareth House in Belfast: In 1884 the Sisters of Nazareth opened the facility on the Ormeau Road  to care for girls placed into adoption.

Statement from Diocese of Down and Connor “It is always a matter of deep sadness when a baby or child dies. The sense of loss to a family and often a(...)

An examination of a sample year of burial records for  the Public Ground site at Milltown Cemetery (above) has established the graves include those of 63 children from Nazareth House and Nazareth Lodge who were aged between two weeks and almost two years when they died in 1942. File photograph: Google Street View

At least 43 babies died of severe malnutrition at two Sisters of Nazareth children’s homes in Belfast in a single year. An examination of a sample y(...)

Loyalist protesters react as republicans march through Belfast city centre  on April 24th, 2016, to  commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The violence-free outcome on Sunday of republican parades in Belfast to mark the 1916 Rising, and loyalist counter-protests afterwards, is to be prais(...)

Kevin Brady’s funeral started peacefully. As with other funerals in west Belfast last week, police were nowhere to be seen, and the only evidence of a(...)