John Magner, a native of Castletownroche in North Cork, entered the seminary at St Patrick’s College in Carlow in 1964.

A 70 year old widower will on Sunday fulfill a religious vocation dating back over 50 years when he becomes the newest priest to be ordained in the Di(...)

St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare: twenty new seminarians are to begin studying there for the Catholic priesthood. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons

Twenty new seminarians are to begin studying for the Catholic priesthood at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, this year. At the end of September three o(...)