Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin: “We owe a great deal to those who bear the responsibility of leadership at this moment, especially in the front line.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The coronavirus outbreak has led to almost half of Dublin’s Catholic priests being confined to their homes as they are aged over 70, Archbishop Diarmu(...)

The number of children being confirmed increased from just under 15,000 to almost 17,000 between 2017 and 2018. Photograph: iStock

Mass attendance has plummeted. Fewer people than ever are self-identifying as Catholic. And the public has voted in significant numbers to remove reli(...)

HSE staff who are activating the public awareness campaign for Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the baggage hall of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The cabin crew on an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin from northern Italy on which a woman travelled before testing positive for the coronaviurs have been (...)

Located in the heart of the community, St Andrew’s Resource Centre on Pearse Street in Dublin city centre  is easily accessible and proactively engages with local people as their needs and aspirations change. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The search for “joined-up government” is a constant theme in the pursuit of more effective public policies. As the functions of government have develo(...)

Pope Francis at the celebration for 2018 Festival of Families, at Croke Park, Dublin. Media coverage of clerical abuse  and the publicity leading up to the visit impacted those abused as children. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Publicity surrounding the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland last year for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) led to an increase in the number of abus(...)

The Drumcondra site forms part of a larger plot being sold by the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin to the GAA.

The GAA is set to receive €105 million from selling on part of a site close to Croke Park that it is buying for €95 million. US commercial property(...)

Sixth-year students at Muckross Park College on their last day of school alongside nuns from the Dominican convent

Some 120 years after they established one of the best known girls’ schools in the capital, the last remaining Dominican nuns have left the Muckross Pa(...)

 The Drumcondra portfolio. “If the GAA wants to retain space for an extra pitch, that could reduce the site’s capacity by up to 400 apartments”

The archdiocese of Dublin is to receive around €95 million from the GAA in return for 19.12 acres it owns on the site of the old Holy Cross seminary i(...)

An aerial view of the Drumcondra portfolio.

Developers including Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore and US real estate group Hines are believed to be among the leading bidders vying for a north Dublin sit(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said that the decision to send almost 160 of the 201 new recruits to Dublin and Louth,  was a very deliberate decision. File photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the decision by the Garda Commissioner to allocate over t(...)

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