Belvedere College, Dublin. Fr Joseph Marmion ‘abused boys sexually, emotionally and physically while he was on the teaching staff’ there in the 1970s, the Jesuits said. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Jesuits have appointed two independent experts to assist former pupils of their schools who were abused by the late Fr Joseph Marmion. In a(...)

Eamonn Murphy: “It’s a fantastic environment . . . Despite it being a megacity, everything is very convenient and easy.”

Arriving in Tokyo not knowing Japanese and with no contacts, one of the first things Eamonn Murphy did was join a rugby team. Eight years later, the (...)

The decision is likely to impact some 70 other similar cases. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A student’s decision not to appeal the High Court’s rejection of his lead challenge to the calculated grades model for the Leaving Certificate 2020 ex(...)

Kevin  Owens, a student of Technological University Dublin,  cleaning a pair of sneakers at his workshop in Harcourt Street, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Dublin college student Kevin Owens (20), who started a sneaker cleaning business as a school transition year project, says he has never been busier du(...)

  Belvedere College Dublin student Freddie Sherry, of Newtown, Celbridge, Co Kildare. File photograph: Collins Courts

The State must pay 65 per cent of a student’s substantial legal costs of the hearing of his failed action over the final calculated grades model adopt(...)

Clongowes Wood College, Co Kildare: The former pupil, now retired, recalled Fr Marmion  had ‘a reputation that was feared’

A priest the Jesuits named as having sexually, physically and emotionally abused pupils in Belvedere College, Dublin in the 1970s had a reputation for(...)

For decades there has been talk of reforming the Leaving Cert and boosting the chances of students from disadvantaged schools. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The official reaction from the Minister for Education Norma Foley was muted. “The Minister for Education has received the judgment of Mr Justice Mee(...)

Belvedere College, Dublin. Fr Joseph Marmion ‘abused boys sexually, emotionally and physically while he was on the teaching staff’ there in the   1970s, the Jesuits said. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Jesuit priest abused boys at Belvedere College in Dublin’s city centre when he taught there in the 1970s, the congregation has confirmed, two years (...)

The lead case, which ran for some five weeks, was brought by Belvedere College Dublin student Freddie Sherry, of Newtown, Celbridge, Co Kildare, against the Minister for Education and Skills and the State. File  Photograph: Frank Miller

A High Court judge will give judgment within the coming weeks on the lead challenge over the calculated grades process adopted for the Leaving Certifi(...)

The case was brought by Belvedere College Dublin student Freddie Sherry, of Newtown, Celbridge, Co Kildare, against the Minister for Education and Skills and the State. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge said he will give his decision as soon as possible on the lengthy lead challenge over the calculated grades process adopted for the(...)

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