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A protest outside Castleknock Educate Together National School over the planned use of a Catholic agency in delivering a day-long sex education class.

Parents of children at an Educate Together school have warned that they will withdraw their children in protest over the planned use of a Catholic org(...)

 GAA president John Horan: “We hope everyone sees a place for themselves in the GAA and will join us for this service.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

GAA president John Horan has said he hopes that an ecumenical service to be held in St Patrick’s Cathedral will encourage more Protestants to play Gae(...)

Drunk Lives Matter: A T-shirt for sale on Amazon

The Ancient Order of Hibernians in the United States has written to Amazon seeking items it claims to be anti-Irish to be removed. The oldest Irish C(...)

Eimear Larkin from Celbridge helping to serve Maria Byrne, James Byrne and Kathleen Byrne all from Dublin 7 at the Knights of St Columbanus Christmas dinner at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Around 300 volunteers helped serve Christmas dinners and deliver food to those in need for the 93rd Annual Knights of St Columbanus Christmas Day dinn(...)

Eamon de Valera speaking in 1969. Photograph: The Irish Times

Eamon de Valera was never a republican, and his support and that of other Irish nationalist leaders for an Irish republic during the War of Independen(...)

Dr Fitzpatrick has resigned from the board overseeing the relocation of the hospital to a religious-owned site at St Vincent’s. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The HSE says it regrets the decision by former master of the Coombe Dr Chris Fitzpatrick to resign from his role in planning the relocation of the Nat(...)

A ‘godlike’ Irish Catholic priest sexually abused nine young girls over four decades, a UK court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A “godlike” Catholic priest dubbed “a celebrity in the playground” sexually abused nine young girls over four decades, a court has heard. Many of the(...)

A hoverboard in action.   A Filipino priest has been suspended after footage of him conducting Christmas Eve Mass on a hoverboard went viral. File photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

A Filipino priest has been suspended after footage of him conducting Christmas Eve Mass on a hoverboard went viral. In the video, which was uploaded (...)

Staff at the goodie bag area at the Knights of Columbanus homeless dinne at the RDS today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 350 volunteers helped serve Christmas dinners and deliver food to those in need for the 91st Annual Knights of St Columbanus Christmas Day d(...)

Larry Hughes from Crumlin enjoying the 90th year of the Knights of St Columbanus annual sit down Christmas Day Dinner for the poor and homeless held in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hundreds of people were given dinner at the RDS in Dublin on Christmas Day by the Knights of Columbanus. The event, also attended by Archbishop(...)