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Glenavy wants consent for 215 apartments in five blocks ranging in height from four to eight storeys, and consent for four apartments in Nullamore House itself and another 16 in proposed extensions. File photograph: Getty

A charity in Opus Dei, the conservative Catholic organisation, is advancing plans to build hundreds of apartments in south Dublin in a project propert(...)

Majella Connolly, who was born in St Patrick’s mother and baby home on the Navan Road, places a child’s shoe on a tree at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A tense negotiation is in prospect as the Government seeks a significant financial contribution from Catholic and Church of Ireland leaders for a new (...)

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

As many as 18 alleged victims coached by the disgraced former swimming coach and child abuser George Gibney have contacted the BBC Sounds and Second C(...)

Barnardos set up a support group for mothers whose children were adopted, three women share their stories.

Throughout much of its history, Ireland was a cold and inhospitable place for women who became pregnant outside of marriage. The recent campaign by su(...)

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(...)

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