Can my son get to university to study philosophy on 320 points?
- May 7, 2019, 00:00
My son should be asking you this, but I am still waiting for him to grow up (fingers crossed). He did his Leaving last year and got 315 points. He’s a(...)
Generation Emigration five years on: Where are they now?
- November 2, 2016, 16:15
As Generation Emigration expands to Irish Times Abroad, a bigger and broader site for overseas readers, we contacted some of the people who wrote and(...)
There is scope for trial and error on the road to celibacy
- August 8, 2016, 18:15
Thousands of Irishmen have entered through the gates of Maynooth College with the intention of becoming diocesan priests, and while most of them subse(...)
Colum Kenny: Who will rid us of this troublesome Maynooth seminary?
- August 5, 2016, 01:00
Why would anyone intending to have sex stay in a seminary for celibates? That’s the most puzzling but not the saddest aspect of current controversy a(...)
I abandoned my vocation and moved to Australia, where my faith evaporated
- Generation Emigration
- August 10, 2015, 15:00
At the end of summer in 1980 I headed off to Cork to begin my noviciate. Twenty-two like-minded lads arrived that day from all corners of the count(...)
Laois run Dublin close but quest for O’Byrne Cup goes on for fringe players
- Gaelic Football
- January 11, 2015, 19:21
Dublin 1-12 Laois 1-11Not since Jason Sherlock scored two injury time goals eight years ago have Dublin lifted the O’Byrne cup but how high it is on t(...)