Pastoral care

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‘Since my own story became public I have heard from many other church members about harrowing tales of church mistreatment of gay people,’ says Steven Smyrl

The mother of the late RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane was a devout Roman Catholic, a daily Mass goer, who never questioned church authority until she(...)

Do your homework: gathering as much information as possible can take some of the stress out of choosing a school. Photograph: iStockphoto/Vetta/Getty Images

Being a parent is tough. There’s a lot of judging – especially of mothers – and everyone has an opinion on how best you should rear your children. On(...)

Pupils participate in a class at Coláiste Gleann Lí, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Coláiste Gleann Lí is a co-educational second-level school under the aegis of Kerry Education and Training Board (ETB). The school is non-fee paying a(...)

Mohill College: A variety of special educational needs is catered for, with a number of teachers with resource teaching qualifications and the support of 3.5 SNAs

Vital stats: Co-educational, non-fee paying, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education & Training Board (MSLETB) school. Number of students: 370. Websit(...)

Debating and music are popular but the school is best known for rugby.

Vital stats: All boys, fee-paying, Catholic. Number of Students: 175. Website: Cistercian College, in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, saw admis(...)