People clap as they watch the funeral cortege of the former SDLP leader John Hume leave St Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

On first thoughts it all seemed so wrong that so few were in St Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry for John Hume’s funeral. Yet on just a little bit more re(...)

Fr Michael Canny at the door of St Columb’s Church in the Waterside,  Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

At St Columb’s Church in Derry’s Waterside, the doors are open for the first time since March 8th. A parishioner enters, wearing a face mask; inside i(...)

People in border communities are afraid Brexit could lead to an upsurge in violence, the Bishop-elect of the cross-border diocese of Derry and Raphoe has warned.

People in border communities are afraid Brexit could lead to an upsurge in violence, the Bishop-elect of the cross-border diocese of Derry and Raphoe (...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson, speaking at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson has condemned recent incidents in which Muslim people were targeted in Ireland. In a letter to(...)