Belvedere College, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A statement from the Irish Jesuit Order following the publication of some of the contents of an inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse against Fathe(...)

The Jesuits said the sexual abuse of pupils at the Dublin school in the 1970s was a shameful chapter in the order’s history. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

Allegations that pupils were sexually abused by a Jesuit priest in Belvedere College in the 1970s were not properly investigated, or brought to the at(...)

Belvedere College, Dublin. Fr Joseph Marmion ‘abused boys sexually, emotionally and physically while he was on the teaching staff’ there in the 1970s, the Jesuits said. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Jesuits have appointed two independent experts to assist former pupils of their schools who were abused by the late Fr Joseph Marmion. In a(...)

Colin Murphy: a life-long journey of encounters and dialogue with those of different Christian traditions, and later those who experienced hurt and harm through violent conflict, and later again as a result of racial and religious intolerance

After a lifetime of working for peace on the island of Ireland, Colin William Murphy died quietly in Newcastle, Co Wicklow, this year. Born in the h(...)

Debbie Lane, presenting the Barry Louise Lane Perpetual Memorial Trophy, with ringmaster Steve Rector and Kevin Babington on Mark Q. Photograph: Sportfot

An extended weekend of action for Ireland’s international show jumpers concluded on Sunday at Deerirdge Farm in Wellington, Florida where Conor Swail (...)

A significant number of infant remains were confirmed on the site of the former home in March 2017. File photograph: The Irish Times

Relatives of children who lived in the Tuam mother and baby home wanted a full forensic excavation of the site along with DNA analysis, it emerged in (...)

A shrine in the corner of an enclosed area on part of the site of the former mother and baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

A majority of people resident near the former mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway, would prefer that a memorial be erected there and that existing(...)

Trevor Coyle on Cruising at the Dublin Horse Show in 1997. Photograph: Lorraine O ‘Sullivan / Inpho

Cruising, the world famous Irish show jumping stallion which died last year, was successfully cloned by his owner Mary McCann, it was revealed on Frid(...)