Bernard Lynch

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President Michael D Higgins:  ‘We more than most should be deeply aware of our moral obligation to welcome those fleeing poverty, famine, persecution, war or natural disaster.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Irish people should be more “deeply aware” than others of the moral obligation to welcome those fleeing persecution because of our own history with em(...)

Fr Bernárd Lynch: ‘I flew to Ireland in the summer of 1982 to tell my parents that I would be dead by the end of the year.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

A gay Irish Catholic priest has told a meeting in Dublin that “as women and gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and non-binary people we remain part o(...)

Gay Byrne in 1979: He was everybody and no one. File photograph: Eddie Kelly

In September 1993, I went on Gay Byrne’s Late Late Show. I had been writing in The Irish Times about Stay Safe, a schools programme designed to give c(...)

Fr Bernárd Lynch: will receive the Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fr Bernárd Lynch, a gay Irish Catholic priest now living in London, is to receive the Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad from President (...)

With people becoming more health conscious, gyms are now busy with members of all ages. Photograph: iStock

With people becoming more health conscious, gyms are now busy with members of all ages and stages of life. Peter Cullen (74) is a member of Gym Plus (...)

The lucky winner of €5.685 million bought the  Lotto ticket in Lynch’s Centra in the heart of Crosshaven. Shop owner Bernard Lynch was hopeful  the winner might prove to be local. File photograph: Google Street View

Mystery continues to surround the identity of Ireland’s latest Lotto millionaire after a punter or punters scooped more than €5 million after buying a(...)

Fr Bernárd Lynch and Billy Desmond were married in the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Co Clare. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The gay Co Clare Catholic priest Fr Bernárd Lynch has said the Catholic Church has done terrible damage to gay people by getting the message of God “v(...)

Bernard Lynch: ‘I have a lot of connections to, a lot of grá for Ireland, even though I wouldn’t claim to know Ireland.’  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

As part of LGBT History Month this February, Mind Yourself, a charity supporting the health and wellbeing of Irish people living in London, has bee(...)