Bishop Casey

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 Bishop Eamon Casey in 2010. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Three women made allegations that they were sexually abused as children by former Bishop of Galway the late Eamonn Casey and two have received compens(...)

Pope John Paul II  in Ballybrit in 1979

Historic as Pope John Paul II’s 1979 Mass in Galway was in its own right, it also marked the occasion of my first ever hangover. Please don’t judge me(...)

Darragh Martin: an immensely skilled storyteller

“It seems premature to dismiss the effect of Catholicism on my – our? – generation. Catholicism is there, a pea at the bottom of a stack of mattresses(...)

Bishop Kelly is himself a priest of Galway diocese and his appointment as Bishop there represents a break with the practise established  of appointing outsiders as bishop of any particular diocese.

A new Bishop of Galway was appointed this morning with the translation there of Bishop Brendan Kelly from Achonry, where he has served since 2008. It(...)

Former bishop of Galway Eamonn Casey at a papal youth Mass in Galway when Pope John Paul II visited in 1979. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The remains of the former bishop of Galway Eamonn Casey will be received at Galway’s Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas at 7pm (...)

The visit of Pope Francis to Ireland in 2018 is to be welcomed; warmly so. It will be low key, even modest, by comparison with that of Pope John Paul (...)

Telling the story: an Iraqi Kurdish child at Isikveren refugee camp, on the Turkish border with Iraq, in 1991. Photograph: Nabil Ismail/AFP/Getty

THE SALVATION OF TORY ISLAND 1981-1984 Gerry Moriarty Charlie Haughey, then leader of the opposition, looked up at me from under hoode(...)

Telling his story: Peter Murphy with Donal MacIntyre of TV3

Peter Murphy, son of former Bishop of Galway Eamon Casey and Annie Murphy is now 38. He sells consumer electronics in a store near Boston. He was in (...)

Mother and son: Annie and Peter Murphy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Peter Murphy is a big guy. Relaxed, affable, with no chips. He is, he says, “a fat single white guy, with a cat . . . I’m basically any comedian’s wet(...)