Brendan Kelly

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Minister for Education Richard Bruton’s initiative aims to increase the number of multidenominational schools and will involve the State leasing properties from Catholic bishops or trusts linked to the church. Photograph: Alan Betson

Educate Together, the main provider of multidenominational education, says new plans to transfer patronage away from hundreds of religious schools are(...)

‘There are a lot of questions about how empowerment can operate for someone with advanced dementia.’  File image: John Stillwell/PA Wire

We have come a long way from the days when people with impaired capacity were locked away in hospitals or asylums. Ireland once led the world in this (...)

Homestead: Ivor Browne at Rathronan, in Co Wexford. Photograph: Alan Gilsenan

When William Ivory Browne was a boy he would take the train from Dublin to spend holidays with his aunts Kathleen and Maisie at Rathronan Castle, the (...)

The new abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Glenstal Abbey in Murroe, Co Limerick, has been installed. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The new abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Glenstal Abbey in Murroe, Co Limerick, has been installed at a ceremony attended by 25 abbots, abbesses,(...)

Mary Williamson, from Bantry, Co Cork at Cork Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A 27-year-old has been jailed for 18 months for her part in a scam where she and another woman lured a middle-aged man to a house with a promise of a (...)

Changes planned by the Department of Health intend to significantly strengthen protections for patients who are detained against their will in mental health institutions. Photograph: iStock

The Government says it will significantly strengthen protections for patients who are detained against their will in mental health institutions. The (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said he would no longer send seminarians to Maynooth because of ‘strange goings-on’ at the college. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fourteen of the 26 Catholic diocesan bishops in Ireland have so far indicated they will continue to send seminarians to Maynooth, with some saying the(...)

The university lecturer who taught you on the way to your degree could be working in Spar to maintain an income during these summer months. Photograph: iStockphoto

Three years ago, in a letter to The Irish Times on the subject of inequality and mental health, psychiatrist Brendan Kelly quoted 19th-century German (...)

Kenneth Parker(46) put his metal prosthetic limb behind Garda Mooney and kicked him in the ribs, causing him to fall. Stock photograph: Getty Images

A one-legged man, who has 12 previous convictions for assaulting gardaí as well as a previous conviction for manslaughter, has been jailed for two yea(...)

Mikey Sweeney replaces Lee Keegan in the Mayo side to meet Dublin in Castlebar on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has made no change to his announced team to face Mayo on Saturday evening in the AFL Division One match in Castlebar. The s(...)

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