The man had initiated proceedings against the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 2011 alleging he was sexually abused in the 1960s while a national school pupil.

A man who has sued over being sexually abuse by a Christian Brother at national school wants the High Court to overturn the State Claims Agency’s refu(...)

Declan McSweeney first encountered difference in Tullamore, Co Offaly, and is learning more as he travels around Britain

Declan McSweeney returned to England over a decade ago after he was made redundant. He worked in journalism in Ireland and London when he was younger (...)

Former Dublin goalkeeper John Leonard now lives in rural New Zealand. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

‘Lenny, show this lad the ropes, will ya?’ ‘No problem, Ski. Who is he?’ ‘Diarmuid Connolly – the most talented footballer in the country is who h(...)

Signing laundry sheets outside a  Magdalene laundry building.

Anyone tempted to believe there is no smoke without fire might try journalism sometime. They would quickly discover that the laws of physics rarely ap(...)

One of the five dormitories at Artane industrial school, 1905

The boy’s name was Joseph Pyke, and the last time John Prior saw him alive the child was being kicked and beaten by a Christian Brother. The Brothers,(...)

File photo: Former Christian Brother Edward Bryan. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A former Christian Brother has been jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy at the North Monastery secondary school in Cork aft(...)

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(...)

Alannah Bradley; Lorna Barron; Denise Dowds and Marie Barr, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photograph : Julian Behal

Twenty “inspirational” teachers from across Ireland have been shortlisted for a new initiative aimed at recognising the contribution of the teaching p(...)

Bartra Capital  images of  proposed coliving development at Eblana Avenue, Dun Laoghaire.

Proposals for the largest co-living apartment complex in the State have been given the green light by planning authorities with work on the Dún Laogha(...)

Edward Bryan (65) appeared at Cork District Court on Monday where he was charged with a single count of indecently assaulting the boy. File photograph: Collins Courts

A former Christian Brother has been remanded on bail after he was charged with indecently assaulting a 14-year-old schoolboy while teaching in the Nor(...)

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