The survey’s findings contrast with the accepted picture of gradual decline and aging congregations reported by the older, more traditional churches. Photograph: iStock

A new survey has identified more than 500 non-mainstream churches across Ireland. Of those, 58 per cent have grown in size over the last five years wh(...)

The Irish Assemblies of God plans to sell the Greystones property. Photograph: Getty Images

Wicklow County Council has appealed to a Christian church body to reconsider its plans to evict 30 vulnerable men from their homes. The Irish Assembl(...)

 Tom Barrett and John Doyle at Carraig Eden house in Greystones, Co Wicklow.   Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Up to 30 vulnerable men, recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, face homelessness as the building which accommodates their supported housing is be(...)