Deirdre Fahy

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Bartholomew Prendergast (66): jailed for 10 years, with 18 months suspended

A Waterford man has been sentenced to 10 years for the sexual abuse and rape of two sisters and a third woman over the course of 12 years. Stephanie (...)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan  said  the Sunday World report had actually been ‘wholly factually correct’. File photograph: Diocese of Limerick

The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore issued a statement on Friday night saying a Sunday World news report he dismissed as “wholly incorrect” last Tuesd(...)

Bartholomew Prendergast (65) arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin today for his sentencing hearing. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A woman who was sexually abused and raped by her brother-in-law said the abuse continued when he was “supposedly fixed” after a priest directed him to(...)

Minister of State for  Regional Economic Development Michael Ring and SuperValu managing director Martin Kelleher with treasurer Maeve McGann, chairwoman  Anne Doyle and other members of the Skerries Tidy Town Association as they celebrate being named the Overall Tidiest Town In Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Even before they set foot in Skerries, visitors get an inkling as to why it has been declared overall winner of the Tidy Towns competition. Arriving(...)

Members of the Air Corps pictured at the Defence Forces Military Changing of the Guard Ceremony  in Merrion Square Park Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Donal Jevens was at the military guard ceremony in Dublin’s Merrion Square to remember his son David (21), who was killed in service on an Air Corp tr(...)