Dermot Farrell

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Glorious sunshine on the pitch of the GAA stadium, with social-distancing measures in place between attendees. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 300 people celebrated the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Croke Park on Tuesday, the second year in a row the event was staged there. Att(...)

President Michael D Higgins inspecting the 27 Infantry Battalion at Collins Barracks, Dublin, during the National Day of Commemoration. Photograph: Tom Honan

It rained and rained, and the gulls shrieked throughout, both disturbing the solemnity to such a degree that when Dr Hemant Kumar intoned his pre-prep(...)

Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin: ‘What we do in the coming months and years, how we live through this time of challenge and opportunity, will define who we really are as a people of faith.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Catholics in Dublin are being invited by Archbishop Dermot Farrell to give their views on the future of the Church in the archdiocese, in a three-week(...)

Archbishop Dermot Farrell presides as the remains of Cardinal Paul Cullen are reinterred at the Pro-Cathedral crypt in Dublin.

The remains of Ireland’s first cardinal and architect of the Catholic Church on this island were removed from Clonliffe College in Dublin this morning(...)

 Archbishop Dermot Farrell said that the Church in Dublin “needed to evolve... We do know that a radical renewal is required.” File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Archbishop Dermot Farrell has approved a proposal to run a Summer Dues collection to support priests of the Dublin Archdiocese after revenue generated(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell intends to continue emphasising to Government the importance of the earliest possible return to public worship. File photograph: The Irish Times

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell has welcomed the forthcoming increase in allowable number of funeral attendees but said he did not unders(...)

Fr Gerry O’Connor of the Association of Catholic Priests: ‘The beauty of a blessing is that it recognises no barriers and no distance.’ Photograph: iStock

The Vatican statement last week sustaining a ban on same-sex blessings has drawn further criticism in Ireland, with Fr Gerry O’Connor of the Associati(...)

‘For people of faith not to be free to worship until regulations return to Level 2, whilst many other restrictions are eased, is seen as particularly distressing and unjust,’ the archbishops said.

Catholic bishops are urging church members to lobby their TDs over Covid-related restrictions on Masses and funerals, saying limits on public worship (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell: ‘Illegal adoptions, whenever they take place, are just that: illegal, and any individual involved in the unofficial alteration of a birth certificate has committed a serious crime.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin would assist any Government inquiry into adoption practices in this State, Archbishop Dermot Farrell has said. “If(...)

 Eamon Martin the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland  has urged the Taoiseach  to consider increasing the number of bereaved allowed to attend funerals. Photograph: PA

A group representing Catholic priests has expressed misgivings at moves by the Church’s four Archbishops in Ireland to allow people “gather safely for(...)

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