Don Bosco

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Sacred Heart of Jesus by Vittorio Bianchini 1797-1880.

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks it cannot have escaped your attention that Pope Francis is here, now, on an official v(...)

FoodCloud cofounders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien at their new  FoodCloud Hub in Tallaght. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Impact Journalism Day (June 24th, 2017) focuses on solutions-based journalism. Fifty leading media organisations, including The Irish Times, are shari(...)

AIB CEO Bernard Byrne and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald at the launch of the AIB and Irish Life report, “Growth and Governance in the Nonprofit Sector”. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

More than half of nonprofit entities in Ireland operate without an investment policy while one in five achieve a zero rate of return in the current l(...)

 Francis Sullivan, chief executive  of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council speaking  at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse into the Catholic Church authorities in Sydney. Photograph: AFP

An inquiry into child sexual abuse in Australia has heard that more than 40 per cent of the St John of God Brothers Catholic order is believed to have(...)

Adrian Herlihy of Day’s Bar on Inishbofin with a 16h century decorated stone believed to be from a “lost” O’Malley castle. Photograph: Marie Coyne

Traces of a “lost” castle once held by 16th-century sea queen Grace O’Malley have been located on Inishbofin off the Connemara coast. Galway city her(...)

The audits revealed discrepancies in the number of allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse made to two orders and those reported to gardaí. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

More than 300 allegations of abuse were made against 141 priests or brothers relating to the period between 1941 and 2003, resulting in eight convicti(...)

‘John Bosco was well ahead of his time in his attitude to corporal punishment.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The Second Vatican Council and Pope Paul VI’s encyclical, Populorum Progressio (On the Development of Peoples), gave particular impetus to what might (...)