Eamonn Casey

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Bishop Eamonn Casey at the papal youth Mass in Galway in 1979. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Along with his mitre, Bishop Eamonn Casey wore many other hats during his career. He was said to have been perturbed when appointed a young bishop of (...)

Coverage of bishop Eamonn Casey's resignation begin in May, 1992. Photograph: The Irish Times

There is no reason to believe that had Bishop Eamonn Casey remained a member of the Irish Episcopal Conference after 1992, he would have behaved diffe(...)

Nephews of former Bishop of Galway Eamonn Casey carry his coffin to the crypt at Galway cathedral on Thursday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Eamonn Casey was buried on a windy, intermittently sunny day in the crypt at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas in Galway. (...)

File image of Bishop John Kirby, Bishop Eamonn Casey and Fr Dermod McCarthy. File photograph: Collins Photos

The late Bishop Eamonn Casey believed “he had done the church a great disservice”, Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby recalled on Tuesday. “He used those(...)

Dunnes Stores strikers picket outside the store on Henry Street Dublin. The strike began in 1984 and lasted almost three years. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea

A register of sports people and entertainers who travelled to South Africa, published in 1986 by the United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, included(...)

Phil Lynott, lead singer  Thin Lizzy,  died on January 4th, 1986. He was 35. Photograph:  Eric Luke

– Phil Lynott, lead singer with Irish rock band Thin Lizzy (below), died on January 4th. He was 35 years old.–Jennifer Guinness, wife of Guinness Maho(...)

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