Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran was a guest on Today with Sean O’Rourke.

That collective moan you may have heard reverberating across Ireland on Monday morning was from Ireland’s Catholic bishops. It was not delayed reactio(...)

Marie Donnelly at a press event held by nurses and midwives to publicly call for a No vote in the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Proposed abortion legislation could force nurses and midwives out of a job, it has been claimed. Campaigners for a No vote in the referendum on the E(...)

Trustees of St Flannan’s College, Ennis, with Bishop Fintan Monahan (back right). Back: Fr Seamus Gardiner and parent Phil Costigan. Front: Canon Reuben Butler, principal Fr Ignatius McCormack, former staff member Maura Hitching.

Concerns have been raised over the way a priest was appointed as the new principal of St Flannan’s College, Ennis, Co Clare. Bishop of Killaloe Finta(...)

Fr Paddy Mooney after he administered ashes on a tractor driver outside Glenamaddy Church on Ash Wednesday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A north Galway parish says it is “overwhelmed” by the response to its “drive-though” Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of Lent. “A tremendous succ(...)

The new abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Glenstal Abbey in Murroe, Co Limerick, has been installed. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The new abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Glenstal Abbey in Murroe, Co Limerick, has been installed at a ceremony attended by 25 abbots, abbesses,(...)

The new Catholic Bishop of Killaloe, Fintan Monahan, has appealed to road users to be extra vigilant over the October Bank Holiday weekend amid an increase in road deaths. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The new Catholic Bishop of Killaloe, Fintan Monahan, has appealed to road users to be extra vigilant over the October Bank Holiday weekend. He said (...)

People make their way up Croagh Patrick Sunday. Photograph: Garrett White

From a table draped with a Papal flag at the foot of Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo, an overcoated man was offering “sure fire” protection to pilgrims worri(...)

Martin Drennan, Bishop of Galway (pictured) and Kilmacduagh, and Seamus Freeman SAC, Bishop of Ossory, are to retire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two Catholic bishops have today announced their retirements and a new Bishop of Killaloe has been appointed. Pope Francis has accepted the retirement(...)