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A protestor in the People’s Vote demonstration against Brexit,  June 23rd,  London. Photograph:   Simon Dawson/Getty

Have you been keeping up with the qualms that business leaders have aired about Brexit? Billionaire Michael Bloomberg once said it was “the dumbest t(...)

Members of the Together for Yes Campaign call for abortion reform in Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Republic of Ireland is apparently heading for hell and Northern Protestants have no intention of being dragged down that primrose path, according (...)

The Presbyterian Church is in favour of retaining the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Frank Miller / THE IRISH TIMES

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has called for retention of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which recognises the equal right to life of m(...)

Rev Obinna Ulogwara has asked the High Court for injunctions preventing Church of Ireland Archbishop Dr Michael Jackson from terminating what he contends is his employment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Church of Ireland Primate and Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, has denied ever being the employer of a Dublin-based Anglican minister. R(...)

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(...)

Rt Rev Peter Barrett at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. He had lectured in Anglican spirituality at Milltown Institute. Photograph: Collins

The former Church of Ireland Bishop of Cashel and Ossory Rt Rev Peter Barrett (59) died at his home in Dublin on Wednesday evening. His resignation as(...)

Walton Empey, archbishop of Dublin from 1996 to 2002, said: “I certainly have no hesitation in calling for a Yes vote.” Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Two retired Church of Ireland archbishops of Dublin and a leading Catholic theologian have called for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum(...)

Archbishop of Dublin, Most Rev Michael Jackson: sectarianism  ‘insufficiently explored  in the Republic’. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There was a little of Lady Macbeth in the reaction of some in the Church of Ireland to Archbishop Michael Jackson’s recent observations on sectarianis(...)

All at see

The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, has ruffled more than a few feathers throughout his diocese, among both clergy and lai(...)

In an article in today’s Irish Times, Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson criticises those who had “hurt” other members because they had married outside the church, as well as those who had recently been “deeply pejorative” about the Catholic Church’s position on abortion. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough has criticised members who describe newcomers as “Polyester Protestants” in a fresh interve(...)