Belvedere College on Great Denmark Street in Dublin: the order said the late Fr Joseph Marmion, who died in 2000, abused boys while he was on the teaching staff in the 1970s. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Despite the credibility of the pupils’ allegations, the question of reporting the matter to the gardaí did not arise in any conversation at that ti(...)

Belvedere College, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A statement from the Irish Jesuit Order following the publication of some of the contents of an inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse against Fathe(...)

The Jesuits said the sexual abuse of pupils at the Dublin school in the 1970s was a shameful chapter in the order’s history. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

Allegations that pupils were sexually abused by a Jesuit priest in Belvedere College in the 1970s were not properly investigated, or brought to the at(...)

Belvedere College, Dublin. Fr Joseph Marmion ‘abused boys sexually, emotionally and physically while he was on the teaching staff’ there in the 1970s, the Jesuits said. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Jesuits have appointed two independent experts to assist former pupils of their schools who were abused by the late Fr Joseph Marmion. In a(...)

Belvedere College, Dublin. Fr Joseph Marmion ‘abused boys sexually, emotionally and physically while he was on the teaching staff’ there in the   1970s, the Jesuits said. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Jesuit priest abused boys at Belvedere College in Dublin’s city centre when he taught there in the 1970s, the congregation has confirmed, two years (...)

Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, watch as the coffin of the celebrated broadcaster Gay Byrne, is carried into St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gay Byrne was remembered at his funeral on Friday as a much loved husband and father, a friend and colleague and so very much more. He was, said the (...)

The tomb of Fr John O’Sullivan SJ during his beatification at St Francis Xavier’s church on Gardiner Street in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There were wristbands, portaloos and even merchandise on sale on Dublin’s Gardiner Street at the weekend. However, this wasn’t some inner-city music (...)

It should not happen in Ireland and certainly not in a year which commemorates the beginnings of the Reformation 500 years ago, when Martin Luther nai(...)

(From left): Frank and Paula Cullen, the parents of Leo  with Brian O’Driscoll’s mother and father Geraldine and Frank at the Westin Hotel, Dublin .Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Tonight at the RDS Leinster will hope to celebrate victory in the RaboDirect Pro12 against the Glasgow Warriors and in doing so provide the appropr(...)