Fr Tony Flannery who chaired the Association of Catholic Priests’  public regional meeting in Tuam, Co Galway, ahead of the Papal visit. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pope Francis has been urged to avoid being “treated like a celebrity”, and to apologise to all those mistreated in the Magdalene laundries, mother an(...)

A question on the higher level Leaving Cert German paper focused on the attraction of Ireland for making films such as ‘Star Wars’, and if there were any drawbacks for the country. Photograph: Lucasfilm Ltd/Reuters.

Star Wars and refugees were two of the issues that appeared on the higher level Leaving Cert German paper which teachers called a very topical and fai(...)