Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, speaking at the World Meeting of Families in August 2018. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has expressed concern at “a growing polarisation within the Catholic Church and by certain groups (...)

 Niamh Uí Bhriain, of Save the 8th Campaign, including new Disability Voices for Life group, at the launch of national billboard message in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was disgusting and extraordinary to describe the use of a Down syndrome boy for political purposes as child abuse, anti-abortion campaigners have s(...)

Disability Voices for Life will join the Save the 8th Campaign at a press conference in Dublin on Tuesday morning. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A ‘Save the 8th’ billboard campaign, featuring Joseph Cronin, a boy with Down syndrome, will begin nationwide on Tuesday in opposition to repeal of th(...)

Kilcoo’s Paul Devlin gets a yellow card from referee Noel Mooney during the Ulster club clash at Páirc Esler. Photo: Russell Pritchard/Presseye/Inpho

Clontibret 1-9 Kilcoo 0-11 An injury-time goal from Monaghan defender Dessie Mone snatched an unlikely victory for 14-man Clontibret in yesterday’s U(...)

Full list of candidates A battle is looming in the Wee County where sitting councillor Michael O’Dowd and his nephew Garrett jockey for positio(...)