Archivists Noelle Dowling  and Brian Kirby with  Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin at exhibition in the Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new exhibition is opening in Dublin to commemorate priests and nuns who risked their lives to attend to the dead and dying, the injured and the hun(...)

File photograph of Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin  in Dublin’s  Pro-Cathedral. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese will mark Culture Night 2016 on Friday evening with events at the Pro-Cathedral on Marlborough Street. The night will b(...)

Among the documents of the Dublin diocesan archives from 100 years ago there is an account of how more than 40 people sought refuge in the Pro-Cathedral (above) when fighting broke out at Easter 1916 in  the city centre. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 20 Catholic priests who ministered to people killed and wounded during the 1916 Rising were among those remembered at a special event in Dub(...)

A cross which marks the place where James Connolly was executed, sitting in a chair, in  Kilmainham Gaol. Photograph: Frank Miller

There is a great irony in the fact that while planning the 1916 Commemorations, no-one remembered that Christians have the habit of celebrating the re(...)

 Gardaí: wanted to know if Capt Herbert Woods’s widow, who was living in the UK, should be informed about the discovery of the bodies.

The bodies of three Protestants killed by the IRA in Co Cork during the Truce were exhumed and secretly reburied in a local graveyard to avoid contro(...)

Wounded   troops  during the Battle of Loos in France. Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

As a young priest* Fr Francis Gleeson asked to be relieved of his duties following the terrible Battle of Loos in September 1915. Aged 31, “the sain(...)