Norah Casey

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National collections and appeals for the World Meeting of Families  started last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Catholic Church is trying to plug a €5 million hole in its fundraising for the visit of Pope Francis. Just days before the pontiff arrives in Ir(...)

“Sometimes it’s for productive purposes ... but more often it’s for no other reason than it is there.”

I don’t often find myself agreeing with Norah Casey. In truth, I don’t often find myself disagreeing with Norah Casey either. She rarely crosses my mi(...)

Norah Casey  wondered why women who might want a symposium on such themes had not organised one themselves.

Well-known Catholic Irish women were not invited to speak at the World Meeting of Families women’s symposium by organiser Norah Casey because her “per(...)

The ‘Voices of Impact: Women Leaders Shaping Global Change’, at the RDS on Saturday August 25th. as part of the World Meeting of families, will be chaired by broadcaster and entrepreneur Norah Casey. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A symposium dedicated to the global impact of women’s leadership will be held as part of the World Meeting of Families (WMF) later this month. The ‘(...)

Leo Varadkar: were he to call an election in September he  would be throwing the leadership of the country into doubt at precisely the time of greatest sensitivity in Brexit

The big clearout from Leinster House was a fortnight ago when the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess. The Cabinet had its final meeting on Wednesday(...)

What occurred at Dublin’s Mansion House last Tuesday evening was cathartic for many. Hundreds of people gathered there to welcome 230 women who had be(...)

Twin sisters Mairead Manley (left) and Breda Kennedy, survivors of the Goldenbridge Magdalene laundry stand with president Michael D Higgins as Roseanna Murphy speaks. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the intercity train pulls into Heuston Station, Dublin, from Cork just before noon, and the women - once prisoners in Magdalene laundries - begin t(...)

 Magdalene survivors Breda Duffy and Martha Osmond, who were together in the Limerick Magdalene laundry. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Hundreds of Magdalene women from Ireland, including those who have been living abroad, are taking part in an historic two-day event in Dublin on Tuesd(...)

Unknown Magdalene Laundry with women at work: Women, the working classes and the poor  suffered inordinately at the hands of those newly established in power.

Dublin’s Mansion House Round Room has hosted many historic occasions: the first meeting of Dáil Éireann in January 1919 and the dramatic turnout of th(...)

Norah Casey pictured this week receiving an award. Several facts used to promote her Planet Woman initiative are wrong or have been largely discredited.

This week, former Dragon’s Den panellist and magazine publisher Norah Casey launched her annual Planet Woman Academy initiative. It is essentially a m(...)

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