Fr Oliver O’Reilly delivers a sermon condemning the attack on Kevin Lunney at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has expressed his support for Co Cavan priest Fr Oliver O’Reilly for “offering moral leadership in a difficult time” after (...)

Turbulent priest? Fr Oliver O’Reilly delivers a sermon condeming the attack on Kevin Lunney at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The Association of Catholic Priests has come to the defence of Co Cavan priest Fr Oliver O’Reilly after it emerged Seán Quinn complained about him to (...)

Peter Sheridan, a former RUC and PSNI assistant chief constable, said  threats made policing ‘much more difficult along the Border’. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Two of Northern Ireland’s former top police officers have rejected the idea of a cross-Border agency to catch those responsible for the torture of Qui(...)

Seán Quinn accused the priest of “telling lies” from the altar. File image: Collins

Businessman Seán Quinn complained to the Diocese of Kilmore about Co Cavan priest Fr Oliver O’Reilly over his homily condemning “the paymaster or paym(...)

 Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan  and  Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris during a press conference following a meeting in Government Buildings on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he does not accept suggestions “that the Border area is lawless,” following a string of high profile crimes in(...)

Sean Quinn’s interest in his hotels coincides with fresh approaches by the one-time billionaire to become involved in the running of his former building materials business, Quinn Industrial Holdings. Photograph: Collins

Businessman Sean Quinn explored the possibility of becoming involved again in the Slieve Russell Hotel, the Co Cavan hotel that he lost in his financi(...)

Kevin Lunney and his colleague Liam McCaffrey, pictured in Dublin in May this year. McCaffrey, chief executive of Quinn Industrial Holdings, was right to suggest that there are double standards at play in the response to the campaign of harassment and intimidation against the company’s executives. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men and women to do nothing. Co Cavan priest Oliver O’Reilly could have been channelling (...)

Fr O’Reilly said he sat and listened to Seán Quinn for 10 or 12 minutes and said ‘nothing’ during their tense meeting.

The Co Cavan priest who blamed “a Mafia-style group with its own godfather” for the attack on local businessman Kevin Lunney said he named nobody when(...)

 Kevin Lunney, who was abducted and tortured last month. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Vandalism to property owned by a brother of tortured Fermanagh businessman Kevin Lunney shows the intimidation of Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) exec(...)

Fr Oliver O’Reilly delivering his homily at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell, on Sunday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

This is the full text of the homily delivered by Father Oliver O’Reilly, parish priest of Ballyconnell, Co Cavan at masses this weekend in the wake of(...)

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