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Louis O’Donoghue and Mary Rose Murphy take advantage of the new Pelletstown railway station in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Louis O’Donoghue and Mary Rose Murphy could hardly be happier that Ireland’s newest railway station has opened at Pelletstown, Co Dublin. Located on(...)

President Michael D  Higgins said last week that in March he had made known his concerns about the title of the event. Photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the Government will make a “collective decision” on how to respond to an invitation to attend a controversial religi(...)

Irish President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

Invitations to attend a controversial religious service in Armagh to mark the centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland and the partition of the i(...)

The invitation sent to Michael D Higgins said the service next month would be ‘of Christian worship hosted, organised and led by the leaders of the Church of Ireland, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian and Methodist Churches and the Irish Council of Churches’. Photograph:  Filippo Monteforte/AFP via Getty

The Church Leaders Group, which is hosting the controversial service in St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh next month, have said President Michael D Higgin(...)

Thousands of people from Donegal and Mayo protested in Dublin in June in support of a 100% redress scheme for homes and other buildings affected by blocks defective due to the mineral mica. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Church leaders in the west of Ireland have called on the Government to offer “full and immediate redress” to the thousands of people whose homes have (...)

Fr Tony Flannery accused Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary (pictured above) of lacking ‘ordinary human compassion’. Photograph: James Forde

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has disputed a claim that he refused permission for Fr Tony Flannery to celebrate the funeral Mass for his sister Ger(...)

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minority groups, “from divorced or separated people to LGBT+, migrants and the Travelling community”, should all feel they belong to Catholic parishes(...)

Trócaire called on the Government ‘to uphold Ireland’s reputation as a leader in international development’.  Photograph: Kim Haughton

Trócaire, the Catholic bishops’ social justice agency, has called on the Government to “honour its commitments to increase investment in overseas aid”(...)

Bishop Michael Router said national media coverage highlighted the serious intimidating behaviour connected to  ongoing drugs related criminal activity in the Border area.

A Catholic bishop is seeking an urgent meeting with Minister of State Frank Feighan over ongoing funding at a centre in Dundalk which helps families t(...)

There are now 29 parishes with a single priest in Cloyne. Photograph: iStock

Catholics in the Cork diocese of Cloyne have been advised that there may be no Masses in parishes where a priest is sick or on holiday. The dioceses’s(...)

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