Paul Dempsey

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The departing papal nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, at a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin with President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in early 2018. Photograph: Tom Honan

One of the most influential if low-key papal nuncios to serve in Ireland will leave shortly for Prague following the Vatican announcement of his appoi(...)

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 (...)

Prof Aoife McLysaght of the molecular evolution laboratory in the Smurfit Institute of Genetics at Trinity College.

Plans to reopen indoor social activity with the so-called Indian variant of Covid-19 circulating in Ireland is “nearly as insane as Christmas”, accord(...)

Neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin Dr Tomás Ryan said international travel quarantines were shown to work in South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. File photograph: Alan Betson

Many countries across Europe including Ireland are concluding that the only way to curb Covid-19 “is to bring this virus sharply under control” with (...)

Armagh v Roscommon in the National League in October: Armagh had "home advantage", courtesy of self-portraits from over 3,000 primary school children across the county in the stands. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Crowds There weren’t any. And it took our pundits some time to adjust to the new normal. Eg Before Armagh played Roscommon at the Athletic Grounds: C(...)

The coffin of Detective Garda Colm Horkan is carried to St James’ church in Charlestown, Co Mayo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was cut down in the prime of his life while doing the job that he loved and serving his country, his State funeral has hea(...)

Match-winner Joshua Kimmich looks on as Robert Lewandowski celebrates Bayern’s win over Dortmund. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/AP

James Richardson was struggling a little bit to find the words to describe just how monumental this Bundesliga battle of Bayern Munich and Borussia Do(...)

Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies is chased by Gelson Fernandes of Eintracht Frankfurt during their Bundesliga clash on Saturday. Photo: Andreas Gebert/Pool via Getty Images

It was his BT Sport colleague Ian Darke who explained why Paul Dempsey fell temporarily silent during his commentary on the Bundesliga game between Bo(...)

Christ Church cathedral

Irish churches are already cancelling events planned for well past the March 29th date to which current coronavirus restrictions apply. The installat(...)

While in Kildare town, Fr Paul Dempsey began writing weekly articles for the Leinster Leader and hosting a programme on Kildare FM. Photograph: Newbridge Catholic Parish

The new Catholic Bishop of Achonry diocese in the west of Ireland is to be Fr Paul Dempsey (48), current parish priest of Newbridge Co Kildare. He wil(...)

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