Pierre Pepper

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Almost 90% of people in Co Offaly declared as Catholic in Census 2016. File photograph: Thinkstock Images

Offaly might have the largest number of declared Catholics of any county, but it is not immune from the struggles facing the Catholic Church. In all,(...)

Fr Pierre Pepper is carried aloft after defeating Jared Madden during his amateur boxing match in  Banagher in Co Offaly.  The fight  raised proceeds for charity. Photo: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

  It was white-collar boxing Banagher-style and there could be only one winner, local curate Fr Pierre Pepper. The culmination of week(...)