Fr Richard Geoghegan came under fire from conservative Catholics following an appearance on hotelier Francis Brennan’s RTÉ show Grand Tour of Vietnam in 2017, wherein he performed in drag as singer Shirley Bassey, wearing a blonde wig and lipstick.

Standing in the family’s hardware store on Main Street in Carrick-on-Suir, Fiona Hearn remembers how Fr Richard Geoghegan gave her son First Holy Comm(...)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan . Photograph: Diocese of Limerick

The laicisation of a priest who appeared in drag on a television programme has been described as “inappropriate, unreasonable and unacceptable,” by th(...)