Alice Leahy at the Alice Leahy Trust on Bride Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is the trust that Alice built. In 1975, Tipperary woman Alice Leahy, then a young nurse, believed she would solve Dublin’s rough-sleeper problem wi(...)

File image of Patrick O’Brien at Dublin District Court. File photograph: Court Collins

There have been calls for the Church of Ireland to set up an “outreach” service for all pupils of St Patrick’s Choir School who would have had contact(...)

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin: “As I understand it, O’Brien was never an employee of the cathedral,” says former dean Robert Mac Carthy. Photograph: Dennis Flaherty

The former dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Robert Mac Carthy, has said he removed convicted child abuser Patrick O’Brien from his role as an (...)

From left: Jonathan Corrie’s former partner Catherine McNeill, their daughter Natasha and their son Nathan speaking during an interview on RTÉ television on Thursday night. Photograph: Courtesy RTÉ

Jonathan Corrie’s adoptive parents bought him two houses in succession but he sold both, the retired Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin Very Rev(...)

Bare ruined choirs: a derelict Church of Ireland church in Co Meath. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Church of Ireland – An Illustrated History begins with a number of essays. Those on architecture and stained glass by Michael O’Neill and David La(...)