‘First Holy Communion and Confirmation ceremonies are to be deferred until further notice’.

The Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has described as “grossly disrespectful” and “almost cavalier” the manner in which churches were told thi(...)

Roy Warke, former bishop of Cork. Photograph: David Sleator

Former Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Roy Warke has died aged 90. His funeral will take place on Friday. His death on Tuesday came just weeks after (...)