Sr Consilio

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Noel Burke, father of Mark Burke. “It was not unusual for Mark to go missing for weeks on end, says Noel, “but we’d always know where to find him”. Photograph: Tom Honan

Mark Burke disappeared in Dublin on July 28th, 2014, and his partial remains, which had to be identified through DNA, were found at Thornton’s recycli(...)

 Homelessness  in  Belfast city centre. The charity Depaul has 156 hostel beds in Belfast, Derry and Dungannon, including 31 family units. Photograph:  Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

For recovering alcoholic Christopher from Co Armagh, Christmas Day was spent at the Rosemount House homeless hostel on the Antrim Road in north Belfas(...)

Every person who is addicted has a negative impact on four others, usually loved ones and family members

People suffering from addiction are among the most stigmatised in Ireland. Sadly, addicts are still seen as morally flawed and reprehensible in a way (...)

Bishop Éamonn Walsh: he suggested that the money saved might be donated to a hospices that  help people with addiction issues. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

People might give up alcohol for Lent, or cut down on their intake, Dublin’s Catholic Auxiliary Bishop Éamonn Walsh has suggested.“It makes good heal(...)

Former priest Patrick Crowley pictured at Cork District Court. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

A former priest who pleaded guilty to abusing two altar boys over 20 years ago yesterday spoke of the shame of being among the most despised people in(...)