Bartholomew Prendergast (66): jailed for 10 years, with 18 months suspended

A Waterford man has been sentenced to 10 years for the sexual abuse and rape of two sisters and a third woman over the course of 12 years. Stephanie (...)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan  said  the Sunday World report had actually been ‘wholly factually correct’. File photograph: Diocese of Limerick

The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore issued a statement on Friday night saying a Sunday World news report he dismissed as “wholly incorrect” last Tuesd(...)

Bartholomew Prendergast (65) arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin today for his sentencing hearing. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A woman who was sexually abused and raped by her brother-in-law said the abuse continued when he was “supposedly fixed” after a priest directed him to(...)