Tony O Riordan

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A UN jeep attacked in Fr Tony O’Riordan’s Sudanese refugee compound in South Sudan. Photograph: Fr Tony O'Riordan, forwarded by Press 22

A west Cork missionary priest serving in South Sudan has said he will stay at his post despite an attack by 2,000-strong mob on his compound. Up to 5(...)

Fr Tony O’Riordan in South Sudan where he is charged with building schools for thousands of children

A long-serving parish priest of the Moyross area of Limerick has begun a new ministry in South Sudan. While Fr Tony O’Riordan has seen disadvantage u(...)

Fr Tony O’Riordan has said the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, is ‘not fit for purpose’. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Fr Tony O’Riordan steps down as parish priest of Moyross in Limerick on Friday, following six years during which he dealt with the damage left by pove(...)

Darragh O’Keeffe  (centre) with Jim Bolger and Twin Focus at Glebe House. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Horse trainer Jim Bolger’s picturesque 300-acre stud farm at Glebe House in Coolcullen, Co Kilkenny, is less than two hours away from the often troubl(...)

Limerick farmer David Thompson: “In rural Ireland we are scared. It’s bad enough when the gardaí aren’t on strike because the criminals know there aren’t enough gardaí on the beat anyway.” Photograph: Brian Gavin

Limerick farmer David Thompson, who holds a licensed firearm, has said he may have to use force to protect himself if his farm is targeted by criminal(...)

New Ireland provides life assurance, pension and investment solutions to individual and corporate customers. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Bank of Ireland has announced a number of senior management appointments at its New Ireland Assurance subsidiary. Tony O’Riordan has been appointed (...)

Fr Tony O’Riordan, PP, Corpus Christi Church, Moyross, Limerick. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Last Sunday, from the altar of Corpus Christi church in Moyross, parish priest Fr Tony O’Riordan condemned the drug dealers who have plagued the Lime(...)

Moyross: Primary school children do not have any access to National Educational Psychological Services, despite the fact that the Department of Education knows that many of the children  require therapeutic interventions. Picture: Don Moloney / Press 22

Crime and security were not election issues until the brutal killing in the Regency Hotel in Dublin. It’s a respectable venue, and the middle classes (...)

Housing in Moyross, Limerick. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Limerick City and County Council is failing to meet two of the objectives set out in its latest regeneration plan, according to an internal council(...)

Moyross in Limerick where Fr Tony O’Riordan claims “we’re being punished for our hard efforts to deliver educational outcomes for kids”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Department of Education has said a decision to remove a teaching post from a primary school in one of the most deprived parts of Limerick city was(...)

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