Willie Doyle

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Britain’s Prince Andrew, the Duke of York (right) is greeted by Archbishop Eamon  Martin before a Service of Remembrance at St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast, on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The fact that Irish Catholics and Protestants fought and died, side by side, in World War I was neglected for too long by all sides, north and south o(...)

A new memorial to the Irish who fought at Passchendaele and to the Jesuit priest and army chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ has been unveiled. UK ambassado(...)

Fr Willie Doyle: was often to be found beyond the front line comforting those who they faced death or dragging them to safety if they could be saved

“If one of two has to suffer, why shouldn’t you be the one?” Hard words perhaps. But surely our families and our communities would be transformed if e(...)

When the first World War broke out in 1914 Ireland was yet to gain independence. The British army had always had a presence there and a strong traditi(...)

Members of the Metropolitan Police Service Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Band pictured in the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Messines, Belgium, on Remeberance Sunday in 2008. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The images of man and beast floundering in suffocating mud would define not only the Battle of Passchendaele, but the first World War in the popular i(...)

The Soldiers & Chiefs exhibition at the National Museum Collins Barracks examines all aspects of Irish military history from 1550 to the present d(...)

Fr William Doyle SJ. Photograph: fatherdoyle.com

Catholic priests have been the subject of bad press in recent decades, much of which has been self-inflicted. But the scandals of recent decades are o(...)

Minister of State John Halligan: a report commissioned at the request of Halligan advises against the expansion of cardiac care services at Waterford hospital. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

News that services at Waterford hospital could be reduced because of a report commissioned at the request of local TD and Minister of State John Hall(...)

 Rachel Graham and Pearl Slattery of Shelbourne with Kylie Murphy and Rachel Graham of Wexford Youths. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

They may be wearing different colours but Shelbourne will be aiming to make it a four-in-a-row of FAI Women’s Cups when they face league champions Wex(...)