A defendant could not ‘sit back on its laurels’ confident, because an important person in the case was dead, this was sufficient to ensure a strike out of the matter, the judge said.

THE Christian Brothers have failed to stop a High Court action brought against them by a man who alleges, when he was a child, he was sexually abused (...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the opening of St James’s Catholic primary school in Basin Lane, Dublin, in April 2014, whose creation – out of two merging Catholic schools – allowed Educate Together move into a former Christian Brothers school next door. Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

A trust controlling the only Catholic school to be divested to a non-denominational patron insisted on getting “fair” economic value for the arrangem(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the opening of St James Catholic primary school in Basin Lane, Dublin, in April 2014, whose creation – out of two merging Catholic schools – allowed Educate Together move into a former Christian Brothers school next door.   Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

Tensions have emerged at the only school to be divested from Catholic patronage to a non-religious patron over strict conditions which have been pl(...)

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