The late Fr Godfrey O’Donnell (80) was ordained a Romanian Orthodox priest in February 2004 by His Eminence the Metropolitan Iosif.

The funeral Mass of Fr Godfrey O’Donnell (80) the only Irishman to be ordained a priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church in Ireland, took place on Mond(...)

Men survery the scene of the dig at the Emmet family plot in St Peter’s Chruch in Dublin in 1903. Photograph: Representative Church Body Library/Colin O’Riordan

The disappearance of the body of Robert Emmet is one of the great mysteries of Irish history. Emmet was tried and then hanged for instigating the ill(...)

File image of RIC cadets in Dublin. File photograph: Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

The general election was bookended by two episodes which show how remembrance of the State’s past remains current affairs. Fine Gael’s postponed, an(...)

Outgoing Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Dr Richard Clarke expressed his gratitude to the diocese and others throughout the Church of Ireland for their support during his tenure as archbishop. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Dr Richard Clarke has retired from both positions. Last November, he had announced h(...)

Terence MacSwiney

Cork City Council honoured its martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney this week at a special meeting to mark the 100th anniversa(...)

Raheny Village, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What’s so good about it? Living by the sea is a dream for many; while Raheny’s house prices have climbed in the past decade, they’re not as forbiddin(...)

The remains of Cameron Blair are removed from St Mary’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The family of 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student Cameron Blair, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month, remembered him at his funera(...)

An ambulance outside a house Newcastle, Co Dublin where three children were found dead on Friday. Photograph: PA

From early this morning in Newcastle, Co Dublin young women began placing bunches of flowers at the entrance of Parson’s Court, the estate where the b(...)

Sallynoggin Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Sallynoggin may not be a “destination” neighbourhood like nearby Dún Laoghaire, Dalkey, Monkstown, Killiney and Glasthule, b(...)

In a Word . . .

It’s January 25th and I bet you’ve taken down the crib? Far too soon! It should be there until February 2nd, Candlemas Day, ie tomorrow week. It marks(...)

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