Fri, 24 Apr, 2020
Gardaí investigating the gruesome killing of another homeless man in Cork, whose head and arms were apparently cut off, have appealed for witnesses to contact them.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children has lodged an appeal in Australia's highest court against his convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
After his resignation in 2013, Pope Benedict chose to live in the Vatican in silence. But his presence, his influence, and a growing campaign is causing problems for Pope Francis and threatens to undermine his papacy, writes.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
About the kindest way to describe how John Horan is going about fixing the fixtures is that it’s as if after commissioning the Brennan brothers to assess and improve his hotel, he has them arrive on site only to find him already unleashing his inner Dermot Bannon who is about to give a foreman the thumbs up to a garish giant water fountain being plumped in the middle of the foyer.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
Paul Connolly has 215 previous convictions including 14 for dangerous driving and three for hit-and-runs. He admitted taking cocaine and tablets the night before his car mounted the footpath in this case.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Pope Francis has said women have "legitimate claims" to seek more justice and equality in the Catholic Church, but stopped short of endorsing more sweeping calls to recognise the "urgency of an inevitable change" to give them leadership roles.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
A former top Vatican official has accused Pope Francis of having known of allegations of sex abuse by a prominent US cardinal for five years before accepting his resignation last month and he called on the pontiff to resign.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
I disagree with those atheists and materialists who have been launching scathing attacks on the Pope’s upcoming visit. It’s not often that a pope takes a trip to Ireland so I think we should extend every courtesy to him.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018