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
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Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan will be joined by one-time US presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders strategist Tadd Devine on a heavy-hitting schedule for this year’s Kennedy Summer School.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Based on the true story of how the Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight’ investigative team broke the story of institutionalised sexual abuse of children by the Catholic Church in the city of Boston, (15A) is both timely in its subject matter and something of a throwback in its form and delivery.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Charges have been dropped against Aisling Brady McCarthy, the Irish nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care in the US, after the medical examiner’s office reversed its position and concluded the death was not a homicide caused by shaken baby syndrome.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
The murder trial of Aisling Brady McCarthy — the Irish nanny accused of fatally assaulting a one-year-old girl in Boston — has been postponed in a dramatic development which saw a judge order a full review of medical evidence relating to the baby’s death.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
John Lordan was born in Bandon, Cork, in 1876. Historian and media student,, reveals a compelling story of how, after migration to America, he made a name for himself as a long distance runner, winning the 1903 Boston Marathon and competing in the strangest Olympic race ever held at the 1904 St Louis games.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
One of the many interesting little anecdotes that emerged out of the James ’Whitey’ Bulger conviction on Monday was the fact that his lawyers had fought successfully for the Boston gangster to keep possession of a 1986 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup ring.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post for $250m (€188m) in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family’s 80 years of ownership and hands one of America’s most influential publications to the businessman whose internet company transformed retailing.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013