The family of a woman who died following a collision with a Luas tram say they will carry her in their hearts forever.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
The driver of the tram said the lighting was bad in the area and he did not see the woman until it was too late.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
As a child, I had what some might describe as a religious fervour, writes Louise O’Neill
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
An Post has today issued a stamp to mark the centenary of what became known as apparitions of Fatima.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
A stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara received Cabinet approval before it was put on sale, An Post said.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Colette Sheridan speaks to the two men who built the Popemobile for his visit to Ireland, which can now be rented for stag or hen parties.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Pope to make pilgrimage to the Portuguese town for the centenary of the Virgin Mary’s ‘apparition’, writes Barry Hatton.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
With more than 150,000 pilgrims expected to attend the Knock Novena, Micheal Kelly reflects on the enduring draw of the Mayo shrine.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
A new generation of violent young criminals are among the suspects for a reckless gun attack outside a Dublin pub which left a drug boss with serious head wounds and three innocent bystanders with minor injuries.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2013
Gardaí are checking Luas cameras for a tall man wearing a tracksuit in connection with a gangland murder of a street drug dealer yesterday morning.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Detectives believe morning commuters may have seen the killers behind the country’s latest gangland-style shooting.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
A 27-year-old man has been shot dead in Dublin.
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Fri, 28 Dec, 2012
A FIANNA FÁIL senator, who used Oireachtas privilege to disclose how the Sacred Heart Missionaries were not properly supervising a suspected Cork paedophile, has been complained to the Oireachtas Committee on Procedure and Privileges.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
IN 1961 the town of San Sebastian de Garabandal in the Cantabrian Mountains of northern Spain had only 80 households.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2011
FEARS were growing among victims yesterday that the former principal of a Co Cork boarding school could leave the country permanently after a deluge of victims spoke out about his alleged reign of terror.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
SENIOR members of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart intend to interview former pupils and teachers at a Co Cork boarding school as part of its efforts to tackle ongoing allegations of sexual abuse by a former principal.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2011
THE first complaint of sexual abuse against the former principal of Carrignavar College and Cork GAA selector, Fr Donncha Mac Cárthaigh, was investigated by his brother, who was then the head of his order in Ireland.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
A CORK-BASED priest was training under-age county teams and was a selector of the minor county football team, even though sex abuse allegations had been made against him years earlier.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011
THERE’S scarcely a town or village in the country, never mind a city, without a so-called ‘problem estate’ in which houses have fallen into disrepair and the overall appearance is shabby and depressed.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
THE Portuguese Tourist Board has combined with PAB Tours to sell three special deals this year, one of them with an Irish theme of sorts.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2010
THE Pope has labelled abortion and gay marriage two of the most “insidious and dangerous” threats facing the world today.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
The pope today labelled abortion and gay marriage two of the most “insidious and dangerous” threats facing the world today.
Thu, 13 May, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for an outdoor mass celebrated by the pope today at the Portuguese shrine of Fatima.
Tens of thousands of pilgrims are flocking to the central Portuguese shrine town of Fatima today for the Pope’s Mass celebrating the anniversary of the day when three shepherd children reported seeing visions of the Virgin.
The pope will address Europe’s economic crisis during a visit to Portugal which began today.
Tue, 11 May, 2010
WHAT’S the opposite of regeneration?
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
ANDY REID will not be offering Giovanni Trapattoni an apology to win an international recall – but he insists he is a better player now than when last included in an Ireland squad.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2009
WITH fewer and fewer people putting their faith in the Government, it seems more and more people are putting their faith in God.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2009
RECENTLY my room was destroyed in a house fire. My family, thank God, were saved from the flames and the toxic smoke.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2008
A bus collided with a car in central Portugal and rolled down a slope today, killing at least 12 people, authorities said.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2007
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann will face another painful milestone today, exactly three weeks since the four-year-old was snatched.
Thu, 24 May, 2007
The parents of missing four-year-old Madeleine McCann made a personal pilgrimage to the holiest site in Portugal today to pray for a miracle.
Wed, 23 May, 2007
The parents of missing four-year-old Madeleine McCann will make a personal pilgrimage to the holiest site in Portugal today to pray for a miracle.
THE VHI last night insisted it was doing all in its power to ensure a teenage girl who took ill while on a pilgrimage in Bosnia receives the best treatment.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2005
Movie star Mel Gibson is reportedly planning to follow his controversial The Passion of the Christ with a movie about Pope John Paul II - who died this month aged 84.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2005
Mel Gibson is planning a new film about the three children who claimed they saw a vision of the Virgin Mary at Fatima in Portugal.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2005
A 35-year-old Dublin man has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of the manslaughter of a former All Ireland boxing champion turned drug-dealer and addict.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2005
LUCIA de Jesus dos Santos, the last of three children who claimed to see the Virgin Mary at Fatima and who revealed a vision the Catholic Church said foretold the attempt to kill Pope John Paul II, died on Sunday, the Church said.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2005
Sister Lucia Marto, the last of three children who claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary in a series of 1917 apparitions in Portuguese town of Fatima, has died at 97.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2005
A man angry with fathering no sons stabbed four of his seven daughters to death as they slept and seriously wounded the other three in southern Egypt today.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2004
CROATIAN footballers will not be seeking divine inspiration in a visit to a Roman Catholic shrine ahead of a key Euro 2004 game with France, their coach said yesterday.
Thu, 17 Jun, 2004
Knock International Airport today, has announced its Summer 2004 charter flights schedule offering sun charter flights, city break flights to major European cities and flights to the major European pilgrimage destinations.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2004
THE holding company of the Joe Walsh tour and travel group saw pre-tax profits fall slightly in 2002 after a dip in turnover.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2004
The murky world of a double agent has been exposed
Tue, 13 May, 2003
THIS month being traditionally the month of the Rosary, I think we would do well to pray the Rosary from the heart.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2002
THE evil spectre of attempted child abduction visited County Louth last week where parents were told to be on alert after a man tried to lure two 10-year-old girls into his car.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2002
GARDAÍ yesterday warned parents to be on the alert after the attempted abduction of two children near their homes in Dundalk, Co Louth.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2002
Fourteeen passengers have died and another 24 are injured after their packed tour bus fell over a steep ravine in Portugal last night.
Sun, 25 Mar, 2001
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