The unique Christian message to the power of the GAA that was the John 3:7 sign made famous for over 30 years at stadiums around Ireland had its final day out in Limerick yesterday as Frank Hogan, who married his deep faith with a passion for Gaelic Games, was laid to rest in Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery.
A former director at the juvenile justice facility at which Edward Bryan worked for 15 years has called for the publication of the full report into how allegations made against the former Christian Brother were handled.
Questions linger over how former Christian brother Edward Bryan, jailed last month for sexual offences, remained working with young offenders for so long - and whether it should have been handled differently, writes Noel Baker
“The plan presented by US president Trump and further fleshed out by Israel prime minister Netanyahu is nothing less than a recipe for endless oppression and injustice,” according to the a joint statement from inter-denominational bishops who recently visited Palestine.
The religious order which owns the Bessborough campus in Cork City has been accused of abandoning its moral compass after confirming it plans to pull the plug on its involvement in the family centre which cares for vulnerable families and children.
The recent rescue from the sea of around a dozen youngsters attending Irish college at Magheroarty beach in Co Donegal is a reminder of the extremely dangerous seas in that county. Enormous Atlantic rollers strike the coast with incredible force and destructive power.
The President of University College Cork (UCC) says the university stands against “ignorant shameful hate” after a respected Muslim lecturer received a sinister voicemail calling for his execution.
The State paid €2m for a majority stake-holding in the Great Blasket a decade ago, which then-environment minister, John Gormley, considered good value, given the island’s cultural importance and its potential as a tourist attraction.
The Supreme Court of Tasmania heard the case of Christian missionaries Fanny Alida Beerepoot and Rembertus Cornelis Beerepoot who had failed to pay an income tax and other charges in 2017.
Corky Browne left Carrigtwohill for a life in racing, working with legendary trainer Fred Winter, in England, before forging a glorious partnership with five-time champion trainer Nicky Henderson. Browne announced his retirement, at 77, last week, ending a 62-year association with the sport.