The Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross has asked priests to suspend the ‘sign of peace’ handshake during Masses and religious ceremonies amid fears that a new strain of the flu virus has hit Ireland.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
An audit by the Catholic Church’s child protection watchdog has found worrying disparities between dioceses in the way they deal with allegations of sexual abuse. The audit by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church includes a series of reports on dioceses across the island.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2013
FOLLOWING a meeting of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and SIPTU member nurses at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital yesterday, the unions have sought a meeting with HSE management tomorrow to discuss the decision to close 25 beds at the hospital.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
DETAILS revealed today about the secretive 2002 deal agreed by the then Minister for Education and Science Dr Michael Woods with Catholic religious orders implicated in child abuse suggest that it is even more inequitable than was first imagined.
Mon, 25 May, 2009