The President of the High Court has approved arrangements governing access to documents to be used for an application by the State’s corporate watchdog for appointment of inspectors to Independent News and Media plc.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone says she shares former president Mary McAleese’s view that the Catholic Church is misogynistic, and she intends to raise these concerns in person when she visits the Irish College in Rome later this week.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that he will consider a call from the former President Mary McAleese for an inquiry into the church's handling of child abuse allegations against Fr Malachy Finnegan.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
An academic who had access to one diocesan archive reports accounts of physical abuse and medical neglect and argues that the files are not accurately reflected in the McAleese Report into the Laundries, writes
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and her department have been accused of misleading the UN by claiming the McAleese report made “no finding” in relation to State liability with regard to Magdalene Laundries.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
TOMORROW a policy document signed by former president Mary McAleese and 130 other international signatories will reach a UN conference in New York. The document supports efforts by a Catholic lobby group to convince the Vatican to lift a 48-year-old veto on contraception.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Schoolboy, Paddy Flynn, has brought Traveller issues very much to the fore in recent weeks. In this edited extract from his PhD project, Trinity student and author , argues the Irish 'state' has and continues to be a 'cold house' for Irish Travellers and it is time to remedy that before making any exhortations to pride in our nation.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Decades on from bloody killings during Northern Ireland’s troubles many victims’ families remain impatient for change to ensure hatred does not pass down through generations, the former President of Ireland Mary McAleese has said.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016