Just hours before pledging support for his successor, the Bishop Emeritus of Cork and Ross was visiting the sick in Cork University Hospital, supporting, among others, a man from West Cork who had lost several fingers in a horrific lawnmower accident.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Every January, the same promises appear again and again on New Year’s resolution lists. New items, like “less time online”, might be gaining in popularity, but exercising more, losing weight, and quitting smoking are hardy perennials. They keep appearing because they can be tough to achieve.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
The chaplain at one of the country’s biggest universities has said only a small number of students are “anti-Church” and “make a lot of noise” and that many are “not completely disconnected” from their faith.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
ALREADY?! Shrove Tuesday has snuck up on us. Usually around now, time slows. There’s no bank holiday to look forward to. It feels like St Patrick’s Day and New Year’s Day are a year apart. New Year’s Day is a complete waste of a bank holiday, anyway.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Cardinals have begun informal contacts to discuss who should next lead the Catholic Church through a period of major crisis as the Vatican said it planned a big send-off for Pope Benedict XVI before he became the first pontiff in centuries to resign.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
THE Pope has summoned Irish bishops to an emergency meeting in Rome at which the fallout from the scandalous Murphy report into the rape and abuse of 320 children by 46 priests in the Dublin Archdiocese will be top of the agenda.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2010
German pharmaceuticals and chemicals manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim, has said that GPs and respiratory units nationwide have been inundated with requests for spirometry testing following the Irish Thoracic Society's recent Ash Wednesday campaign.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2004