Trócaire CEO ‘honoured’ with new appointment

The CEO of Trócaire, Caoimhe de Barra, has been elected the Chief Executive Officer of an umbrella group of Catholic social justice organisations. Caoimhe de Barra said the appointment to her new role in Coopération Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité (CIDSE), is an “honour and a privilege”. Having been a board member since 2020, she said:…

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The call to be countercultural in consecrated life

Religious orders continue to bring Christ’s teaching to life in a changing, challenging landscape, writes Chai Brady   It is understandable when Christians in Ireland feel dispirited each time they hear another religious house has closed, sometimes after almost 1,000 years of dedicated local ministry, but huge efforts are being made behind the scenes to…

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Priest warns Tallaght bus diversions due to antisocial issues causing ‘big problem’

A Dublin priest has said the decision to stop bus services to large areas of West Tallaght after 6pm is causing a “big problem” for parishioners. Diversions are permanently in place, until further notice, on Dublin Bus routes south of the Square shopping centre due to numerous incidents of antisocial behaviour. Fr William O’Shaughnessy, moderator…

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