Minister praises proposed gift of Carlow College to the Government

Minster for Higher Education Simon Harris has praised Carlow College, St Patrick’s, for their “generous offer” to gift the Catholic university to the State. However, there is a “long and labourious” process ahead to get the transfer right, Minister Harris said. The college continues negotiations with the newly-formed South Eastern Technological University (SETU). “I think…

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Wexford parish announces parish prayer mission Wexford parish is hosting a week-long mission of prayer October 2-9 that will be a time of “celebration, belonging and renewal”. ‘A Mission for All’ begins Sunday October 2, and includes talks, Mass, visits to schools, faith testimonies and more. Bishop of Ferns Ger Nash will open an icon…

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Ukrainian bishop praises Irish kindness as struggle for freedom continues

Refugees from the war in Ukraine have benefitted from Ireland’s “world-famous hospitality”, Ukrainian Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski has said in a message. He warned however that the struggle for freedom isn’t over yet, while the cost of rebuilding will be “unimaginable”. The message from Bishop Nowakowski, Apostolic visitor for Ukrainians Resident in Ireland and Northern Ireland,…

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