Category: Irish News

Golden jubilee for Waterford parish

St Paul’s Parish in Lisduggan, Waterford City celebrated 50 years of parish life May 7, with a Mass celebrated by bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan. Bright May sunshine greeted parishioners and clergy, as well as the jubilee choir – formed from the three parish choirs – who under the direction of organiser Sean…

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President Higgins unveils St Patrick sculpture President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins unveiled a sculpture of St Patrick and King Laoighre in Sandycove, Dublin, May 6. President Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins visited Sandycove to unveil the newly installed piece of public art at Otranto Park. The standing stone sculpture, designed by sculptor Imogen…

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Knights of Columbanus celebrate founder’s legacy

The Knights of Columbanus celebrated the centenary anniversary of its founder Canon James O’Neill on May 6 and 7 in Ballycastle. The gathering was well attended, with a number of talks from eminent speakers including historian Dr Éamon Phoenix, Archbishop Eamon Martin, Bishop Noel Treanor, Fr Eddie McGee and Mickey Harte. Fr McGee recounted the…

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Irish bishops in talks with LGBT Catholics

Exclusive A number of Irish bishops have engaged in a listening process with gay and lesbian Catholics as part of the synodal process, The Irish Catholic can reveal. It follows commitments from the organisers of the Irish synod  – which aims to hear from diverse voices about the future direction of the Church – that what they…

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Election sees Aontú build base for future

Aontú candidates have praised their party’s performance in the Northern Ireland Assembly election, saying that there’s a “good, solid base” to work with going forward. Speaking to The Irish Catholic newspaper, East Derry candidate Gemma Brolly said that the party “dived in at the deep end” and that the public supported their efforts. “Our performance…

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