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The Cardinal Archbishop of Washington DC, Cardinal Donald Wuerl has pulled out of next week's three-day World Meeting of Families where he was due to deliver Wednesday's keynote address.
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:52 pm
Activist and former MP Bernadette McAliskey has called for Northern Ireland's suspended parliament to be "bulldozed".
Posted: August 18, 2018, 1:45 pm
The cost of playing the National Lottery is set to rise from next month, with the price of a two-line ticket with Lotto Plus to increase from €5, to €6.
Posted: August 18, 2018, 1:21 pm
Former president Mary McAleese has accused Pope Francis of being in a mode of thinking that puts the defence of the Catholic Church as an institution ahead of the interests of victims of clerical child sexual abuse.
Posted: August 18, 2018, 12:28 pm
Talks between Ryanair and the pilots' union Fórsa have been adjourned this evening.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:24 pm
A new all-time high for private residential rents has been reached for the ninth quarter in a row, according to the latest report from the property website
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:03 pm
The Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Seán O'Malley has said the "clock is ticking" for those in leadership positions in the Catholic church.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:01 pm
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow weather advisory as the tail end of tropical Storm Ernesto is expected to hit Ireland tomorrow evening.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:53 pm
Eighty students who sat the Leaving Certificate exams this year have not been given their results over fears they may have cheated.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 6:59 pm
More than half a million people, 25,000 sliced pans, 7,000 volunteers and 2,500 toilets - these are just some of the figures involved in the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Ireland.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 6:47 pm
A man in his 50s has been killed a road crash in Co Kildare.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:59 pm
Overall waiting lists for patients to be treated or seen at hospitals reduced slightly last month to 704,743 patients.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 4:13 pm
The Leader of the DUP, Arlene Foster, will not be attending the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Ireland.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 3:25 pm
The Court of Appeal will rule later this month on a Dublin woman's challenge against the abortion referendum result.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 2:35 pm
A man in his 20s has been charged in connection with the seizure of drugs in Cork worth around €45,000.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 2:35 pm
A relative of a person killed during The Troubles in Northern Ireland has brought a High Court challenge aimed at preventing the appointment of PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris as the next Garda Commissioner.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 2:03 pm
With up to 500,000 people expected to turn out to see Pope Francis, we look at some of the other events that have attracted large numbers of Irish people.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 12:17 pm
GSK is to close its Sligo manufacturing plant with the loss of 165 jobs by 2021.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 9:17 pm
The latest round of Brexit negotiations is due to get under way in Brussels today, with officials discussing the border and trade.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 3:44 pm
A new study by the Simon Communities has found a severe shortage of properties for people who rent using Rent Supplement and Housing Assistant Payment payments.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 3:24 pm


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