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#Cardinal Rules

# cardinal-rules - Monday 23 May, 2011

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert From The Daily Edge
Live May 23rd 2011, 6:20 PM

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert

# cardinal-rules - Friday 20 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

May 20th 2011, 5:46 PM 27 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

# cardinal-rules - Friday 13 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 24) On the joy unconfined of watching Jedward
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 24) On the joy unconfined of watching Jedward

May 13th 2011, 3:12 PM 13 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland relates the excitement among the Fathers as they settled in for last night’s nailbiting Eurovision semi-final: “We decide to do the Rosary early to get it out of the way…”

# cardinal-rules - Friday 6 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II

May 6th 2011, 10:23 AM 15 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gives us a peek at his diary from the Vatican last weekend:”We are as excited as a bunch of schoolgirls on their way to a Cliff Richard concert”.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 29 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 22) Liveblogging the British royal wedding
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 22) Liveblogging the British royal wedding

Apr 29th 2011, 3:37 PM 38 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (Not) Primate of All Ireland gave us a blow-by-blow account of the action from (almost) inside Westminster Abbey.

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from the royal wedding From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 29th 2011, 12:30 PM

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from the royal wedding

# cardinal-rules - Friday 22 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 21) A guide to Christian relics
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 21) A guide to Christian relics

Apr 22nd 2011, 7:39 PM 18 Views 5 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland presents his guide to the lesser-known Christian relics, such as the Holy Mallet and Saint Paul’s Hanky.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 15 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
Live Apr 15th 2011, 8:16 PM

The Daily Fix: Friday

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 20) The Story of Derek
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 20) The Story of Derek

Apr 15th 2011, 7:28 PM 19 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland prepares us for Easter Week with the little-known story of Derek, the 13th – and possibly least-loved – apostle.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 8 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 19. The news gospel according to Me.
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Column: Cardinal Rules Part 19. The news gospel according to Me.

Apr 8th 2011, 2:10 PM 55 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us his take on the news stories of the past seven days. Gay cavemen, Kevin Myers and the discovery of a digital relic of St Therese – now THAT’s what he calls a headline.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 1 April, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional.
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Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional.

Apr 1st 2011, 4:23 PM 27 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us exclusive extracts from Fr Brendan Phelan’s short but intense journal, Without Hope, about his five days locked in a confession box.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 25 March, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 17. How to handle a scandal.
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Column: Cardinal Rules Part 17. How to handle a scandal.

Mar 25th 2011, 1:22 PM 12 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland imparts his hard-earned wisdom on how to cope with the fallout of scandalous revelations. Jazz hands are an important distraction tool.

# cardinal-rules - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 16. The REAL story of St Patrick.
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Column: Cardinal Rules Part 16. The REAL story of St Patrick.

Mar 17th 2011, 11:00 AM 11 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland unearths exclusive extracts from The Book of St Patrick, the definitive biography of our national patron saint. Maybe.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 11 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 11th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,394 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: The pictures that paint a thousand words in the Japanese disaster; Gaddafi stays classy; the HSE draws complaints on itself; the bell tolls for… er… tolls; and the mischevious wit of (Not) Cardinal Brady.

Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests
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Cardinal Rules Part 15: On Lenten bootcamp for priests

Mar 11th 2011, 7:04 PM 9 Views 7 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland brings the Fathers on a pre-Easter retreat of expiation and self-flagellation. They also promise to give up pink M&Ms for Lent.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 4 March, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 14: On being moved by moving statues
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Cardinal Rules Part 14: On being moved by moving statues

Mar 4th 2011, 7:30 PM 29 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland on having faith in Holy mysteries: “it’s the intellectual putty which fills in the holes of doubt caused by the cracks of reason”.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 25 February, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 13: On a good old demonic possession
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Cardinal Rules Part 13: On a good old demonic possession

Feb 25th 2011, 3:39 PM 32 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland extols the joys of exorcism on the silver screen.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 18 February, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 12: On the prophet Ned O'Keeffe
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Cardinal Rules Part 12: On the prophet Ned O'Keeffe

Feb 18th 2011, 4:10 PM 12 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland defends the outgoing TD’s right to root out the evil of intellectualism in politics.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 11 February, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 11: On being appy with His lot
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Cardinal Rules Part 11: On being appy with His lot

Feb 11th 2011, 7:29 PM 7 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland gets to grips with digital confessing – and on the miraculous apparition of a Messianic-like figure who may or may not be Enda Kenny.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 28 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 10: On FF (Family First) electioneering
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Cardinal Rules Part 10: On FF (Family First) electioneering

Jan 28th 2011, 2:45 PM 11 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland calls in on his old FF friend Mattie O’Moore as the party limbers up for canvassing and kissing babies.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 9: The view from here on high
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Cardinal Rules Part 9: The view from here on high

Jan 21st 2011, 2:50 PM 11 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland bringeth all the objectivity he can muster to bear on the turbulent events of the week.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 14 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 8: The state of the nation
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Cardinal Rules Part 8: The state of the nation

Jan 14th 2011, 3:53 PM 4 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland mulls over the passing of respectable God-fearing Catholic Ireland.

# cardinal-rules - Friday 31 December, 2010

Cardinal Rules Part 7: The year ahead
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Cardinal Rules Part 7: The year ahead

Dec 31st 2010, 10:04 AM 6 Views 0 Comments

Wondering what to expect from the new year? The (not) Primate of All Ireland is here to fill you in on all you need to know…