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# Christian Brothers

This year
Court grants disclosure orders against head of Christian Brothers in actions by Jack Manning victims
The actions are being taken by Anthony Doherty and Donal Lynch.
Retired school principal jailed for the indecent assault of a pupil over 40 years ago
Former Christian Brother Paul Hendrick pleaded guilty to 11 counts of indecent assault on dates between May 1980 and July 1984.
Last year
Religious orders involved in redress sold properties totalling €90 million since 2016
A report by
Maria Delaney
Investigation by Noteworthy finds these congregations paid €27m to the State in redress during this time.
Investigation by Noteworthy finds these congregations paid €27m to the State in redress during this time
70% - or just under €250m - of redress for institutional child abuse now paid by congregations
Mother and baby institution survivor: "I have no expectations... It’s cold, hard business."
All time
Christian Brothers complete €6.8m contribution to redress fund
The religious organisation formally notified the Department of its intention to pay the money back in September.
Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme
The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.
Sky Sports secure exclusive NBA broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK
It’s good news for basketball fans in this part of the world as a four-year deal has been announced today.
Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Fingal
Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.
'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'
Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.
Board of management 'knew nothing' about Christian Brothers' plan to sell part of school playing fields
The Christian Brothers deny acting unconscionably over the sale of part of the school playing grounds.
Anger as controversial sale of 7.5 acres of south Dublin school land is confirmed
The land has already been zoned for housing.
Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys
Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.
School pitches that are to be sold by Christian Brothers are zoned for housing
The decision to sell off the pitches has been described as “completely unacceptable”.
Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches
The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.
'Hand over the keys': Pressure builds on religious groups over child abuse reparations
The religious groups say falling property prices are the reason only 14% of the total costs have been paid.
Supreme Court hears argument over Traveller's right to attend local school
The Christian Brothers school in Clonmel gives priority to students whose fathers were past pupils – and it’s being argued that this is discriminatory against Travellers.
Just 12 Christian Brothers convicted after 870 allegations
The NBSCCCI said the files they read left them in no doubt that a “great number of children were seriously abused by Brothers”.
Abuse victims to receive $16.5m as Christian Brothers declare US bankruptcy
Two corporations behind the ‘Irish’ Christian Brothers will enter ‘Chapter 11′ bankruptcy, which allows them to reorganise.
BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations
The family of Brother Gerard Dillon want the BAI to investigate allegations made against the deceased Brother in light of the controversy over the false allegations against Fr Kevin Reynolds.
Archbishop: Media must learn from Kevin Reynolds affair
Diarmuid Martin says that while there is no general “anti-Catholic bias” in the media, it must learn from the errors made within RTÉ.
RTÉ responds to "unsubstantiated" allegations claim
The State broadcaster has set out its reply to claims by the family of the now-deceased Br Ger Dillon that Prime Time made incorrect and unsubstantiated claims about the Christian Brother.
School wins appeal over exclusion of Traveller
John Stokes, 13, was rejected from the school in Clonmel because his father was not a past pupil.