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# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review

A 2015 review found several institutions had no public appointment or tendering procedure for the employment of chaplains.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow Christ Church Cathedral This post contains videos

'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow

After going missing in 2012 the relic of the Patron Saint of Dublin will finally be going back on display in Christ Church Cathedral.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Garda probe after Offaly Church of Ireland parish has over 100 windows smashed

An investigation has been launched after the damage to St Catherine’s Church.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 26 April, 2018

St Laurence O'Toole's heart found by gardaí six years after it was stolen

The 800-year-old relic was stolen from Christ Church Cathedral in 2012.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Vandals cause up to €70,000 worth of damage to Galway church

The damage to Errislannan church was only discovered today.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest

Sargent led the political party for six years between 2001 and 2007.

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

# church-of-ireland - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Church of Ireland praises the courage of those abused by lay worker Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O’Brien will be sentenced next month.

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise SUNDAY SCHOOL

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise

A good scon.

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours

A spokesperson for the school said the fee has been written off in the past in cases where families are in financial difficulty.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will'

The annual Black Santa appeal is kicking off in Dublin today.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches Gothic Remains This post contains videos

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

And give a fascinating insight into our religious history.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Watch: Drone captures stunning views of inside St Patrick's Cathedral Take A Break This post contains videos

Watch: Drone captures stunning views of inside St Patrick's Cathedral

It’s been around for a long time, but you haven’t seen it from this angle.

# church-of-ireland - Monday 2 February, 2015

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes

I shudder to imagine what those mothers and their beautiful babies went through. But we need to ask the difficult question: is this the correct use of funds that children living today so badly need?

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

Dr Paul Colton said that the Church of Ireland has not yet caught up with or responded to the current debate on same-sex marriage.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 9 January, 2014

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 30 November, 2013

First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin

Pat Storey, who has been a rector of St Augustine’s in Derry since 2004, takes over as Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# church-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sectarianism "is alive" in Dublin's Church of Ireland community - Archbishop

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# church-of-ireland - Friday 20 September, 2013

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition Hidden Ireland This post contains images

Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition

Check out these 28 recently-discovered pictures of the event.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says church cannot be 'self-serving'

In an address today, Martin reminisced about his time in Clonliffe College, describing it as a “very cold place in more ways than one.”

# church-of-ireland - Friday 11 January, 2013

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Thursday was the final day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement legislation for the X case with religious and advocacy groups having their thoughts heard.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

The third and final day is a busy one, with pro-choice, pro-life and several faith groups all weighing in on abortion.

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 23 December, 2012

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Archbishop Dr Richard Clarke said that he would be “as restrictive as one can with compassion and humanity” when it comes to abortion.

# church-of-ireland - Friday 21 December, 2012

Anglican Archbishop welcomes moves 'to bring clarity' to abortion law

Dr Michael Jackson says the abortion issue is one of “almost indescribable complexity”.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Church of Ireland enthrones new leader

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke will be enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland today.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Every day brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline

Northern Irish figures show for the first time that the question of national identity cannot be directly related to religion.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

The bell, which was held in a former Church of Ireland church, was made in the 1700s and weighs around 300lbs.

# church-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street

The address was home to Murphy’s Pram and Nursery store but safety concerns have led to demolition beginning.