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# church-of-ireland - Friday 15 January, 2021

Church of Ireland apologises following mother and baby homes report
# Apology
# Apology

Church of Ireland apologises following mother and baby homes report

Jan 15th 2021, 8:10 PM 21,730 Views 42 Comments

The church said it was complicit ‘as with the rest of society’ in stigmatising unmarried women and their children.

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

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,442 Views 32 Comments

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
# Christ Church Cathedral

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

Nov 13th 2018, 7:30 PM 22,932 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 24,474 Views 45 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Apr 26th 2018, 7:50 AM 46,224 Views 94 Comments

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
# Decimated
# Decimated

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

Oct 26th 2017, 8:33 PM 37,166 Views 105 Comments

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
# Sea Change
# Sea Change

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

Apr 15th 2017, 3:12 PM 32,097 Views 55 Comments

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
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

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

Nov 20th 2016, 2:58 PM 11,633 Views 55 Comments

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
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

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

Oct 19th 2016, 8:41 PM 11,752 Views 20 Comments

Patrick O’Brien will be sentenced next month.

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

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

16 memories anyone who grew up Protestant will recognise

Jun 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,984 Views 2 Comments

A good scon.

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

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

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

May 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 34,247 Views 60 Comments

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
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,411 Views 69 Comments

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'
# Black Santa
# Black Santa

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

Dec 17th 2015, 6:04 AM 6,898 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gothic Remains

Extraordinary photos showcase Ireland's abandoned churches

Sep 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 42,875 Views 56 Comments

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
# Take A Break

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

Aug 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,822 Views 20 Comments

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
# Referendum
# Referendum

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:45 PM 13,025 Views 237 Comments

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
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

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

Jul 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 215 Views 141 Comments

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
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

May 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 21,000 Views 251 Comments

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
# Casting Out Sin
# Casting Out Sin

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

Jan 9th 2014, 6:40 PM 11,828 Views 88 Comments

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
# Pat Storey

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

Nov 30th 2013, 2:50 PM 9,216 Views 111 Comments

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
# Sectarianism
# Sectarianism

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

Oct 16th 2013, 10:44 AM 7,030 Views 33 Comments

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
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

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

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,969 Views 3 Comments

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
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

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

Sep 20th 2013, 2:02 PM 8,024 Views 64 Comments

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
# Hidden Ireland

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

Jun 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,873 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Apr 13th 2013, 3:42 PM 5,752 Views 65 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jan 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,120 Views 40 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

Jan 10th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,956 Views 65 Comments

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
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:13 PM 7,526 Views 163 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Dec 21st 2012, 11:27 AM 2,889 Views 10 Comments

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
# COI
# COI

Church of Ireland enthrones new leader

Dec 15th 2012, 10:41 AM 4,905 Views 20 Comments

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

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

NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline

Dec 11th 2012, 2:13 PM 23,956 Views 119 Comments

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
# Religion
# Religion

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

Oct 18th 2012, 4:04 PM 14,042 Views 84 Comments

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
# Stolen
# Stolen

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

Jul 31st 2012, 11:56 AM 4,253 Views 15 Comments

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
# Heritage
# Heritage

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

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:54 AM 2,854 Views 0 Comments

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