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The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)
Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.
Here is the week's news... skewed
BREAKING via The Mire wire: A “no loaves, no fishes” Eucharistic Congress; TDs free to terrorise old constituencies…
Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress
Croke Park is close to being sold out for the event, at which pilgrims will watch a message from Pope Benedict.
Here's how Croke Park looks for the Eucharistic Congress Mass on Sunday
It’s almost like an ice-skating rink, with white plastic platforms laid over the pitch to cater for attendees.
Kenny, Gilmore to host reception for high-ranking Catholic clergy
The Taoiseach doesn’t expect a hostile response from Church leaders tomorrow despite his speech on the separation of Church and State last year.
Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse
The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.
Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins
The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.
Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity
Diarmuid Martin yesterday stressed the “common baptism” between Catholic and Protestant Christians.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
Shades and sun hats: Day 1 of the Eucharistic Congress
Over 12,500 pilgrims from around the world gathered at the RDS today for the opening ceremony.
Abuse victims remembered at opening of Eucharistic Congress
In his opening greeting, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the past 50 years have been marked with a dark side.
Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?
Tens of thousands will attend the events, which will also be screened on TV. Will you be following them?
LGBT group to protest at Eucharistic Congress
LGBT Noise says it wants to emphasise the principle of the separation of church and state at the event.
Library waives €4,160 fine after return of 'lost' 1932 Eucharistic Congress book
A book of photographs from the last Eucharistic Congress in Dublin is returned to Navan Library – almost 80 years overdue.
Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress
More than 20,000 people have already booked tickets for events during the Eucharistic Congress next month – but with 80,000 expected to attend the final mass, organisers expect last-minute ticket sales.
Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress
A Dominican friar has developed the app to enable pilgrims around the world to experience the Congress, which takes place in Dublin in June.
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The Daily Fix: Saturday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Almost 2,000 volunteer for Eucharistic Congress
Up to 25,000 people a day are expected to attend the event when it takes place in Ireland this summer for the first time in eighty years.
It's coming this summer - but what was the Eucharistic Congress like in 1932?
More than one million people attended the final mass in Dublin’s Phoenix Park when it took place in 1932. This video shows what it was like.
The Eucharistic Congress: what we know so far
Ireland is hosting the 50th annual event for the first time since 1932. So, what will go down?
80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park
It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.
Bishops gather to kick-off 2012 congress countdown
This will be the first time since 1932 that the event has taken place in Ireland.