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#Pope Visit

# pope-visit - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Pure sectarian hatred' or 'totally biased pro-Catholic coverage': Complaints to RTÉ over papal visit

Documents released show that RTÉ received nearly 1,000 pieces of “feedback” over its coverage.

# pope-visit - Monday 27 August, 2018

The Phoenix Park reopens at 4pm today - over 15 hours ahead of schedule

The restrictions on entrance to the park were to remain closed until 7am tomorrow.

# pope-visit - Friday 24 August, 2018

Nearly 200 student gardaí will patrol the Papal visit - but they won't be able to actually arrest anyone

These students have no powers of arrest and can not carry out any official tasks that gardaí are permitted to do.

# pope-visit - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Round-the-clock news, live Mass, and a Joe Duffy special: RTÉ reveal schedule for papal visit

The national broadcaster will show over 20 hours of Pope-related coverage across its two channels this weekend.

# pope-visit - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit

He also said he was “excited to return” to Ireland, having lived in Dublin previously.

# pope-visit - Monday 20 August, 2018

# pope-visit - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

# pope-visit - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Mascots, bakers, and ironing mammies: here's what the 13,000 papal visit volunteers will be up to

It’s the first time a Pontiff will visit Ireland in over four decades, and thousands are needed to keep the show running.

# pope-visit - Friday 17 August, 2018

'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit

The comments from the Church come ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland next week.

# pope-visit - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Morale is on the floor': Defence Forces to be paid just €47.59 per day for extra work during Pope visit

Soldiers have to provide assistance when requested to do so, but groups say they are not being compensated adequately.

Vatican's child protection chair Sean O'Malley withdraws from World Meeting of Families event

He was due to chair a panel on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults on 24 August.

# pope-visit - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

# pope-visit - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Chairs of the faithful: Commemorative Pope Francis seats go on sale ahead of Phoenix Park mass

The chair, made from 100% recyclable cardboard, can withhold a weight of up to 100kg.

# pope-visit - Saturday 4 August, 2018

This is the crack team that will be protecting the Pope during his Irish visit

The Swiss Guard will be in Dublin with the main man.

# pope-visit - Monday 11 June, 2018

‘Of course’ LGBT couples welcome to volunteer says Archbishop: ‘It’s also a Catholic event’

Full details of the Pope’s participation in the World Meeting of the Families were confirmed today.

# pope-visit - Sunday 6 May, 2018

The Pope's visit has attracted over 2,500 volunteers

The World Meeting of Families is coming to Dublin in August.

# pope-visit - Saturday 10 October, 2015

How an outbreak of ragwort brought Pope John Paul II to a field in Drogheda

The Grant family’s lives changed forever with just one, simple farming decision.

# pope-visit - Friday 17 September, 2010

A SIXTH MAN has been arrested in connection with a supposed threat to the Pope during his visit to the UK. Five men were arrested earlier, all of whom worked for the same contract cleaners in Westminister City Council. The London Metropolitan police released a statement that said: “We are satisfied that our current policing plan remains appropriate”.

Five arrested over plot to harm Pope Benedict

Police say papal visit remains secure and unchanged despite arrests.

# pope-visit - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Pope adviser calls UK a 'Third World country' Pope

Pope adviser calls UK a 'Third World country'

One of the Pope’s senior advisers airs his thoughts on Britain’s multicultural society…