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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
# Angry Feedback
# Angry Feedback

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

Nov 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 39,538 Views 34 Comments

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
# Pearly Gates
# Pearly Gates

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

Updated Aug 27th 2018, 3:17 PM 45,082 Views 77 Comments

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
# Powerless
# Powerless

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

Aug 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,446 Views 98 Comments

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
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:32 PM 20,494 Views 60 Comments

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
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

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

Aug 21st 2018, 8:28 PM 16,242 Views 133 Comments

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

# pope-visit - Monday 20 August, 2018

Meet the new Popemobile - plus how they've changed through the years
# Pope My Ride
# Pope My Ride

Meet the new Popemobile - plus how they've changed through the years

Aug 20th 2018, 2:11 PM 20,089 Views 4 Comments

A Skoda Rapid, that is.

# pope-visit - Sunday 19 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 11,660 Views 111 Comments

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
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

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

Aug 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,667 Views 52 Comments

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
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

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

Updated Aug 17th 2018, 9:08 AM 25,752 Views 84 Comments

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
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

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

Aug 16th 2018, 4:48 PM 34,622 Views 103 Comments

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
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

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

Aug 16th 2018, 7:48 AM 20,180 Views 80 Comments

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
# Exodus
# Exodus

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

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,337 Views 50 Comments

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
# Day Of Rest
# Day Of Rest

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

Aug 14th 2018, 3:28 PM 36,940 Views 60 Comments

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
# Crack Team
# Crack Team

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

Aug 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 38,833 Views 111 Comments

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’
# Meeting Of Families
# Meeting Of Families

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

Jun 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 25,487 Views 102 Comments

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
# WMOF2018
# WMOF2018

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

May 6th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,374 Views 99 Comments

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
# John Paul
# John Paul

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

Oct 10th 2015, 10:00 AM 21,551 Views 33 Comments

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

# pope-visit - Friday 17 September, 2010

Sixth man arrested in Pope threat
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# Pope

Sixth man arrested in Pope threat

Sep 17th 2010, 8:17 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

Five arrested over plot to harm Pope Benedict
# Pope
# Pope

Five arrested over plot to harm Pope Benedict

Sep 17th 2010, 2:11 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

Police say papal visit remains secure and unchanged despite arrests.

# pope-visit - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Pope adviser calls UK a 'Third World country'
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# Pope

Pope adviser calls UK a 'Third World country'

Sep 15th 2010, 5:50 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

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